IMC - IBM - Dow Chemical
In partnership with IMC, IBM and Dow Chemical we continue to invest in providing access to clean water throughout the country, including in Wolayita and the surrounding areas. The UN’s Global Humanitarian Overview anticipates that in 2017, 5.6 million people will require food assistance; 1.2 million children and mothers will require nutrition support; 2.4 million people will need livestock support; and some 9.2 million people will still be without safe drinking water across the country.
With the ongoing drought in the region, our teams have continued to address critical shortages of drinking water, along with deteriorating sanitation and hygiene conditions.
Over the last six months, International Medical Corps teams in Wolayita and surrounding areas have: