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Namibia: Drought. Office of the Resident Coordinator Situation Report No. 01 (as of 24 May 2013)


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Namibia: Drought.

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On 17 May 2013 the President on Namibia declared a national drought emergency and called for assistance from the international community. An estimated 330,925 people have now been classified as food insecure – 14 per cent of Namibia's total population of 2.324 million. The Government of Namibia is already responding to the situation, and has announced an emergency allocation N$200 million (US$20.7 million). The UN and partners are in discussions with the Government of Namibia on how it can best Support the response.

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