Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- ‘Wind of hope’ blowing through Horn of Africa says UN chief, as Ethiopia and Eritrea sign historic peace accord
- Ethiopia: Investigate police conduct after deaths of five people protesting ethnic clashes
- 23 Killed in Ethnic Violence Near Addis Ababa
- Displaced Ethiopians, returnees need continued support
- Ethiopia tops global list of highest internal displacement in 2018
After two years, the IRC this month concluded a highly successful program that has helped thousands of South Sudanese living in refugee camps prepare for their return home.
Sherkole Refugee Camp, Ethiopia 09 Jan 2007 - Deciding whether or not to return home 20 years after you've left isn't easy. But this is the dilemma facing 70,000 southern Sudanese refugees who have lived in Ethiopia for two decades. Many have never seen their homeland: they were born and raised in refugee camps.
Sudan's 20-year internal conflict ended in January 2006 when the southern Sudanese armies and the government of Sudan signed a peace agreement. Since then, UNHCR and other U.N.
The IRC has received a grant from the U.S. Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration for $550,040 for assistance programs for Sudanese refugees in the Sherkole refugee camp in Ethiopia. The year-long funding period begins in September 2002. This funding will pay for a multi-sectoral program focusing on water and sanitation services, assistance to vulnerable populations, and educational capacity-building.