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URBAN RISK PROFILE IN ETHIOPIA [25 February 2014]
The Federal Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Sector (DRMFSS), Ministry of Agriculture, together with the Ministry of Urban Development and Construction and Fire Emergency Prevention and Rescue Agency (FEPRA), and in collaboration with Red Cross and United Nations World Food Programme organized the workshop “Urban disaster risk profile in Ethiopia” on 25 February in the Red Cross Training Center (Nefassilk), Addis Abeba.
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Humanitarian Requirements 2014 [January 2014]
The requirements identified in this Joint Government and Humanitarian Partners' document are based on the 2013 meher assessment, a five years’ historical sector and weather trend analysis and the National Meteorological Agency (NMA) preliminary forecast for 2014 belg/gu/sugum/ganna rains.

HRD 2014 The total gross emergency food and non-food requirement for 2014 amounts to USD 403 million. Considering available resources amounting to USD 51.6 million, the net total requirement stands at USD 351 million. The net food and TSF requirement totals to 359,589 MT, estimated to cost around 282.4 million. In addition, a total of net USD 68.8 million is required to respond to the non-food needs of identified beneficiaries in the health and nutrition, WASH, agriculture and education sectors.More...

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DRR [Oct 12-13, 2013]
The international Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is celebrated globally on October 13 every year with a view to raising awareness on actions taken to reduce risk of disasters.
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Food Supply Prospect Report - Belg 2013[Sept. 2013] More...

Revised Humanitarian Requirements 2013 [August 2013]
Approximately 2.7 million relief food beneficiaries identified through the 2013 belg/gu/ganna/ sugum multi-agency and multi-sector assessment and subsequent monitoring results require assistance during the second half of 2013.
A total of USD 285,388,894 is required to meet emergency food and non-food requirement for the July-December 2013 period. Considering available resources amounting to USD 80,252,570, the net total requirement is USD 205,136,324, of which the net food and TSF requirement is estimated to cost USD 176,774,282 and a net USD 28,362,042 is required to respond to health and nutrition, water and sanitation, agriculture and education sectors requirementsMore...

Opening Speech, by H.E. Ato Mitiku Kassa- State Minster of Agriculture, On the occasion of the Launch of Humanitarian Requirements Document for July-December 2013, DRMFSS, Addis Ababa [Aug. 2013] Click here ...

The new DRM policy will bring basic change
አዲሱ የአደጋ መከላከል ፖሊሲ መሠረታዊ ለውጥ የሚያወጣ ነው፡፡
Speech by Ato Tadesse Bekele, Director - Early Warning Directorate

Flood Alert [July 2013]
Following the National Meteorology Agency (NMA) forecast for the 2013 kiremt season, the DRMFSS-led national Flood Task Force was reactivated to closely monitor the situation and timely facilitate preparedness and response activities in areas likely to be affected. The Flood Task Force, under the Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group (DRMTWG) has members from NMA, sector line ministries, UN Agencies, NGOs, and donors. This Flood Alert summarizes the probable weather condition for the kiremt season and identifies the areas likely to be affected in the country to prompt timely mitigation, preparedness and response measures. More...

Food Supply Prospect Report 2013[Mar. 2013] More...

Humanitarian Requirements 2013 [February 2013]
The present document identifies approximately 2.4 million beneficiaries in need of relief food assistance from January to June 2013, identified through the multi-agency assessment and subsequent monitoring results.
The total gross emergency food and non-food requirement for the period January to June 2013 amounts to USD 258.9 million. Considering available resources amounting to USD 83.2 Million ,the net total requirement stands at USD 175.7 million. The net food and TSF requirement totals to 165,751.69 MT, estimated to cost around USD 132.4 million. In addition, a total of net USD 43 million is required to respond to the non-food needs of identified beneficiaries in the health and nutrition, water and sanitation and agriculture and education sectors. . More...

Working Group on Mainstreaming Gender in DRM was formally launched [13 March 2012]
The Working Group on Mainstreaming Gender in Disaster Risk Management was formally launched on 13 March 2012. This Working Group will work under the aegis of the Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, which serves as the national platform on DRM issues in the country within the framework of the Rural Economic Development & Food Security (RED&FS) Sector Working Group.
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