Monday, March 4, 2024

Tag: Drought

Revised HDRP faces USD 416.4 mln funding shortfall

Following the government and humanitarian partner’s mid-year assessments to reflect the changes in a humanitarian context in Ethiopia, and taking into consideration two years of drought, conflict and record high IDP’s; the 2018 Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP) has been revised to reflect a funding gap of USD 416.4 million, it was learnt.

Displacement figures for people needing food aid remains unchanged

A new report jointly released by the Ethiopian government and donors on the number of people in need of food aid remains unchanged. The recent figures indicated by the report is now at 7.8 million people.

Pakistani company secures 2.6 bln birr wheat deal

Shakeel & Company—Pakistani based commodity supplier, finally won the supply of 400,000 tons of wheat at a total price of 96.4 million dollars (2.6 billion birr), The Reporter has learnt.

Commission pilots drought early warning system

Ultimo ICT & GIS Solution, a private IT company, commissioned a pilot project of a new system designed to deal with National Disasters, this week.

Six int’l firms submit offers for wheat supply

Six international companies gave their respective financial offers for the supply of 400,000 metric tons of wheat.