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Horn of Africa Update: July 2012

Horn of Africa Update: July 2012

Jul 2012

The long rains ended early with significant rainfall deficits being experienced across the eastern half of Kenya, parts of southern Somalia, northeastern Djibouti, and northeastern Ethiopia.

The June – September rainfall season is now well established in Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan, despite the late and erratic onset. In the central Ethiopian highlands, significant rainfall deficits have accumulated since the start of the season.