The El Niño-induced drought experienced throughout 2016 affected 1.4 million people in Angola, particularly in the southern provinces.?According to INFORM, the risk of humanitarian crisis and disaster is medium, at 4.9/10. The greatest concern is lack of coping capacity, at 7/10.?
On 24 May Acaps changed the status of the crisis in Angola to No Severity, as its compounding factors were found more related to long-term development issues than acute humanitarian ones. The country is being monitored on a weekly basis and will be updated following any major developments.