Ethiopia: Key drought developments to watch in Afar, SNNP, Somali, and southern and eastern Oromia regions
Created: 18/04/2023 +


Since 2020, prolonged drought resulting from consecutive failed rainy seasons has continued to affect northern, southeastern, and southern parts of Ethiopia, including Afar, southern and eastern Oromia, Somali, and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s Region (SNNP). This report provides an overview of current drought conditions in Ethiopia’s most affected regions, as well as an outlook on expected deteriorations for the remainder of 2023. It aims at presenting the factors that are likely to worsen the drought and its impact and at anticipating humanitarian impacts to support humanitarian planning and programming.