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10 Sep 1996 description
report Oxfam

The Oxfam Emergencies Report gives an overview of Oxfam's recent emergency work around the world, for use in communications work. For further information on any of the emergencies outlined below, email Supporter Services on Oxfam@oxfam.org.uk or phone +44 1865 313600.

25 Aug 1996 description
report Associated Press

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- The Awash River has flooded one of Ethiopia's two sugar factories, forcing the evacuation of 20,000 people, the state-run Ethiopian News Agency reported Sunday.

The river is swollen because of heavy seasonal rains. It broke through three dikes on Saturday and flooded the Wonji sugar factory and its 17,290 acres of sugar cane, the agency said.

21 Aug 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=8/21/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-201974
TITLE=ETHIOPIA FLOODS (L)
BYLINE=SCOTT STEARNS
DATELINE=NAIROBI
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:

INTRO: ETHIOPIA SAYS MORE THAN 150-THOUSAND PEOPLE ARE
THREATENED BY FLOODING IN THE CENTRAL OROMO DISTRICT. V-O-A EAST
AFRICA CORRESPONDENT SCOTT STEARNS REPORTS HEAVY RAINS HAVE
ALREADY DESTROYED CROPS.

TEXT: ETHIOPIA'S GOVERNMENT HAS ESTABLISHED TEMPORARY SHELTERS
TO CARE FOR PEOPLE DRIVEN FROM THEIR HOMES BY THE RISING AWASH

15 Dec 1992 description

Please note that international boundaries are no longer current.  Map should be used for historic purposes only.

10 Jun 1991 description

UNDRO 91/0973
ETHIOPIA (FIGHTING)/ DJIBOUTI (MASSIVE INFLUX)
WHO APPEAL
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1

24 Feb 1989 description


UNDRO 89/0412
ETHIOPIA - MENINGITIS EPIDEMIC
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
24 FEBRUARY 1989

SITUATION

1. WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) INFORMED UNDRO THAT OUTBREAK OF MENINGITIS WHICH ERUPTED LAST SEPTEMBER IN WESTERN ETHIOPIA HAS NOW SPREAD ACROSS COUNTRY. AS OF 23 FEBRUARY, OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT FIGURES SHOW 629 DEATHS AND 6,688 CASES. MORE THAN HALF OF CASES ARE CHILDREN. AS MANY PEOPLE LIVE FAR FROM MEDICAL CENTRES, ACTUAL SITUATION BELIEVED TO BE MORE SERIOUS AND FIGURES TO BE MUCH HIGHER. RECENT HEAVY RAINS HAVE NOT CURBED SPREADING.

15 Jan 1988 description


UNDRO 88/0099
ETHIOPIA - DROUGHT
UNDRO SITREP NO. 1/88
15 JANUARY 1988

I. GENERAL

1. FIELD REPORTS INDICATE SITUATION VERY PRECARIOUS IN NORTH PARTICULARLY IN TIGRAY BUT PHYSICAL CONDITION OF PEOPLE COLLECTING RATIONS AT DISTRIBUTION POINTS THROUGHOUT FAMINE AREA STILL RELATIVELY SATISFACTORY. THIS INDICATES THAT IN AREAS REACHED RELIEF OPERATIONS SO FAR TIMELY AND EFFECTIVE IN HELPING TO AVERT FAMINE CONDITIONS.

03 Apr 1984 description


UNDRO 85/2347

ETHIOPIA - 1984 DROUGHT
UNDRO SITREP NO. 32
23 OCTOBER 1985

HEREWITH FOLLOWS AN UPDATED OVERVIEW OF RELIEF PROGRAMMES UNDERTAKEN BY MAJOR UN AGENCIES AND NGOS OPERATIONAL IN ETHIOPIA (TEXTS PROVIDED BY ORGANIZATIONS CONCERNED):

1. UNHCR

03 Apr 1984 description


UNDRO 85/0059

ETHIOPIA - 1984 DROUGHT
UNDRO SITREP NO. 18
09 JANUARY 1985

HEREWITH FOLLOW CONTRIBUTIONS REPORTED TO UNDRO SINCE SITREP NO. 15 OF 06 DECEMBER 1984. A DETAILED LISTING OF ALL CONTRIBUTIONS SINCE UNDRO'S FIRST APPEAL FOR THE CURRENT EMERGENCY WAS LAUNCHED ON 03 APRIL 1984, IS AVAILABLE FROM THE UNDRO SECRETARIAT ON REQUEST.