Emergency Assistance to at-risk groups in Borana, Ethiopia



Contract partner: CARE Österreich, Verein für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und humanitäre HilfeCountry: Äthiopien Funding amount: € 197.000,00Project start: 01.08.2008End: 28.02.2009

Short Description:

Overall goal


The overall rainfall performance for the period of February to May 2008 is reported to be very poor in most eastern parts of Ethiopia. The humanitarian implications of the ongoing food insecurity crisis in Ethiopia continue to pose a significant threat to life and livelihoods in drought-affected areas in SNNPR, Oromiya, Amhara and Somali. According to the Ethiopian government, about 4.5 million people are directly affected. Indicators pointing to a deterioration of the humanitarian situation include increased admissions of severely malnourished children to treatment centres as well as eroding coping mechanisms.


Through this project, CARE will ensure the drought affected people in Borena Zone, Oromiya Region have an enhanced survival and improved quality of life, health, and nutritional status. In view of the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Borena Zone there is an urgent need to fill a critical gap in nutritional service provision and health and hygiene education.


An estimated 8,720 malnourished children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and chronically sick or disabled people will receive nutritional support; an estimated 25,000 people will receive hygiene and sanitation awareness raising messages.

project number2569-00/2008
source of fundingOEZA
sector Humanitäre Hilfe: Sofortmaßnahmen
tied
modality
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