• Food Cluster: 8.5 million emergency beneficiaries and 4.5 m ex-public work clients received emergency food commodities.
During the last quarter of 2017, IDPs were also targeted for emergency food distribution. There were delays in food distribution especially in Somali region. One round was dropped and two rounds were carried over to the first quarter of 2018. As a result, out of nine only six rounds of food distribution were completed within 2017.
• Agriculture Cluster: 4.2 million animals (0.59 m HHs) received emergency feed provision, animal health and destocking services to save livelihoods of pastoralists in the south and southeastern parts of the country. The cluster was 43 per cent funded.
• Education Cluster: 1.4 million (71 per cent) school children benefited from school feeding and 1.8 million with learning stationary provision during 2016/17 academic year. 15,352 IDP school-children (only 16 per cent) benefited from school temporary learning centers. More than 70 per cent of targeted beneficiaries were reached with significant contribution from the Government.
• ESNFI Cluster: distributed 85,316 full ES/NFI kits and 12,986 cash grants and vouchers. During the last quarter of the year, the needs increased due to conflict along the Oromia-Somali borders that resulted in displacement of more than 800,000 people. This will significantly increase the needs in the first half of 2018.The cluster reached 53 per cent of its targeted beneficiaries.
• Health Cluster: partners supported the primary health care (including emergency vaccinations) and disease outbreak surveillance & treatment notably AWD. 48,716 people were treated in Case Treatment Center (CTCs) and Case Treatment Unit (CTUs).
• Nutrition Cluster: 344, 666 children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and 2.4 million with Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) were treated.
• Protection Cluster: 1,558 IDPs were reached through protection monitoring activities and 679 unaccompanied and separated children were reunited with their families. The cluster was 43 per cent funded.
• WASH Cluster: 9.9 million people, including IDPs, were reached through water trucking, distribution of household water treatment chemicals and rehabilitation of water schemes. The cluster reached 94 per cent of its targeted people with higher coverage in SNNPR, Somali and Tigray regions. During the last quarter of the year, increase in number of conflict IDPs resulted in increased demand for water trucking, pipeline extension and construction of sanitation facilities. Due to resources constraints provision of water for IDPs especially in Oromia region remained a gap.
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