Ethiopia - Humanitarian Relief Assistance to Drought Affected Households

Project Summary

Approval Date 27 Jul 2011
Signature Date 14 Dec 2011
Planned Completion Date 15 May 2012
Last Disbursement Planned Date 15 May 2012
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 651,856.49
Status Completion

Project General Description

Faced with a humanitarian food crisis in the country, the Government of Ethiopia, through the Humanitarian Relief Assistance to Drought Affected Households, in March, 2011, appealed to the international community for support of more than US$200 million. In response to this appeal, the Bank provided a emergency assistance. This assistance to the victims of drought was limited to the Food Aid component of the Humanitarian Emergency Requirements. The Bank's contribution is used to procure cereals, cover the costs related to the delivery of food supply, including sea and overland freight, storage, handling, monitoring and distribution. It also cover the management cost of the executing agency.The proposed Emergency Relief Assistance Operation is funded from Bank’s Special Relief Fund (SRF).

Project Objectives

The objective of the proposed Bank Group Emergency Relief Assistance to Ethiopia is to contribute to the on-going efforts of Government and humanitarian Partners to save lives in the current crisis situation, protect livelihoods and enhance resilience to the drought effects. This objective will be achieved through the provision of emergency food relief


Around 25,000 households from south, southeast and east of the country

Participating Organization

Special Relief Funds
World Food Program (WFP)


IATI identifier 46002-P-ET-AA0-015
Last Update 24 Feb 2021


Contact Details

Name HASHI Halima Yussuf

Geographic Location

Country Ethiopia