Horn of Africa: Drought and famine crisis 2011


In July 2011, widespread drought in the Horn of Africa instigated a severe food crisis, affecting millions of people.


Based on two hundred and nineteen interviews and qualitative methodologies conducted in July 2019 in the Somali region of Ethiopia, this study examines the drivers of displacement in pastoralist communities of the arid and semi-arid lowland areas of

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

This research study captures the enormous change ongoing in the arid lands in the aftermath of the drought and famine of 2011. It takes a snapshot of changes affecting people’s lives in Shinile and Jijiga (Ethiopia), Togdheer (Somaliland) and Turkana

Oxfam International Secretariat International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Save the Children International Norwegian Red Cross

This document presents the European Commission's Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (DG ECHO)'s implementation plan for humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Uganda) in order to

European Commission
Drought, floods and sea level rise are some of the natural hazards affecting food prices. Around 9.95 million people are still food insecure after drought hit the Horn in 2011, according to the World Bank. There are about 16 million people facing various levels of food insecurity in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, and Uganda, said FEWS NET...
The New Humanitarian
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A year on from the Horn of Africa disaster and two good rainy seasons have helped to relieve the pressure and aid recovery in the region, reports RTCC. With the potential of another dry spell always just around the corner, the efforts of NGOs and Aid Agencies is moving away from emergency relief to building resilience in the region...
Responding to Climate Change
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'We can't prevent drought but we can prevent a repeat of the food crisis it caused here last year. Our new aid decision contributes to this goal,' Kristalina Georgieva, the European Union's Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response underlined...
European Commission