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Revised National Flood Alert June 2018

INTRODUCTION
In April 2018, the NDRMC-led multi-sector National Flood Task Force issued the first Flood Alert based on the National Meteorology Agency (NMA) Mid-Season Forecast for the belg/gu/ganna season (April to May 2018). Subsequently, on 20 May, the National Flood Task Force updated and issued a second Flood Alert based on the monthly NMA weather update for the month of May 2018 which indicates a geographic shift in rainfall from the southeastern parts of Ethiopia (Somali region) towards the western, central and some parts of northern Ethiopia including southern Oromia, some parts of SNNPR, Amhara, Gambella, Afar and Tigray during the month of May 2018.

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
National Disaster Reduction Management Commission
Original Publication Date: 
31 May 2018
Document type: 
Press Release
Location(s): 
Ethiopia
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2019