Emergency Assistance Requirements & Implementation Options for 2003

A joint Government – UN Appeal issued in December 2002.

Review and Consequences of Reduction in Agriculture Input sales in 2002
A situation analysis of farmers’ reluctance and lack of funds to invest in improved seed, fertilizer and pesticide partially responsible for expected reduced cereal production. Document prepared by Field Consultant Benoit Raymakers, UN-EUE. December 2002. 

Appeal for Immediate Food Needs and Scenarios of Likely Emergency Needs in 2003 Ethiopia

Joint UN-Government Appeal issued in September 2002.

Livelihood disruption in cash crop and surplus producing areas: Consequences of persistent low cereal market prices in Ethiopia
A situation analysis July 2002. By Dr. Yves Guinand, UN-Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia. 

DPPC's Special Alert on Current Food Situation in Ethiopia 
The report emphasizes the serious threat on food shortages caused by the recent poor performance of the belg rain, both in the nomadic and cropping areas. Prepared by DPPC, July 12 2002.

Special Alert highlighting the gradual, yet serious, increase in the number of meningitis cases being reported in the country
There are current concerns that the low immunization coverage and the high population density in Ethiopia have created the right mix for a potential major meningitis epidemic this year. Extern
al support from partners to effectively prevent and control the epidemic is essential and could otherwise seriously compromise the situation.





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