Drought in the Horn of Africa

Regional call to action

Highlights

The Horn of Africa is currently facing the third consecutive below-average rainfall season since late 2020 due to La Niña conditions, which is aggravating the current water crisis and ongoing drought in four countries. Up to 20 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Eritrea will need water and food assistance through mid-2022 due to drought, insecurity, economic challenges, and conflict.

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UNICEF
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English

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