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Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 19 June 2017

Key Issues

• A fall armyworm infestation is currently wreaking havoc on belg crops across six regions in Ethiopia and is spreading at an alarming rate.

• The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources has called on additional stakeholders’ participation to protect major maize growing areas from complete damage.

• Led by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission, the National Flood Task Force is finalizing a flood alert and flood contingency plan for preparedness and response.

• Ethiopia to host World Refugee Day in Gambella town

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
19 Jun 2017
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Disaster management
Refugees and Returnees
East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2020