Eritrea

Drought and Famine in Horn of Africa

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


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Email: un-spider [at] unoosa.org

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Famine in Horn of Africa

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n/a

Region: 

Horn of Africa, Africa

Occurance Date: 

22/07/2011
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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. Nabro is located in an isolated region along the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia, and few English-language reports have been published.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 28/06/2011 - 17:03

latitude: 

15

longitude: 

15

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. It was launched in 2002 to meet mission-critical data and services and increase information base for humanitarian,

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