Government issues an appeal for some 100,000 people

The Djibouti government recently issued an appeal for assistance to some 100,000 people affected by drought in areas close to the border with Ethiopia. Following an inter-agency and government assessment of some of the affected areas, food, water containers and trucks were identified as priority needs. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has set up an account for international donations and issued a drought situation report.

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