Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
7.95 million people are targeted for relief food/cash assistance, while 9.45 million people require non-food support nationwide
Addis Ababa, 08 October 2018: Following the Government and humanitarian partners’ multi-sector midyear assessment conducted between late June and early July, the 2018 Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP) was revised to reflect changes in the humanitarian context. At least 7.95 million people are currently targeted for relief food/cash assistance, while 9.45 million people require non-food support nationwide, at a cost of US$1.494 billion. The HDRP is currently facing a gap of $416.4 million.
Despite the general good performance of this year’s belg/spring rains, the number of people targeted for relief food and cash support remains largely unchanged due to the significant spike in internal displacement since April 2018. The displaced population,