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Food Assistance for Somali, Eritrean and Sudanese Refugees

This PRRO has been modified as per Budget Revision 4 (see below).

This budget revision is to adjust the land transport, handling and storage (LTSH) budget for protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO) 200365 “Food Assistance to Somali, Eritrean and Sudanese refugees”. The LTSH rate increases from US$151.42/mt to US$221.05/mt, with the total LTSH costs increasing by US$19.1 million and indirect support costs (ISC) by US$1.33 million.

Ethiopia has been  hosting refugees from neighbouring countries for three decades. Civil conflict and drought-induced famine remain the principal factors that drive refugees into Ethiopia. Over the past three years the number of refugees needing food assistance has increased threefold, to 420,000, and influxes of refugees are expected to continue. Most of the refugees are from Somalia, but there are also large numbers of Sudanese and Eritreans.

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Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)581,412,898
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 29,393,082
USA91,867,223
Ethiopia47,744,876
United Kingdom42,091,720
Canada22,721,763
UN CERF15,811,601
European Commission12,994,978
Japan4,200,000
UN Common Funds and Agencies (excl CERF)3,528,018
Switzerland2,435,240
Private Donors1,695,389
Norway1,403,300
Finland1,367,989
France1,075,505
Germany1,019,022
Ireland213,610
Threats to food security
  • Rainfall patterns (droughts and floods)
  • Land degradation (deforestation and soil erosion)
  • Population density
  • Infrastructure development
  • Insecurity and conflict
  • Poverty
  • Fall in world prices of cash crops