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
- Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Ethiopia - Round 13: September - October 2018
- Ethiopia to vaccinate more than 1 million people against yellow fever
- Eritrea-Ethiopia peace leads to a refugee surge
- Ethiopia Food Security Outlook, October 2018 to May 2019
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Nutrition survey in West and East Hararghe, Oromiya Region
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- UNICEF has noted several erroneous reports in the media regarding the Ministry of Health's (MOH) and its partners' response to the ongoing malaria epidemic, which has put more than 15 million Ethiopians at risk. We would like to correct the misinformation being circulated by presenting the following facts about the current epidemic:
WASHINGTON, DC - The Child Survival Partnership - a new alliance between UNICEF, World Health Organization, World Bank, Canadian International Development Agency, and U.S.
Addis Ababa, 22 December (IRIN) - Police have arrested 56 people after fighting erupted in western Ethiopia last week leaving at least 30 people dead, officials said.
Addis Ababa, 22 December (IRIN) - Ethiopia's health ministry has clashed with the aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) over malaria treatment in the midst of a major epidemic threatening 15 million people.
Violence in Gambella causes concern for refugee operations
ADDIS ABABA, 19 December (IRIN) - Dr Pascal Villeneuve is the director of health with the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) at its headquarters in New York. Here during a recent visit to Ethiopia he tells IRIN that poor health systems lie at the root of millions of preventable child deaths each year.
By Yohannes Ruphael
An appeal for food was once again made last week by the government.
This year's need, however, is said to be less than that of last year.
Four years of drought has led once again to widespread food insecurity in Ethiopia. In September 2003, the Ethiopian government appealed to the international community to provide assistance and the United Nations estimated that a massive 1.8 million metric tons of food would be needed to avert widespread famine. Ethiopia, one of the poorest countries in the world (with a per capita income of $108 per annum), regularly suffers from chronic food shortages.
El Niño Update
This report provides an interim update on the Sentinel Site Surveillance System in Sool Plateau which shows evidence of increasing malnutrition. The more detailed report will be presented in next month's Food Security Report. Surveillance of the drought affected areas is being expanded from Sool Plateau to include surrounding areas including the Haud of Togdheer.
GAMBELLA, Ethiopia, Dec 17 (UNHCR) - Recent clashes in a refugee-hosting part of western Ethiopia have forced hundreds of people to flee their homes and put the UN refugee agency on security alert in nearby camps.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Dec 16 (UNHCR) - The UN refugee agency is keeping a close watch on developments in western Ethiopia, home to 85,000 Sudanese refugees, after weekend violence killed dozens of people, including staff of its partner agency.
ADDIS ABABA, 16 December (IRIN) - At least 21 people have been killed as troops tried to quell tribal violence that has flared in one of Ethiopia's remotest regions.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The Child Survival Partnership, a new alliance between UNICEF, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today announced that it is initiating efforts in Ethiopia to improve child health and save children dying of preventable causes.
The Government and partners issued an official multi-sectoral appeal for the CY 2004 on 10 December 2003. The 2004 Humanitarian Appeal for Ethiopia concludes that 7.2 million people will require 964,690 MT of emergency food assistance during the year. In addition, non-food requirements in agriculture, livestock, health, nutrition, water and sanitation for the year are estimated at US$ 85 million.