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1 E MERGENCY IN THE H ORN OF A FRICA E MERGENCY IN THE H ORN OF A FRICA PLEDGING CONFERENCE One Africa - One Voice Against Hunger

2 FUNDING GAP ANALYSIS AND PRIORITY AREAS 25/08/20142 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”

3 OVERALL SITUATION Driven by a combination of factors: Severe drought Resultant crop failure Rising food prices occasioned by supply side deficit In Somalia 450,000 are in famine situation in two regions of South. Conflict in Somalia which results in fragile security situation. 25/08/20143 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”

4 HORN OF AFRICA CRISIS 12.4 million people in need of humanitarian Assistance 3.4million inside in Somalia are acute need 25/08/20144 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger” In Dark Red are those areas where famine has been declared in Somalia.

5 OVERALL HUMANITARIAN REQUIREMENTS US$2.481 BILLION 25/08/20145 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”

6 FUNDING SUMMARY CountryPopulation in Need of HA Required Funding (US$’000) Funding To date (US$’000) Percentage Djibouti165,027 33,00017,70053% Refugees18,427 Ethiopia4,800,000398,000153,00039% Refugees233,437246,00096,50039% Kenya3,700, ,000477,30064% Refugees525,674 Somalia3,700,0001,600,000602,00057% 25/08/20146 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”

7 PRIORITY AREAS The African Union has prioritized the following five sectors: Food Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Nutrition and Health Shelter and Non-food-items (NFIs) Agriculture and livelihood (medium and long term recovery) 25/08/20147 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger ”

8 FOOD SECTOR 12.4million in need of food assistance 25/08/2014 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger” 8

9 NUTRITION AND HEALTH SECTOR Funding for Severely Acute Malnutrition (SAM) treatment is only at 50%. Child malnutrition rates have tripled the emergency threshold of 15%. Diseases are on the increase; Cholera outbreak is reported in Mogadishu Crude Mortality Rate as high as 13/10,000 per day 25/08/20149 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”

10 NUTRITION AND HEALTH SECTOR 25/08/ “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”

11 WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE SECTOR (WASH) 50% of communities can no longer access clean water. 25/08/2014 “ One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger” 11

12 SHELTER AND NON-FOOD ITEMS SECTOR (NFIs ) Most essential requirements for NFIs are in Somalia 25/08/2014 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger” 12

13 AGRICULTURE AND LIVELIHOODS SECTOR (Medium and Long Term Recovery) Agriculture core survival strategy in the Horn (Primary source of food & income). Strategies that focus on saving lives and livelihoods, through building longer-term resilience. Recovery programmes that include: Increasing access to water resources (rehabilitation and construction of water points), support small scale producers and livestock herders, support asset building including income generating activities. 25/08/ “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”

14 AGRICULTURE AND LIVELIHOODS (medium and long term recovery) Strengthening food security information system through effective Early Warning System. Establishment of The African Risk Capacity Pool (ARC) to support institution building & raise funds to mitigate against risk. 25/08/ “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”

15 25/08/2014 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger” 15 P LANTING S EASON

16 MODALITIES FOR IMPLEMENTATION Prioritization criteria will be based on: – Magnitude of funding gap, by sector and country, as indicated by OCHA’s objective analysis of needs and shortfalls: 40% – Potential for immediate impact on saving lives, the primary objective of the resource mobilization exercise: 40% – Potential for contribution to early recovery and long-term solutions to hunger and food insecurity in the region: 20% 25/08/ “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”

17 MODALITIES Cont… Cash contributions will made through the AU Account All funds received and disbursed will be recorded in the OCHA Tracking System In-kind food donations may be matched through WFP Twinning system: (In-kind donations will be matched with cash from other donors to meet corresponding cost, eg: logistics) 25/08/2014 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger” 17 C OORDINATION

18 CONCLUSION We are here to pledge money, which we intend for immediate life saving needs. Drought is not new to Africa, but famine and hunger are unacceptable. We must ensure that this is the very last time that we have such a crisis on our continent. 25/08/2014 “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger” 18

19 THANK YOU 25/08/ “One Africa-One Voice Against Hunger”


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