LESSON LEARNED? AN URGENT CALL FOR ACTION IN RESPONSE TO THE DROUGHT CRISIS IN THE HORN OF AFRICA
The failure of the 2016 October-December rains across parts of the Horn of Africa has led to a devastating drought in Somalia, south-eastern Ethiopia, and northern and eastern Kenya. More than 15 million people in these three countries are facing food and water shortages, and famine is now a possibility in Somalia. This is a paper produced from the Inter-Governmental Authority for Development.