Assistance Requirements for Internally Displaced People and Deportees.Disaster
Prevention and Preparedness Commission's (DPPC's) appeal for internally
displaced people. November 2000.
Assessment Report: North Welo, South Welo and Oromia Zones of Amhara Region
: - Report on an assessment mission undertaken from
5 - 15 October 2000. This report assesses the main rains, the impact of
a delayed belg and monitor relief food distribution by various governmental
agencies and NGOs. By Dechassa Lemessa, Field Officer,
UN Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia.
Points of the Briefing on the Current Status of Landmine Programmes.
30 October 2000
of a recent mission to South Wollo. According to the mission,
the combination of relatively modest levels of malnutrition and normal
morbidity and mortality suggests that, by and large, the nutrition situation
in South Wollo is currently under control. The report recommends
however to separate the distribution of blended food from the general distribution
in order to improve nutritional impact. By Albertien van der Veen,
ORHC/WHO. September 8, 2000.
of July to December 2000 Drought Relief Beneficiaries by Region, Zone and
Wereda.. A compilation of disaggregated population data in relation
to official government (DPPC) relief beneficiary numbers. August 2000.
(downloadable as an excel file).
Updated Appeal for Rehabilitation and Recovery Programmes for IDPs :-
United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Ethiopia, issued an appeal on 24
August 2000, requesting a total of US$30.4 million for rehabilitation and
recovery programmes for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the
Tigray and Afar regions. Of this US$30.4 million, the UN is appealing for
about $15.1 million for food assistance amounting to 29,767 MT of food
for some 312,500 people (272,000 IDPs currently being assisted and an estimated
40,500 additional people in need of support) and US$15.3 million for non-food
assistance. 24 August 2000.
of the food and nutrition situation in Gode and other parts of the Somali
region.. According to the assessment, co-ordination mechanisms
in place have not been effective in standardising nutrition surveys and
selective feeding programmes, or in effectively identifying areas requiring
immediate response and ensuring a timely intervention. Recommendations
are used to formulate a strategy to improve humanitarian response in the
Somali region. By Peter Salama, UNICEF/CDC and Albertien van der
Veen, OHCR/WHO. 22 August 2000.
on the drought situation in Konso :- Efforts in Konso to mitigate
the effects of the drought appear to have been largely successful.
This success can be related to strong co-ordination of the Drought Mitigation
Commission and timely response. By Albertien van der Veen, ORHC/WHO.
22 August 2000.
Surveys : 1999 – 2000 :- In view of the rapidly increasing
number of nutrition surveys and interventions there is a need to strengthen
information collection and sharing. Nutritionists from UNICEF and WHO have
collected nutrition surveys carried out in 1999 and 2000 and summarised
results into a database. In order to regularly up-date this database,
all agencies are kindly invited to provide a copy of any nutrition surveys
they have undertaken to firstname.lastname@example.org. August 2000.
Report: Jimma Zone of Oromia Region - Report on a Rapid Assessment
Mission, 10 - 14 August 2000. By Dechassa Lemessa, UN-EUE Field
Officers. August 2000.
on the Food and Nutrition Situation in Wolayita, North Omo, SNNPS Ethiopia
provides an overview of the food and nutrition situation and the humanitarian
response in the area. By Albertien van der Veen, ORHC/WHO.
August 18, 2000.
Zone, Derashe and Konso Special Weredas if SNNPR - Report on a
Rapid Assessment Mission, 31 May to June 2000. By Dechassa Lemessa,
UN-EUE Field Officers, 13 July 2000. (downloadable
as a Word file, 51 Kb)
Weredas of Borena Zone, Oromiya Region - Report on a Data Collection
and Rapid Appraisal Mission, May 2000. Prepared by Negussie Belay,
12 July 2000. (downloadable
as a Word file, 49 Kb)
List of Urgent Requirements: Ethiopia Drought Emergency:- outlines
current priority resource requirements for the drought relief response
in Ethiopia. The report highlights the urgent requirement for additional
donor cash contributions in support of interventions in the health, water,
agriculture, education and other non-food sectors. Prepared by UN
Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia on behalf of the UN Country Team. 3
Face Consequences of Poor Rains: Rapid Assessment Mission 19-24 April,
2000. The mission was undertaken to obtain a first-hand impression
of the present humanitarian situation in the region with regard to people
displaced by the conflict with Eritrea and victims of natural disasters.
The report highlights difficulties faced by pastoralists and their livestock
after several years of sporadic rains. The report also focuses on a possible
outbreak of Anthrax in western areas of the region. By Yves Guinand, UN-EUE
Field Officer. (downloadable
as a Word file, 87 Kb)
Annex II - various photographs taken during the mission to Afar
as MS Word file, 182 Kb)
Map - Sketch map of the Afar region showing areas visited during
the mission. (downloadable
GIF, 131kb )
Arrive Late: The northern highlands once again face a difficult
year:- With the late arrival of the belg (short) rains, farmers
in the highlands of Welo, northern Ethiopia, face yet another difficult
year. Report of a field assessment mission to North and South Welo
zones of Amhara region. By Walter Eggenberger and Dechassa Lemessa,
UN-EUE Field Officers, 21 April 2000. ( downloadable
as a word file, 81 kb)
Agro-pastoralist Face an Uncertain Future:- A field mission report
focusing on the status of livelihoods and relief operations in selected
belg dependant areas of East and West Hararghe. By Yves Guinand, UN-EUE
Field Officer, 18 April 2000. (Ms word, 376 kb)
Map: - Hararghe agropastoralist
food security mission, March 2000. (downloadable
as a jpeg file,100Kb)
Inventory of Water Resources in the Ethiopian Somali National Regional
State: Summary Report of a Pilot Survey in the Weredas of Jijiga,
Teferiber and Dembel. This report outlines a possible approach to
surveying and compiling an electronic inventory of water points and other
water resources in the Somali region of Ethiopia. By Anteneh Tesfaye
and Mulugeta Zewdie, UN-EUE consultants.
Region, Zone and Wereda Population and Relief
Beneficiary Data for 1999 and 2000 :-A compilation of disaggregated
population data in relation to official government (DPPC) relief beneficiary
numbers. March 2000. (downloadable
as a zip file, 112Kb)
Map: - Population Targeted for Food
Aid Assistance 2000 (by zone). March 2000. (downloadable
as a jpeg file, 85K)
The State of the World's Children 2000
: - Horn of Africa Digest: A summary of the basic economic and social
statistics for the Horn of Africa countries (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia,
Sudan, Kenya, Somalia and Uganda) with particular reference to the well-being
of children. Compiled from the original UNICEF publication. March 2000.
as an excel file, 56kb)
Zone of Oromiya: Relief Assistance Alleviates Crisis But More Help
Needed. A report on a recent field mission to the central
lowlands of Borena reviewing the status of current efforts to assist pastoralists
and highlighting the challenges should the coming rains be insufficient.
By Walter Eggenberger, UN-EUE Field Officer, 1 March, 2000. (downloadable
as a Word file)
Map: - Borena Zone, Oromiya regional
state. February 2000 . (downloadable
jpeg file, 353K)