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Ethiopia: A Low Rainfall Brings Symptoms of New Drought

New Ethiopia drought update
“Drought exacerbated by El Niño, combined with extensive flooding, disease outbreaks and the disruption of basic public services, continue to have a negative impact on the lives and livelihoods of 9.7 million Ethiopians.” – OCHA

By Addis Fortune,

Drought is continuing to affect close to 9.7 million Ethiopians as the situation is made worse by flooding and outbreaks of disease.

A below average rainfall in the south and south eastern parts of the country were reported. This particularly affected parts of Somali region, Afar, some low land areas of Oromia and the Southern Nation, Nationalities and People’s regions. Continue reading Ethiopia: A Low Rainfall Brings Symptoms of New Drought