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Horn of Africa – Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #3, Fiscal Year (FY) 2023

SITUATION AT A GLANCE

23 MILLION Population in Need of Food Assistance due to Drought in the Horn of Africa

UN – November 2022

24.1 MILLION Estimated Number of People Affected by Drought in Ethiopia

UN – November 2022

4.4 MILLION People Living With Daily Household Water Insecurity in Kenya

UN – November 2022

7.8 MILLION Estimated Number of People Affected by Drought in Somalia

UN – November 2022

1.3 MILLION Number of People Displaced Due to Drought in Somalia Since January 2021

UN – November 2022

• The latest FRC findings state that the drought continues to drive large numbers of hunger-related deaths in Somalia and that Famine remains a major threat in parts of Bay Region and among IDPs in Mogadishu.

• On December 13, USAID Administrator Samantha Power announced $411 million in new humanitarian funding for Somalia.

• Drought conditions and armed conflict displaced 1.6 million people in Somalia between January and October, and humanitarian needs are high among IDPs and Somali refugees in Kenya.

Source: US Agency for International Development

Author Since: Dec 03, 2021

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