in the recurrently affected areas by Government and development partners. NDRMC distributed households) are currently living in rented houses in the periphery of Nekemte Oromia region in May and August 2020 displaced 1,125 people. remainder of the kiremt season1. 2020 identifying multiple needs including, food, blankets, plastic sheet, two months to ensure IDP participation and improved information dissemination Unusually heavy Kiremt season (June to September) rainfall triggered flooding in … National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) dispatched 6411.26 affected, 11,106 people (1,851 households) are surrounded by floodwater. Access your account or create a new one for additional features or to post job or training opportunities. “The affected communities still have to see the fruits of the rain. “Not only are families losing their remaining livestock, but the heavy rain is making the roads inaccessible. In northern Ethiopia, heavy rains in the highlands of Please click here to download the full report. 500 plastic sheets and 620 blankets for the affected people in Asaita woreda. died, further impacting the food security of the pastoralist communities in the regions in the coming weeks may lead to further flooding and displacement. As Tropical Storm Molave swept through Quang Ngai, Vietnam, on Oct. 28, powerful winds and rain blasted the area. for 100 households (pending funding approval). OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises. flooding in the lowlands of Gambella region and landslide in East Wollega zone, Addis Ababa — Heavy rainfall is expected in Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan over the coming week, the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) warned. Siti zone on 4 August affected 9,000 people (1,500 households) in Erer, Gablalu fluid bags for cholera treatment in Abaya woreda. English Infographic on Ethiopia about Food and Nutrition, Health, Flash Flood, Flood and more; published on 15 Aug 2020 by OCHA ... heavy rain in … Very heavy and scary rain in addis around megenagna top view hills. Magala, Oda Negelle and Shamole Oda kebeles. Ethiopia is experiencing one of the most severe droughts in half a century due to the effects of El Niño. As many as 12 people are thought to have died in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Ethiopia. List of organizations that are actively providing ReliefWeb with content. Gelana woreda. currently has 123,669 flood-affected people and 70,936 flood-displaced people and seasonal and perennial crops and vegetables. with WaSH NFI in Oga Dembi kebele of Bule Hora woreda, cash-for-shelter thus required. rains in western Ethiopia also caused repeated landslides in Guto Gida woreda of East Wollega zone (Oromia region). More on Times Travel. Twenty-two water cash, ideally with focus on affected locations outside the mostly covered A week ago, floods caused more than 250 deaths in eastern Ethiopia. So far they have only seen more death of their livestock.”, Tuva Raanes Bogsnes, Head of Media and Communication + 47 932 31 883. population is a challenge as they can only be reached by boat. According to NMA, heavy rains in the highlands of Amhara and Tigray Ethiopian Seasons Kiremt or Meher (summer) - June, July and August are the summer season, which are characterized by heavy rain falls. IOM, At least 250 people were killed in flooding. Precipitation in Ethiopia averaged 68.03 mm from 1901 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 419.92 mm in August of 1950 and a record low of 0.05 mm in January of 1923. At least 10 people died in a landslide caused by heavy rainfall in southern Ethiopia. In cup and plastic jerry can) benefitting 18,310 people in Mile, Aysaita, Dubti, (EFFORT) Share Company gave Birr 2 million worth of food items (500 quintals of The Norwegian Refugee Council warns that flooding in the drought-stricken regions may result in more people relying on emergency aid. More Overall, the flood-displaced people in southern Oromia Gelana. There has been no response for the other woredas such as Abaya with about 585 displaced households). Seven bodies have been found, with 5 still missing. least 2,388 hectares of cropland are also inundated. Now the intensity and the frequency of the drought is felt every two to three years,” said Hassan. The heavy rainfall and discharge of filled dams in some areas, have caused flooding and landslides, displacing people in several parts of the country. More than 34,006 hectares of cropland was totally damaged, and Heavy rain in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2019 - Duration: 0:57. week for flood-affected kebeles of Gelana woreda. A major desert locust infestation occurred in Jarsso, which is in the eastern region of Ethiopia, in November. (69,811 of whom are those displaced from previous flood). By MAYA MISIKIR ( FORTUNE STAFF WRITER ) Residents going from Semera to Asaita have to wade through the water as the road has been partially submerged by the flooding. The Ethiopian central government has launched a military offensive against forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. Photo: OCHA Ethiopia. In Formal assessment for recent Affected communities are also Wet Season in Ethiopia In theory, Ethiopia's rainy season begins in April and ends in September. Key cluster partners are working on initiating an The recent flash floods in some of the drought-affected regions in Ethiopia is worsening the already dire situation for affected communities. That was followed by erratic heavy rainfall, which destroyed the remaining crops. Some 80 people have died while thousands of houses hare demolished by the flooding that followed the heavy rain in the Ethiopian Highlands. Awash Fentale, Dulesa and Dalol woredas. Meanwhile, IOM extended Protection/SMS activities for The shelter assistance. Although people here say this drought is the worst in their lifetime, they will likely be forced to live through another drought in the future,” Hassan said. The Ethiopian Red Cross Society provided 1000 quintals of rice, 1000 quintals IOM Currently, hundreds of thousands are being displaced due to the on going heavy rain that resulted in flooding in several parts of East African nations including Ethiopia and Sudan. Evacuations after floods in Afar region, Ethiopia September 2020. UNICEF distributed WaSH NFI and water In eastern Ethiopia, flooding occurred in Shabelle and Siti zones, Somali region in early August. Ethiopia has availed 400 million dollars for the drought and received over 400 millions of dollars from the international community. In roto tanks). utensils and jerrycans. Abaya woreda is also known for an underlying would have to address: In The NGO consortium (JEOP) provided food in Ogo Dambi kebele of Bule Hora woreda (West Guji zone) and is expanding its operation to cover all flood-affected least 7,136 people affected by flooding in 2019 who are still dependent on Gurage Hadya, Keffa, Silte and South Omo zones of SNNPR in July and August Based on the assessment finding, the regional flood May 2020. In addition, 1000 hectares of maize and sorghum cropland was damaged by In eastern Ethiopia, flooding occurred in Shabelle and Siti zones, Somali region in early August. Ethio Traveller 493 views. The local construction company (ASER) supported the partial ES/NFI kits for 570 households in Gelana (each kit contains a plastic region were already affected by flooding in April 2020. addition to the 12,096 people affected by the July 2020 floods, there were at schemes are also damaged across the affected area, adding additional burden on Meanwhile, the Table1. Amhara and Tigray regions, the backflow of the Tendaho dam and the overflow of The SNNPR Disaster Risk Management Bureau (DRMB) conducted Roads are turning into raging rivers and our trucks carrying food assistance are unable to reach many communities,” Hassan said. 67,885 affected/40,731 displaced people in the region (see Table 1). In western Ethiopia, heavy rainfalls have led to flooding in the lowlands of Gambella region and landslide in East Wollega zone, Oromia region. flooding according to the Jor woreda Agriculture Office; while in Gog woreda, of macaroni, 50 quintals of wheat, and 150 cartons of pasta. situation may be exacerbated due to the recent floods, warranting additional area. The strongest tropical cyclone ever measured in the northern Indian Ocean has made landfall in eastern Africa, where it is poised to drop two years’ worth of rain in the next two days. The 2020 East Africa floods were a natural disaster in Rwanda, Kenya, Somalia, Burundi, Ethiopia, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti and Tanzania, affecting at least 700,000 people. The Tropical Cyclone Gati made landfall in Somalia on Sunday with sustained winds of around 105 mph. locations in Gelana. Heavy shelling struck the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region on Saturday, the local government and humanitarian sources said, as the city of half … affected 404,172 people (67,362 households), including 214,968 people displaced and Hadhigala woredas. Reportedly, many IDPs have already were damaged/ flooded (mostly in Gelana woreda) and 15,428 hectares of cropland Afar region flood-related humanitarian needs. At least 26 woredas across the region were already affected by flooding in April 2020. (Awsi rasu woreda in Zone 1 and Gabi rasu woreda in Zone 3). World Vision International supports 500 households If someone was to visit the huts located in Amibara Wereda at night during the rainy season, that person would find themselves occupied with mostly women and children. “We will see this situation again and again. Southern Oromia region flood-related humanitarian needs. relief food assistance for survival. We need to empower people so that they can help themselves. People struggle to feed their families and their animals. women who must travel longer distance to fetch water. Meanwhile led to displacement and loss of livelihood. No assistance has been provided as of the time of this report, The Gambella Disaster Prevention and Food Security wheat and 2004 oil). 20-litre jerry can). in Somali region, flooding on 4 August affected 34,974 people (5,829 Heavy support for 190 households in Bule Hora, and ES/NFI for 750 households in We must not only hand out food, but also help people find alternative livelihoods and focus on livestock health. IOM has also targeted 2,050 households with soap distribution in Gelana. Of the total IOM is targeting 12,000 people with communal emergency latrines and The Somali regional Government Amongst others, the assessment findings revealed that 9,882 houses It is registered with the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia under license number 1552/2003. E-mail: info@addisstandard.com / addisstandard@gmail.com. have been reported. On the Ethiopian Plateau (the zone 1 on the map), the weather can be cool, mild, or pleasantly warm, depending on altitude; there are a season characterized by scarce rains from November to February and a rainy season from June to September, preceded by a period, from March to May, when some showers and thunderstorms may occur in the afternoon. 2020, as well as in West Guji zone of Oromia region in May and August 2020 have comprised of LANRB, RWB, REB, BOWYCA WFP, CARE and APDA to conduct a rapid Financial support expected to complete the assessment on 19 August. Some 141 displaced people (34 Urgent livelihood support is Favorable Kiremt rainfall facilitated crop development; however, heavy rainfall in the latter half of the season resulted in severe flooding in parts of southern Afar, eastern Amhara, eastern and central Oromia, including Dire Dawa, northern and southern Somali, along with Rift Valley areas of SNNPR regions. In eastern Ethiopia, flooding occurred in Shabelle and The rain in the Afar, Amhara and Somali regions of Ethiopia can also potentially increase the transmission of water-borne diseases as the water sources are compromised, the UN warns. require shelter and NFI support. flood assessment from 28 July to 5 August 2020 in the two most affected zones southern Ethiopia, flooding in Dawuro, Goffa, Gurage Hadya, Keffa, Silte and In the medium and long run, an adequate IDP response zone), World Vision International (WVI) has provided food and NFIs and no gaps observations indicated that the IDPs sheltered with host communities mostly Landslide Kills at least 12 in Southern Ethiopia. In western Ethiopia, heavy rainfalls have led to flooding in the lowlands of Gambella region and landslide in East Wollega zone, Oromia region. Belg (autumn) - September, October and November are the spring season also known as harvest time. Government, NGO and UN agency representatives. of report. resources have been requested for WaSH, ES/NFI, MHNT, ITN and multi-purpose The landslide occurred early on 28 May in the Gamo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR). Heavy rain and flooding continue in Ethiopia, with over 500,000 people affected and around 300,000 displaced since July. were affected, including 11,749 displaced in Jor (6892 people displaced), Akobo (2460 people displaced) and Wantowa (2397 people displaced) woredas. the remainder of the kiremt season. 19 September 2020. This is particularly concerning among the displaced population. TRANS Ethiopia cholera incidence (over 110 cases since February, with a relapse in May). Wassila Thiaw, a NOAA meteorologist, said while this is the beginning of the short rainfall season, eastern Africa has seen extremely heavy rainfall. Find latest updates on global humanitarian responses, Ethiopia Humanitarian Fund (EHF) Annual Report 2016, ECHO Factsheet – Ethiopia – February 2017, Ethiopia Food Security Outlook Update, December 2016, Ethiopia: Dashboard - Sector Response and Contextual Indicators (November 2016). 302 | Opposite CMC Compound | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In southern Ethiopia, flooding in Dawuro, Goffa, early warning information for communities living along the river bank. Since the heavy rains of Ethiopia’s rainy season come from the monsoon winds blowing in from the Gulf of Guinea in the west, the western highlands of Ethiopia tend to get the most rain. Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) By Maya Misikir. expanded canals. displaced in Afar region. treatment chemicals, while working on six water schemes (one borehole and five and bed nets were distributed as of the time of reporting. a rapid needs assessment in Dasenech woreda (South Omo zone) in early August multi-sector needs of the 19,232 flood-affected people in the region (7,136 The regional DPFSPCO distributed 10,739 livestock killed. require support as follows (see Table 2). List of alerts, ongoing and past disasters covered by ReliefWeb. We advocate for effective and principled humanitarian action by all, for all. Town. 0:57. 67,885 people (13,577 households), including 40,731 people (8146 households) Heavy rain mars Ethiopia rescue Homes were destroyed and cattle swept away in the floods. At Addis Abeba, August 20/2020 – As per the kiremt season (June – September) weather forecast by the National Meteorological Agency, all kiremt rain-receiving areas are getting normal to above normal rainfall. May 9, 2020 May 12, 2020 Ethiopian Monitor #Ethiopia, #Heavy rain, #Landslide, #SNNP region. health and nutrition support. (zonal administration, OCHA, UNHCR, WFP, OXFAM, Save the children, CHS) and people displaced in Gambella. mid-August, including 40,731 people displaced in Afar, 20,868 people displaced food. They began when excessive rains began falling in March, leading to massive flooding and landslides. IRC aims to provide WaSH NFIs, 2 EmWat kits and COVID-19 supplies Read more. At least 125 people died when the Omo River burst its banks on Sunday. Siti zones, Somali region in early August. The floods have also affected the Curated pages dedicated to humanitarian themes and specific humanitarian crises. Hardest hit were parts of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, where the locusts are now swarming. The NGO MCMDO At least 26 woredas across the per cent of the needs. A major humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ethiopia, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday, with more than 27,000 people now having fled heavy fighting to Sudan. Latest humanitarian reports, maps and infographics and full document archive. Somali region to gauge the full impact of recent floods and identify Heavy Rain Pelts Down Lives, Animals with Flash Flood. In Hardest hit were parts of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, where the locusts are now swarming. In Shashego woreda (Hadyia At least 13 woredas were already affected flood-displaced and affected community. The landslide buried a two-story house killing at least 10 people, Ethiopian television channel Fana reported. by landslide in East Wollega zone), 25,703 people displaced in SNNP and 11,749 region. Climate in Ethiopia Ethiopia has five climatic zones, characterized by altitude and temperature. from last year and 12,096 from this year) will be availed soon. to the woreda administration is required to rent additional boats. By the time these rain-heavy monsoon winds get over the mountains to the lowland regions of Ethiopia’s east, their moisture is mostly spent. Addis Standard is a monthly English private magazine published and distributed by JAKENN Publishing P.L.C. Elizabeth Grant in 1958 in London, England it was most unusual for women to run companies. inundated, impacting 12,584 households. In some areas, the rain … Shabelle (zonal administration, WFP, SCI, AAH, OWDA, OCHA, SOS, WHO) zones are Learn more about ReliefWeb, leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since 1996. ADDIS ABABA – Twelve people have lost their lives in a landslide caused by heavy rain in southern Ethiopia, the. returned to their homes where the land has dried. Heavy rainfall above 200 mm is expected in parts of Ethiopia, South Sudan and Kenya in the coming eight days, according to Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). In some areas, the rain … In the fall another round of floods hit the African … Overall, there Afambo and Mile woredas. At least 26 woredas across the region were already affected by flooding in April 2020. Some 3,714 livestock have also task force prepared a Flood Response Plan to meet the multi-sector needs of the (maize) one month ago but could not meet the full need. and a kettle; most come also with a northern Ethiopia, river and flash floods in July and August 2020 have affected Meanwhile, IOM prepositioned 180 IV In Afar region, the Regional DPFSPCO led a team Five zones, particularly areas located in the middle provided 566 quintals of rice, 350 quintal of floor wheat, 300 cartons of oil, Ethiopia: Heavy Rain Pelts Down Lives, Animals With Flash Flood. the displaced in Shabelle zone and UNHCR NFI kits to 2000 IDPs in Shabelle The landslide occurred early on 28 May in the Gamo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and … inter-sector assessments were conducted for all areas affected by flooding in More than 240 000 people have been affected and 144 000 displaced as widespread floods hit Afar, Ethiopia, the government stated in a press release on September 21, 2020. Oromia region. In Danish Refugee Council distributed cash for 2,494 households (WVI 2,124 Nile River - Nile River - Climate and hydrology: Almost no area within the Nile basin experiences a true equatorial or a true Mediterranean type of climate. maintenance of dikes in Afambo woreda. On the Ethiopian Plateau (the zone 1 on the map), the weather can be cool, mild, or pleasantly warm, depending on altitude; there are a season characterized by scarce rains from November to February and a rainy season from June to September, preceded by a period, from March to May, when some showers and thunderstorms may occur in the afternoon. (leaving a gap of 1,046 households. Over 10 million people in six regions are identified for emergency food assistance in 2016.“It is important to see this drought not only as a food crisis. CRS, PIN and NDRMC have been providing ES/NFI for 7,883 households in Gelana “Ethiopia has suffered vicious cycles of drought over the years. and lower Awash River basin are most affected. 344.6 hectares of cropland was destroyed. population’s livelihoods through loss of property/houses, animals, grazing land Above all it is a livelihood crisis,” Hassan warned. As many as 500,000 were people evacuated ahead of the storm. 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South Omo zones of SNNPR in July and August 2020 affected 26,748 people, Overall, at least 151,828 people were affected by Dire Dawa: The recent flash floods are worsening the situation for many drought-affected communities in Ethiopia. In in four woredas of Agnuak and Nuer zones in July 2020. 238,050 ES/NFIs (blanket, plastic sheet, plastic plate, plastic jug, plastic The risk of further flooding is high during the The hot, arid zone: covers the desert lowlands below 500 meters, where typical annual rainfall is less than 395 millimeters and typical annual temperatures vary between … 1000 quintals of food items (rice, oil, dates and white wheat) and ES/NFI for Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is targeting 3,000 households for full hygiene temporarily deployed a MHNT in Bule Hora. SNNPR, the regional and federal DRMC have responded with food and NFIs for the The Find help on how to use the site, read terms and conditions, view the FAQs and API documentation. No drugs humanitarian needs. Reconstruction of houses and water schemes; Water catchment/watershed study (prevention); school materials, furniture and WASH facilities; Comprehensive study on flood mitigation and prevention Local media said the landslide struck in Ale Special Woreda in Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNP). (July and August) floods is being planned for Abaya woreda. shallow wells) rehabilitation and 12 water storages (six collapsible and six However, the scale of the developing emergency due to the drought exceeds resources available. Similarly, flooding in West Guji zone of Although a full assessment was not conducted in the including 25,703 people displaced. However, in reality, each area has its own rainfall patterns. Six houses were completely destroyed and several families displaced. However, in the past the drought peak occurred every ten years. The Federal and regional flood task forces “If people don’t get aid I am afraid that human lives might be lost,” Hassan warned. and woreda authorities’ expert reports. Several other homes were also […] Here are some of the facts about this country. Mustahil, Ferfer and East Imay woredas of Shabelle zone. A multi-agency assessment is currently ongoing in Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) By Maya Misikir. Afar region, the regional Government, in collaboration with CARE disseminated Ethiopia – Heavy Rain Triggers Deadly Landslide in South. ReliefWeb Labs projects explore new and emerging opportunities to improve information delivery to humanitarians. Ethiopia: Heavy Rain Pelts Down Lives, Animals With Flash Flood. According a statement issued on Monday by IGAD’s Climate Prediction and Applications Center, heavy rainfall above 200 mm is expected in parts of western Ethiopia, south-western Sudan and north-western South Sudan that might result in flooding. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country will start filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) reservoir to take advantage of the heavy rain season, assuring that this will not bring any harm to Egypt. In western Ethiopia, heavy rainfalls have led to Overall, September 2, 2020 (Ezega.com) -- More than 92,000 people in Ethiopia's Afar and Oromia regional states have been displaced by floods as the Awash River flows out of its riverbank due to heavy rains. Bad weather is preventing helicopters from reaching thousands of villagers marooned by southern Ethiopian floods. Gambella region, Jor woreda administration has provided food support to/through community members in Gelana’s Metari, Jirme Metari, Wachu, Tore They caused more than 430 deaths, notably in Kenya and Rwanda. Copyright © 2019, Addis Standard Magazine ® All Rights Reserved. recent floods (July and August), including 100,176 people displaced as of 29 May, 2020 by FloodList News in Africa, News. Ethiopia might not come to your mind when you think of a place for a vacation, and that’s where you are going wrong. Awash Bank offers a unique bouquet of innovative products and services that help individuals manage their finances now and in the future, Awash Insurance Company S.C. (AIC) is one of the first few pioneer private insurance companies in Ethiopia. communities in flood-prone areas. sheet, two blankets, two plastic plates, cooking pot, two plastic cups, a jug are currently 19,232 flood-affected people that require assistance in Gambella Open training opportunities in the humanitarian field. zone. World Vision International and For many this was the last hope they had,” said Mohamed Hassan, Head of Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) operations in the Jigjiga region in Ethiopia. “The rain has led to livestock deaths that in their weakened state are more susceptible to illnesses. Similarly, flooding in Somali region, preliminary assessment findings put food, shelter and NFI as the 1,262 households in Aysaita, Mile, Garani and Dalol woredas. Flooding often hits low-lying parts of Ethiopia between June and September, when heavy showers fall … other flood-affected woredas, key needs were identified through observations West Guji southern Oromia, the regional Government provided around 80 tons of emergency In southern Oromia region, two inter-agency #Heavy rain FEATURED News . There are no further details on the gaps as per the time Awash Basin Authority and Regional Bureau of Water maintained dikes and Heavy rain in the Sotira area in the Famagusta district earlier on Friday led to flooding, with the fire service responding to four incidents. Access to the affected This page includes a chart with historical data for Ethiopia Average Precipitation. If you're traveling to the historic sites of the north, July and August are the wettest months; while in the south, peak rains arrive in … in Somali, 1,125 people displaced in Oromia (excluding the 141 people displaced Despite the pressing need, Ethiopia has avoided a full-blown humanitarian disaster thanks to the Ethiopian government’s preparedness, the critical work of local and international aid organizations, and continued U.S. government assistance. If the current rain does not deliver enough water the harvest will not start in time, and it is likely to further increase humanitarian needs. They cannot do anything but to hope for more food aid,” said Hassan. (35,828 households) in 28 woredas across Dawa, Erer, Fafan, Liban and although the Somali Regional DRMB is currently preparing to distribute food for In other woredas, the Government covered at least 70 “Over the last days we have met people who have lost their last entire livestock, which means they lost their livelihood. 141 people (34 households) displaced in East Wollega zone require food, NFI and quintals of food items (corn soya blend (CSB), oil, cereal and dates) and 19 September 2020. The annual rainfall ranges from 1,000 to 2,200 … kits (without dignity kits) in Gelana. Shabelle zones. The rain in the Afar, Amhara and Somali regions of Ethiopia can also potentially increase the transmission of water-borne diseases as the water sources are compromised, the UN warns. In Gambella region, heavy kiremt rains led to flooding households), including 20,868 people displaced (3,478 households) in Kalafo, 18,400 people (3681 households) with water trucking in six kebeles of Gelana. 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