Details of Disaster Information

Somalia : Drought : 2011
GLIDE: DR-2011-000029-SOM  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2011
Name Drought
Outline Some parts of the Horn of Africa have been hit by the worst drought in 60 years. More than 10 million people are thought to be affected across the region.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • OCHA 2011/07/15
    Ethiopia’s population in need increased from 3.2 to 4.5 million and Somalia’s from 2.5 to 2.85 million.
  • BBC 2011/06/28
    The numbers now affected are huge, OCHA says: 3.2m in Ethiopia, 3.2m in Kenya, 2.6m in Somalia and more than 100,000 in Djibouti.
Geographycal Data Information
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2011/09/05
    Famine (as of 5 September 2011)
    Over 4.0 million people are still affected by drought and famine in Somalia with a quarter of the nation’s people displaced by the crisis.
  • UNITAR, UNOSAT 2011/08/15
    Analysis Summary: IDP Shelter Site Identification within Mogadishu, Somalia (28 July 2011)
  • OCHA 2011/07/13
    Eastern Africa: Drought