Emergency Relief Support Program in Support of Drought Affected People in Borena Zone

Emergency Relief Support Program in Support of Drought Affected People in Borena Zone

As one of the strongest and leading National NGOs which is actively involved in the major humanitarian and development programs in Ethiopia since its establishment in 2012, Action for the Needy in Ethiopia (ANE) successfully managed the distribution of emergency food assistance for the total of 1200 drought affected Households in Borena Zone Administration, Oromia.

During the assistance distribution conducted on the 6th of January 2022, ANE was able to provide a total of 60,000 Kg of Maize, 20,000 kg of Supplementary Corn soy blend food (CSB) and 6,000 liters of cooking oil by allocating 5 Million Birr from its internal resources. Each vulnerable household was provided 50kg of Maize, 25 kg of CSB and 5 liters of cooking oil...... The current drought situation in the Borena Zone of Oromia region appears to be very high as it is affecting the well-being of the local population whose thousands of cattle have died and other means of livelihoods are compromised.

Sheikh Haji Omar Idris giving Food Items to Drought affected community in borena zone

The current drought situation in the Borena Zone of Oromia region appears to be very high as it is affecting the well-being of the local population whose thousands of cattle have died and other means of livelihoods are compromised.

The emergency food assistance distribution conducted by ANE was attended by H.E Mufti Haji Omar Idris, the President of Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council and head of the Fatwa and Da'wa Councils, H.E. Mr Jima Dilbo Denbel, Director General, Agency for Civil Society Organizations (ACSO), H.E. Mr. Tesfahun Gobezay, Director General, Refugee and Returnees Service (RRS), H.E. Ambassdor Asfaw Dingamo, Chairperson, ANE Board of Directors, Mr. Salihu Sultan, ANE Managing Director, H.E. Mr. MR. Abduselam Wario, Vice Chief of Borena Zone Administration, Members of ANE Board of Directors and Executive Management, Chief of Abagedas, Elderly Community Leadersand other honorable invited guests.

Ato Jima Dilbo and Ambassador Asfaw Dingamo giving food items for Drought Affected Communities

Under its enhanced humanitarian and development assistance programs, ANE continues to reach out millions of refugees, internal displaced persons (IDPs), drought affected people and other vulnerable populations in Ethiopia.