Safe and sustained access and additional transportation routes via road and air to transport the required humanitarian supplies to Tigray and other hard-to reach areas, mainly in Amhara and Afar regions.
Increased needs of transport and potential storage for partners.
Deployment of Mobile storage units (MSUs) in light of the coming rainy season to support prepositioning.
In July, eight convoys totaling 1220 trucks confirmed arrival in Mekelle on behalf of 23 partners.
The cluster airlifted 92.2 mt of humanitarian cargo in July, including health, nutrition, and office items on behalf of 6 partners.
In Amhara, the cluster facilitated four convoys to Wag Hemra Zone in July.
The cluster received approximately 783 m³ of WASH and shelter items for storage at Gondar warehouse on behalf of 1 partner and 30 m³ of health and protection items for storage at the Kombolcha warehouse on behalf of 2 partners in July.
In Afar, the cluster provided transport services of approximately 147 mt of NFI items in collaboration with one partner for people relocating from Semera to Ab’ala.
The cluster also stored 1,695 m³ of assorted humanitarian cargo in the Semera warehouse on behalf of eight partners in July.
Limited or lack of essential items facilitating humanitarian deliveries
Limited number of commercial transporters in and to Tigray. Limited transporters to support Afar humanitarian response.
Increased needs for storage and transport services in North Shewa, and other locations in Amhara.
Needs to speed up deployment of Mobile storage units (MSUs) due to the coming of rainy season in Amhara.
2. The Logistic Cluster is only active in northern Ethiopia.