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Eritrea

Drought and Famine in Horn of Africa

Status Update: 7 September 2011 (14:00 CEST)

Disaster Information
Name: 
Famine in Horn of Africa
Region: 
Horn of Africa, Africa
Occurance Date: 
22/07/2011

Since it began erupting on June 12, 2011, emissions from Eritrea’s Nabro Volcano have drifted over much of East Africa and the Middle East.

Ash has displaced residents living near the volcano and disrupted flights in the region. Despite the volcano’s widespread effects, little is known about the eruption.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 28/06/2011 - 17:03
latitude: 
15.1794
longitude: 
15.1794

Data Exchange Platform for the Horn of Africa (DEPHA)

The Data Exchange Platform for the Horn of Africa is an inter-agency initiative of the UN and other humanitarian organizations operating in the Horn of Africa.