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Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 7 August 2017

8.5 million people require relief food assistance in the second half of 2017

The Government of Ethiopia officially announced the Mid-Year Review of the 2017 Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) on 07 August 2017. The document revealed a significant change in the humanitarian context, requiring urgent life-saving interventions. At least 8.5 million people will require relief food assistance in the second half of 2017; some 3.6 million moderately malnourished children and  pregnant and lactating mothers will require supplementary feeding; some 10.5 million people will require support for regular access to safe drinking water and some 2.2 million households will require livestock support.

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
07 Aug 2017
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
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