Forecasters Say Drought May Linger in Ethiopia

Forecasters are warning that Ethiopia could face more rainfall deficits, deepening a drought that has left nearly eight million of the country’s people in need of aid. Dr. Chris Funk is a... Read more »

Ethiopia: Forecasters Say Drought May Linger in the Country

By Sora Halake Forecasters are warning that Ethiopia could face more rainfall deficits, deepening a drought that has left nearly eight million of the country’s people in need of aid. Dr. Chris... Read more »

Ethiopian Insurance Extend Hand to Framers – AllAfrica.com

The Ethiopian Insurance Corporation has extended micro insurance coverage to 189 farmers whose harvest was affected by last year’s El Nino induced drought. The Corporation will pay 357,665 Br to farmers in... Read more »

Worrying symptoms of new drought; overall financial requirement likely to reduce from El Nino impact year, meher … – Reliefweb

Key Issues Worrying symptoms of new drought; overall financial requirement likely to reduce from El Nino impact year, meher assessment well underway Humanitarian gatherings exempted from restrictions under the state of emergency... Read more »

Ethiopia: Internal Capacity to Mitigate Natural Disaster Growing – AllAfrica.com

By Mengisteab Teshome The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited drought affected areas in Arsi Zone of Oromia State during his stay for the AU Summit held last February in Addis. Following... Read more »

World must not forget about Ethiopia's food crisis – former Olympic champion – Thomson Reuters Foundation

“The world needs to take action now and provide funds to avert widespread suffering, death and disease” By Lin Taylor LONDON, July 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Millions of Ethiopians in the... Read more »

Michael Clifford – Irish Examiner

AT FIRST glance Addis Ababa looks like a city in a mad rush somewhere. Skeletal cranes reach into the sky, invoking memories of the clueless Celtic Tiger, writes Michael Clifford. Daily life... Read more »

Mary Robinson says Ethiopia in drought as events like Brexit distract world – BreakingNews.ie

United Nations envoy Mary Robinson has accused the international community of being distracted and preoccupied by events like Brexit as millions of Ethiopians suffer the worst drought in half a century. The... Read more »

No rain and too little drought aid in Ethiopia – Deutsche Welle

A herdsman in the Awash-Fantale district of the bone-dry Afar region of Ethiopia bemoans the death of his cattle from drought. “The last drop of rain fell around Ramadan of last year,”... Read more »

Ethiopia to buy more wheat to avert drought crisis – Reuters

* Ethiopia says has spent $280 mln to tackle crisis * U.N. says 15 mln people may need food aid by early 2016 By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, Nov 18 Ethiopia expects... Read more »