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
Most read reports
- The Crisis Below the Headlines: Conflict Displacement in Ethiopia
- Eritrea-Ethiopia peace leads to a refugee surge
- Ethiopia Food Security Outlook, October 2018 to May 2019
- Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Ethiopia - Round 13: September - October 2018
- Ethiopia – Eritrean Refugee Influx (DG ECHO, UNHCR, NRC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 September 2018)
The Government of Japan has decided to provide a total of 420 million yen for two projects of Grant Assistance for Underprivileged Farmers through the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Notes to this effect were exchanged on July 31 (Tue) (Japan Time) between Mr. Yuji Nakamura, Japanese Ambassador to Italy, and Mr.
Japan welcomes the final and binding decision of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission on April 13 (Sat) concerning the delimitation and demarcation of the common border between Eritrea and Ethiopia.
Japan strongly hopes that Ethiopia and Eritrea will implement the decision in good faith, further promote the peace process in concert with the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE), and commit themselves to the improvement of their relations.
On Friday, March 23, the Government of Japan decided to extend a contribution in the amount of US $ 1,083,000 (one million eighty-three thousand US dollars) to the Trust Fund in support of the delimitation and demarcation of the common border between Ethiopia and Eritrea, which was established by Security Council resolution 1177 (1998).
After the two-year border conflict since May 1998, Ethiopia and Eritrea finally agreed the Cessation of Hostilities in June 2000. They also signed the Peace Agreement in December 2000.
- The State of Eritrea and the Federal
Democratic Republic of Ethiopia signed a comprehensive peace agreement
on December 12 in Algiers. Japan, which has been urging both countries
to settle the conflict, welcomes this comprehensive peace agreement. Japan
also pays respect to the tenacious mediation efforts by Algeria and the
The State of Eritrea and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia have announced their acceptance of the proposal by the OAU (Organization of African Unity), on June 9 and 14, respectively, for the cessation of hostilities. The Government of Japan welcomes the decisions made by the both countries, as it has continuously urged these countries to stop fighting in the past.
On May 12, the Government of Ethiopia announced that heavy fighting against Eritrea was taking place near the border, and the Government of Eritrea announced that the Ethiopia had launched an offensive against Eritrea shortly after midnight on May 12 (local time). Such a development is highly deplorable given that mediation efforts of the international community led, inter alia, by the Organization of African Unity (OAU) are under way.
Japan strongly urges both countries to cease immediately any military action against each other.
On July 16 (Fri.), the Government of Japan decided to extend an emergency aid of 920,000 US dollars through the World Food Programme (WFP) to internally displaced people in Ethiopia and Eritrea, caused by the border conflict between them.