OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()
- Active hostilities remain the main access impediment for scaling up response in rural areas in addition to constrained communications
- Humanitarian partners are scaling up response but can only fully implement with access constraints addressed
- Three food operators have distributed more than 19,000 metric tons of food for the first round of assistance for 2021, reaching 1.1 million people across the region
- COVID-19 screening started in all targeted 15 health facilities in Mekelle
- At least US$443 million have been allocated to respond to the crisis but more is needed particularly for non-food assistance
(New York, 6 May 2021): The United Nations has released US$65 million for the humanitarian response in Ethiopia. More than 16 million people need humanitarian assistance throughout Ethiopia,...
Key Developments ETHIOPIA ▪ The UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict briefed the UN Security Council on 15 April and presented findings of the 2020 annual...
Background On 4 November 2020, clashes erupted between the military and regional forces in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. The federal government declared a state of emergency for six months,...