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2017

NUTRITION RESPONSE FOR DROUGHT AFFECTED POPULATION OF SOMALI REGION, ETHIOPIA

Ethiopie

Titre : NUTRITION RESPONSE FOR DROUGHT AFFECTED POPULATION OF SOMALI REGION, ETHIOPIA

Pays : Ethiopie

Partenaire (s) : CARE Österreich, Verein für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und humanitäre Hilfe

Code projet : 2679-03/2017

Période d’exécution : 01.08.2017 // 31.05.2018

Contexte
The Deyr/Hagaya rains of 2016 were far below average, followed by another poor rain performance during the main spring rain Gu/Ganna rain. In the largely pastoralists areas of Borena and Somali, large numbers of livestock death were report. According to the agriculture cluster report by May 2017 35% of livestock have died within the region. On average households lost 40% of their livestock, with poorer households losing everything they had. Among the surviving animals, reports suggest that many animals have lost their cash value due to their weakened body conditions. The humanitarian requirement document (HRD) published in January 2017, indicates that this year, there will be 303,000 cases of children under five affected by severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and 2.7 million cases of moderate acute malnutrition (MAM). 9.2 million people are in need of emergency WASH services and 4.4 million people will be affected by disease outbreak.

Overall goal
The overall objective of this project is to reduce malnutrition related morbidity and mortality amongst children, pregnant and lactating women and other vulnerable groups in Fafan and Nogob zone of Somali region through timely intervention, following the Community management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) model.
Specific objective : To improve access to nutrition services aimed at preventing, identifying and treating severe and moderate acute malnutrition among children, pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and other vulnerable groups
The implementing partner of the applicant is CARE Ethiopia. The intervention takes place in Somali Region, Fafan Zone ; Woredas Gursumand Gojiano ; Nogob Zone, Woreda Meyu Muluke.

Target group / Beneficiaries
The total direct beneficiaries of the action are 17.650 children under five and pregnant and lactating women, among them - 9,720 children and - 7,830 Pregnant and lactating women Are supported with supplementary food.
Indirectly, the project aims to reach 88,250 individuals (families of direct beneficiaries of the action)

Financement : € 650.000,00

Austrian Development Agency

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