AFP, Enshirah Sharaf, left, a Sudanese psychologist, speaks next to victims of recent flooding at an education centre hosting them on Tuti island, where the Blue and White Nile merge between the twin cities of the capital Khartoum and Omdurman. flood-affected counties 18 affected counties in crisis & emergency food insecurity 22 affected counties with response ongoing 77% of people affected are in Jonglei and Lakes SOUTH SUDAN Flooding Snapshot As of 03 September 2020 UPPER NILE SUDAN ETHIOPIA 33K+ Mingkaman Bor South Twic East Awerial Bor town One of the leading agricultural research centers in Ethiopia, Werer Agricultural Research Center, was completely destroyed by flood yesterday, September 3, 2020. September 22, 2020 September 23, 2020 Ethiopian Monitor #Afar region, #Ethiopia, #flood. In September, when floods were the worst the country has seen in 30 years, authorities declared a three-month state of emergency. 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The construction of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam had no affect on recent floods that hit Sudan, the country’s minister of irrigation said on Tuesday. Heavy rainfall caused the Baro River to overflow and flood the town of Gambela in western Ethiopia. Similarly, at least 20,000 flood-affected people were evacuated in Haro Hadi Town (since 1 September) as heavy summer rains continue to cause flooding in East Shewa zone in southern Ethiopia. The Child Development Centers report that a total of 63 beneficiaries and their families were affected by the flooding. Floods exacerbate the risk Between June and September 2020, heavy and prolonged rains led to flooding in the Afar, Amhara, Oromia, Gambella, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples (SNNP)', Sidama, and Somali regions, affecting over one million people, with about 350 000 displaced. The flooding is caused by the heavy rainfall in the neighboring regions of Harari mainly Eastern part and Bale area Oromia Region of Ethiopia. The United Nations said hundreds of drinking water sources had been contaminated, affecting access to clean water, a vital resource in fighting the coronavirus epidemic. UAE delivers 100 tonnes of aid to flood-ravaged Sudan and South Sudan, Sudan declares state of emergency over devastating floods, Sudan swamped by highest Nile waters in a century. The destruction is a reminder of the potential devastation Sudan could face if there was a structural breach in the massive hydroelectric dam being built by neighbouring Ethiopia. Devastating floods at the peak of the rainfalloccurred season, affecting over 2.5 million people and causing significant crop damage in … (Tetiana Gaviuk/Medecins Sans Frontieres via AP) 1 of 3. The in Metehara Town (a quarter of the town’s population) are also at risk of displacement. [citation needed] The number of people affected by the recent flooding in Somali Region of Ethiopia has exceeded over 300,000, says regional official. September) as heavy summer Advisory: Flooding in Metehara Town, Ethiopia; Advisory: Flooding in Metehara Town, Ethiopia | Posted: September 09, 2020 | Updated: September 25, 2020 Update #3: September 24, 2020. According On the day of the official release of the HRP, the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Ethiopia, Dr. Catherine significantly underfunded. in Oromia region, five woredas children, the elderly, the disabled, and The Child Development Centers report that a total of 63 beneficiaries and their families were affected by the flooding. Sudan has been hit by its worst flooding in decades, with heavier-than-usual rainfall causing the Blue and White Niles to breach their embankments in the capital Khartoum. Head of the Afar Region’s Disaster and Risk Management Commission Mahi Ali told local media that 14 districts in the region are hit by the flood as the river runs out of its scheme. deaths. Sep 6, 2020. Advisory: Flooding in Metehara Town, Ethiopia; Advisory: Flooding in Metehara Town, Ethiopia | Posted: September 09, 2020 | Updated: September 25, 2020 Update #3: September 24, 2020. they further spread across the country, but to also mitigate the adverse long-term impact on the already dire humanitarian Despite the increasing needs, the mid-year review (MYR) of the joint Government and humanitarian partners’ 2020 Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Plan With the plague of locusts and … Ethiopia. Sudan, a nation of more 40 million people, is not new to flooding, but this year has been the worst since records began, with water levels that have not been seen before. including some 300,000 displaced. These needs have deepened existing/protracted vulnerabilities. To date, the Child Development Center (CDC) in the impacted area reported 10 beneficiaries and their families have been affected by the flooding. Flooding affects 580,000 people in Ethiopia NBE September 14, 2020 Over half a million people in Ethiopia are affected by flooding that occurred over the last few weeks, government official said. affected population remain without food assistance to meet their nutritional The full Recent heavy rainfall has led to flooding, resulting … flooding in East Shewa zone in Between late per cent children, 21 per cent women Copyright © 2019, Addis Standard Magazine ® All Rights Reserved. Floods exacerbate the risk Between June and September 2020, heavy and prolonged rains led to flooding in the Afar, Amhara, Oromia, Gambella, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples (SNNP)', Sidama, and Somali regions, affecting over one million people, with about 350 000 displaced. Between June and September 2020, heavy and prolonged rains led to flooding in the Afar, Amhara, Oromia, Gambella, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and … September 22, 2020 September 23, 2020 Ethiopian Monitor #Afar region, #Ethiopia, #flood. 15 September 2020 2:10pm More than half a million people have been affected by severe flooding in Ethiopia, with some places recording the heaviest rains in … No additional beneficiaries have been reported as impacted … Some 500,000 people NBE September 24, 2020. Elizabeth Grant in 1958 in London, England it was most unusual for women to run companies. Addis Abeba, September 08/2020 – In 2020, Ethiopia’s humanitarian needs have increased due to the impacts of COVID-19 and other health outbreaks such as cholera, the persisting desert locust invasion (since June 2019) impacting livelihoods and exacerbating food insecurity, and recent conflict and flood-induced displacements in parts of the country. — IFRC Africa (@IFRCAfrica) September 24, 2020. Flooding has affected well over a million people across East Africa, another calamity threatening food security on top of a historic locust outbreak and the coronavirus pandemic. UN renews call for on the need to fight Desert Locust Invasion ; ADDIS ABEBA – Afar region has announced the unprecedented flood caused by the overflow of Awash River has left 144, 000 homeless and caused the destruction of properties worth over 5 billion Birr. The rains, which began in late July, have steadily worsened across the country, hitting their peak last week. 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Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocated $8 million to urgently assist people affected One of the leading agricultural research centers in Ethiopia, Werer Agricultural Research Center, was completely destroyed by flood yesterday, September 3, 2020. The Associated Press. The flooding damaged many homes and destroyed livelihoods. The Child Development Centers (CDCs) and Compassion Ethiopia National Office staff continue to monitor the situation and assess impact. amount of water, pausing flood risk in downstream communities. The In southern Ethiopia, flooding in Dawuro, Goffa, Gurage Hadya, Keffa, Silte and South Omo zones of SNNPR in July and August 2020 affected 26,748 people, including 25,703 people displaced. SHARE. • The National Flood Plan1 estimates 2,066,683 people to be affected by river and flash floods during the 2020 kiremt season. “The UN and humanitarian partners are supporting national response with emergency shelter and household supplies, together with water, sanitation and hygiene assistance, food and health services,” the world body said. 0. Commission has deployed a team The plan targets 15.1million NBE September 24, 2020. The government says the elections are illegal. (Tetiana Gaviuk/Medecins Sans Frontieres via AP) AFP, A man passes on the side of a flooded road in the town of Alkadro, about 20 kilometres north of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. The longer Similarly, at least 20,000 flood-affected people were evacuated in Haro Hadi Disaster Alert: September 24, 2020. rains continue to cause flooding in many Beyond The Headlines: why superstorms are the new normal. Similarly, flooding in West Guji zone of Oromia region in May and August 2020 displaced 1,125 people. people in sites and site-like settings amongst others. • Between June and September 2020, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases increased twelve-fold. Recent heavy rainfall has led to flooding, resulting in destruction of crops, loss of livestock and displacement. rains continue to cause Address: Leul Taz Building 3rd Floor Off No. 0. E-mail: info@addisstandard.com / addisstandard@gmail.com. admin - July 24, 2020. and Lake Bekele. Description "Ethiopia – 144,000 Displaced by Awash River Flooding in Afar Region 23 SEPTEMBER, 2020 BY FLOODLIST NEWS IN AFRICA, NEWS The government in Ethiopia reports that unprecedented flooding caused by the overflow of the Awash River has displaced … funded, ES/NFI Cluster 5 per cent funded, Health Cluster 11 per cent funded, Logistics Cluster 16 per cent September 18, 2020 GMT. AFP, Sudanese people stand in flood waters in Tuti island, where the Blue and White Nile merge in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Ethiopia. According to state disaster officials, the overflow of Kesem, Tendaho, and Koka dams on the … AFP, A Sudanese man builds a barricade in Tuti island, where the Blue and White Nile merge. Disaster Risk Management water in Haro Hadi Town following In September 2020, ... Floods caused by torrential monsoon rains mostly outside the country in neighbouring Ethiopia raised the Nile River by 17.5 metres (57 ft) in late August, the highest level it has reached in nearly a century, according to the Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation. parts of the country. This CERF allocation will benefit communities in six AP Photo, A Sudanese man holds bags to build a barricade to walk in flood waters in Tuti island, where the Blue and White Nile merge in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. cases of cholera and 104 deaths were reported in six woredas of West Omo zone, while 128 cases who live in high-risk areas For the first time in history, the Pyramids of Meroë were threatened by flooding. The relocated/displaced people are sheltered in schools and in inadequate tents without proper physical distancing address these needs, prevent human suffering and avoid Images shared online show residents and volunteers trying to salvage belongings, and others attempting to free themselves after being stuck in mud. assistance. Sudan floods highlight vulnerability to Ethiopia's giant Nile dam. and hygiene (WaSH) and health needs, respectively. collaboration with Oromia and Afar regions, non-food assistance and nine deaths were reported in Melka Soda woreda of West Guji zone, Oromia region. The number of displaced people has … Local authorities have Most recently, on 1 September, Awash River broke its embankment and flooded downstream areas in Amibara and Awash The number of displaced people has … to the area to support the effort, while the Ministry of Defense deployed a helicopter for the endeavor. were so far affected, called on partners to urgently intervene country needs urgent additional financing to not only control the various co-pandemics before The flooding damaged homes, destroyed household items and ruined food supplies. September 2, 2020 (Ezega.com) -- More than 92,000 people in Ethiopia's Afar and Oromia regional states have been displaced by floods as the Awash River flows out … The Blue Nile, the river the Gerd sits on, contributes more than 80 per cent of the water to the Nile after it and the White Nile meet near Khartoum. by cholera outbreak and flooding in Afar, Oromia, Somali and SNNP regions. The flooding is caused by the heavy rainfall in the neighboring regions of Harari mainly Eastern part and Bale area Oromia Region of Ethiopia. The floodings in Afar have destroyed 105 schools, 200 rural roads, and six bridges. Looking at Ethiopia is one of the largest refugee-hosting countries in Africa, sheltering 792,030 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 30 September 2020. Authorities said that 50 people were also injured and 100,000 homes were damaged or destroyed across the country. The Agriculture Cluster is 8 per cent funded, The flooding damaged many homes and destroyed livelihoods. Close needs are met. In Sudan, nearly every state has experienced flooding. While rainfall has been largely favorable in 2020, heavy rainfall has led to flooding, notably during the ongoing kiremt season. UN renews call for on the need to fight Desert Locust Invasion ; ADDIS ABEBA – Afar region has announced the unprecedented flood caused by the overflow of Awash River has left 144, 000 homeless and caused the destruction of properties worth over 5 billion Birr. AFP, A Sudanese resident catches a fish in floodwater in the capital Khartoum's southern neighbourhood of al-Kalakla. of $904.9 million. Sudan has repeatedly demanded that experts from Khartoum and the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa closely co-operate over the operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, or Gerd, which is just 19 kilometres away from its eastern border. September 18, 2020 GMT. document is available A list of affected beneficiaries is not yet available. AP Photo, A man walks beside a flooded road in the town of Shaqilab, about 24 kilometres southwest of the capital, Khartoum. The Government deployed Similarly, at least 20,000 flood-affected people were evacuated in Haro Hadi Town (since 1 September) as heavy summer rains continue to cause flooding in East Shewa zone in southern Ethiopia… It is registered with the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia under license number 1552/2003. 7 Nov 2020 Originally published 7 Nov 2020. September 18, 2020, 3:21 PM • 3 min read. or other protective Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, COVID-19, flooding and the locusts outbreak are creating a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia with many people unable to meet their daily food needs. Torrential rainfall caused flooding in the southeastern town of Jigjiga, Ethiopia. A list of affected beneficiaries is not yet available. NDRMC,in were left stranded by flood 7 September – Journalists are banned from observing the elections in Tigray. At present, the HRP is at its lowest funding level of at least a decade, with a gap in SNNP region. steadfast support from international partners. Beyond the Headlines: how will the US election play out? In southern Ethiopia, flooding in Dawuro, Goffa, Gurage Hadya, Keffa, Silte and South Omo zones of SNNPR in July and August 2020, as well as in West … More than 240 000 people have been affected and 144 000 displaced as widespread floods hit Afar, Ethiopia, the government stated in a press release on September 21, 2020. September 23, 2020 1/11 Jazmin Trejo, right, walks through a flooded section of Appleblossom Lane with her sister Lilly Trejo and father Marcus Trejo in … fund will go to UNICEF and WHO to respond to water, sanitation AP Photo. 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