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Very poor macroeconomic conditions constrain household market access. Recent assessments by REACH report increased conflict in Tonj, resulting in displacement towards Romich and Tonj towns. Ongoing conflict continues to cause major disruption to livelihoods in the northeast, with large populations in Borno State heavily dependent on food assistance. There have been 65 reported fatal conflict events in the three northeastern states this year. For Borno, 2017 had the most events since the start of the Boko Haram insurgency.

The extensive conflict has reduced incomes, and food prices remain elevated. Food access is inadequate for many poor households. Reports suggest Al Hudaydah and Salif ports remain open and imports continue. However, port access for larger container ships carrying some essential food and non-food items remains restricted. Four consecutive poor rainy seasons that have led to severe drought in some areas and, consequently, large-scale livestock losses and poor production.

Furthermore, the April to June 2018 Gu season is forecast to be below average. According to ACLED, there were 262 conflict-related incidents across Somalia in February 2018, compared to 209 in February 2017. Severe drought over the past year has resulted in very large livestock losses in Ethiopia’s Somali Region, which has sharply reduced household food and income access. Areas of southern Oromia affected by several poor seasons in 2016 and 2017 received heavy rainfall during the first week of March. The Oct-Dec 2017 short rains marked the third consecutive season of drought across eastern Kenya’s pastoral and marginal agricultural areas, affecting livestock productivity and crop production. Early and above-average seasonal rainfall is driving forage regeneration but has also caused flooding in  Kajiado, Makueni, and Kilifi. Ongoing conflicts in the Kasai region, North Kivu, South Kivu, Ituri, and Tanganyika Provinces have caused ongoing displacement and affected households’ abilities to access their livelihoods.

Inter-ethnic fighting in northern Kasai region has caused new displacement of more than 11,000 people in the past month. Widespread conflict and displacement, poor 2017 rainfed staple production, and weak casual labor markets are the primary drivers of acute food insecurity, which is experienced by more people in early 2018 than during the previous lean season. Most basins in the country enter the spring season with well below average snowpack, increasing concerns for irrigation water availability in marginal areas. The information provided on this Web site is not official U. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U. Child development entails the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy.