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UNICEF/UNI37736/Vitale
Foresight Papers

Somalia Drought

Significant pasture degradation and water shortages have been reported in parts of Somalia due to dry weather and high evaporation rates (FSNAU 18/03/2016). In total, one million people are estimated...
ACAPS
2016
UNICEF/UN019012/Mukwazhi
Evidence Reviews

Public Health Risk Assessment and Interventions – The Horn of Africa: Drought and Famine Crisis

The purpose of this public health risk assessment is to provide health professionals in United Nations agencies, nongovernmental organizations, international and local organizations, donor agencies and local authorities, who are...
WHO
2011
UNICEF/UN034854/Abassi, UN-MINUSTAH
Foresight Papers

Poverty & Death: Disaster Mortality

The period 1996 to 2015 saw 7,056 disasters recorded worldwide by EM-DAT, the Emergency Events Database. The frequency of geophysical disasters (primarily earthquakes,including tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions) remained broadly constant...
CRED-UNISDR
2016
UNICEF/UN028834/Tremeau
Evidence Reviews

Climate Change and Health in SADC Region: Review of the Current State of Knowledge

Evidence shows that the SADC region is experiencing increasing frequency of hot days and decreasing frequency of extremely cold days. Rainfall trends are variable but evidence points to an increased...
Southern Africa Regional Climate Change Programme
2010
UNICEF/UN028801/Tremeau
Evidence Reviews

A Plan to Strengthen Community Resilience to Drought in Southern Africa

This plan aims to reinforce community resilience to food insecurity by strengthening the following areas: access to and availability of food; household food security and nutrition and livelihoods; community-based disaster...
IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross/ Red Cresent Societies
2016
UNICEF/UNI169671/Nesbitt
Evidence Reviews

Health, Shocks and Poverty Persistence

In this paper we review the evidence on the impact of large shocks, such as drought, on child and adult health, with particular emphasis on Zimbabwe and Ethiopia. Our focus...
2003
UNICEF/UN013894/Tesfaye
Evidence Reviews

Drought-Ravaged Malawi Faces Largest Humanitarian Emergency in its History

With 6.5 million people in need of humanitarian aid, this year’s El Nino–induced drought constitutes the largest humanitarian emergency that Malawi has ever confronted. It also brings the second consecutive...
CSIS
2016
UNICEF/UN057353/Holt
Briefings

Assessing Drought Displacement Risk for Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somali Pastoralists

This study represents an initial attempt to assess patterns of displacement related to droughts in selected countries of the Horn of Africa, specifically the border regions of Kenya, Ethiopia and...
IDMC
2014
UNICEF/UNI43619/Bannon

8 Critical Factors Behind Every Food Crisis

  In order for us to achieve the kind of justice envisioned by Mandela, it’s essential that we first understand the underlying causes of food crises. Only after we have...
Business Connect
2017
UNICEF/UNI155431/Ohanesian
Briefings

Guidance Note 2: Seeking Treatment for Cholera in Somalia and the Somali Region of Ethiopia: Contextual Factors

As a result of depleted water resources, widespread internal displacement, malnutrition, and inadequate water and sanitation facilities, cholera outbreaks have become recurrent in Somalia and the Somali region of Ethiopia....
UNICEF, IDS and Anthrologica
2017
UNICEF/UN061116/Knowles-Coursin
Briefings

Guidance Note 1: Contextual Factors and Risks to Cholera/AWD Transmission in Somalia and the Somali Region of Ethiopia

Drought, famine and cholera/AWD (Acute Watery Diarrhoea) outbreaks have become recurrent in the Horn of Africa. Famine and cholera/AWD outbreaks in the Somali regions are often manmade. While there are...
UNICEF, IDS and Anthrologica
2017
Briefings

Key Considerations: Supporting ‘Wheat-to-Bread’ Systems in Fragmented Syria

Since the end of 2021, the food crisis in Syria has worsened. Humanitarian agencies working in Syria, as well as other experts, have warned the food crisis could rapidly lead...
SSHAP
2022
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