Ethiopia: coordinated response to drought, refugee relief

AllAfrica (April 26, 2016) | Ethiopia is experiencing one of the worst droughts in decades. The main rainy season (Kirmet rain) that is vital for producing over 80 per cent of the country’s agricultural yield — in an industry that employs 85 per cent of the country’s workforce — failed in 2015, a powerful El Nino weather event continues to wreak havoc on children’s lives and their families livelihoods.