Latest Forecast from ETOP - 5th Aug 2014

SYNOPSIS: A small outbreak was reported in northern ETHIOPIA in July. New outbreaks may appear in northern ETHIOPIA and southern ERITREA.

CURRENT SITUATION: A small armyworm outbreak was reported controlled in

Tigray, northern Ethiopia in July and moth catches were reported in western and northern parts of the country. No armyworm activities were reported elsewhere during this month (DLCO-EA, IRLCO-CSA).

FORECAST UNTIL MID-SEPT 2014: Armyworm activities may appear in northern Ethiopia and southern Eritrea during the forecast period. Vigilance and active monitoring remain essential (IRLCOCSA, DLCO-EA, OFDA/AELGA, PHS/Tanzania).

Sat 09 August 2014