Horn of Africa Drought Situation Reports
The humanitarian crisis in the region continues to deepen affecting the lives and livelihoods of millions of people. Currently, 22.2 - 22.7 million people are in highly food insecure (IPC Phase 3+).
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The situation in Kenya
In Kenya, northern counties (Turkana, Mandera, Marsabit, Wajir and Garissa) are projected to face Emergency (IPC Phase 4) between March and June 2023.
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The situation in Somalia
For Somalia, Famine (IPC Phase 5) is no longer considered the most likely scenario, however, agropastoralist population in Burkhaba district and IDP settlements in Baidoa and Banadir face a Risk of Famine if the 2023 Gu rains are worse than forecasted and assistance does not reach the most vulnerable.
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The situation in Ethiopia
Although IPC analysis is not possible in Ethiopia at the moment, IPC compatible analysis demonstrates that in southern Ethiopia some areas are within IPC Phase 3 and 4 between March and June 2023.
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