Djibouti: Drought
Created: 10/03/2023 +


In Djibouti, drought is affecting around 200,000 people. The current drought started in 2020 and has continued with five below-average rainy seasons. The most recent IPC projections, from May 2022, predicted that around 192,000 people (18% of the population) would be acutely food-insecure and experience Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or worse food insecurity levels in the country between July–December 2023. As at October 2022,  about 72,000 people, including 29,000 children, were in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the drought. The crisis has displaced approximately 6,000 people.