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02 Aug 2018 description
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Mass displacements due to inter-communal conflict

23 Jul 2018 description

(Nairobi, 19th July 2018), At least 1 million people, the majority of whom being women and children are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance following recent inter-communal conflict in Ethiopia. Aid agencies in Ethiopia are appealing for critical and urgent assistance for close to a million people that have fled their homes following inter-communal violence along the border of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' (SNNPR) and Oromia Regions of Ethiopia.

19 Jul 2018 description
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ADDIS ABABA (July 19, 2018) - Since the beginning of this year, over 800,000 people in Ethiopia have fled the violence. In total, around one million people are estimated to be displaced inside the country. Houses and major infrastructure have been severely damaged. More than 200 people have lost their lives. “This is a massive humanitarian crisis which is totally off the radar of the international community,” says Fred McCray, CARE’s Acting Country Director in Ethiopia. “People are in desperate need for help. The region has been suffering from hunger for years.

17 Sep 2016 description

Institutionalising Gender in Emergencies: Ethiopia Gender Analysis

Understanding needs and context is vital in an emergency response. A crucial, and often overlooked, factor in this is gender. Here, Steph Avis, introduces the first of a series of reports from the ECHO funded project 'Institutionalising Gender in Emergencies'.

28 Jun 2016 description
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Background: Drought, worsened by the effects of El-Nino is having a devastating impact on the lives and livelihoods of Ethiopians, and according to the Government and the inter-agency mid-Meher and Meher seasonal assessments, the number of people that will require food assistance in 2016 increased from 8.2 million in October 2015 to 10.2 million in December 2015, making Ethiopia home to the largest acutely food insecure population in the world.

31 May 2016 description
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Donors must close funding gap to support government efforts assisting families in need.

22 Dec 2015 description
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More than 10 million people in Ethiopia are in need of emergency food assistance because of extreme drought caused by the global weather phenomenon El Nino, according to revised figures released by the Ethiopian government last week.

“Right now families in drought-stricken areas are about to exhaust all available resources to cope with the scarcity of food and water. There is no time to lose in ensuring that they get the assistance they need before it is too late.

05 Feb 2015 description
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The global poverty-fighting organization CARE today received a contribution of $2.4 million as a result of a Holiday Campaign in H&M stores worldwide. “We are very grateful for this generous contribution,” said Dr. Robert Glasser, secretary general of CARE International. “These funds will allow us to empower women entrepreneurs and workers from low-income urban communities in Ethiopia and help us raise global awareness of the enormous benefits associated with empowering women and girls in the fight against poverty and social injustice.”

19 Nov 2014 description
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Largest philanthropic gift in Canadian organization’s history

CARE Canada is thrilled to announce it has received a $500,000 donation from the Stollery Charitable Foundation towards its Canadians Care campaign.

23 Mar 2012 description
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Achieves Milestone Of 100th School Reached on World Water Day

30 Sep 2011 description

Lessons from Borana, Oromia and Harshin, Somali Regional States, Ethiopia

This Study on Ethiopia's Land Fragmentation in the drylands of the Horn of Africa and its effects on pastoral resilience. This is having a highly negative impact on pastoralism as an effective production system in these predominantly drylands areas,and increasing the vulnerability of those who rely on pastoralism for their food and livelihood security.

Organization Name Independent consultant Author Name Fiona Flintan , Boku Tache and Abdurehman Eid

19 Sep 2011 description
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By Yohannes Jarso, Emergency Program Manager, CARE Ethiopia, Borana Field Office

September 19, 2011

26 Jul 2011 description
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Dama Godona is a single mother and animal herder who lives in a southern Ethiopian region affected by the current east African drought. But her story differs from that of many of her neighbours thanks to having also become a shop keeper, using loans from a CARE project.

08 Jul 2011 description
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The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has announced details of the radio and television broadcasts to run today (Friday) to help more than 10 million people in the grip of the worst drought seen in parts of East Africa in over half a century. DEC member agencies are urgently seeking to increase their work to help those at risk survive and put their lives back together.

29 Jun 2011 description
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By Audrée Montpetit, Senior Humanitarian Program Quality Advisor, CARE Ethiopia

I arrived in Borena Zone, Oromia Region, in the southern part of Ethiopia two days ago. I am here with my CARE colleagues to conduct a deeper assessment on the impact of the current drought on women, men, boys and girls.

We have talked to different groups, and even though we just had four basic questions, there was so much to listen to and to learn from.

29 Jun 2011 description

G20 countries attending a key development meeting in South Africa today (Wed) must call for the urgent release of promised funds to stop more people from going hungry as food prices skyrocket once again, says the UK Hunger Alliance.

The coalition of international aid agencies says that money should be made available to countries most vulnerable to food insecurity in a new report entitled: Tackling the High Food Price Challenge.