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
- Ethiopia: Renewed influx of Eritrean refugees, 12th September to 13th October 2018
- German Launches Special Training Initiative to Refugees in Ethiopia
- Ethiopia – Eritrean Refugee Influx (DG ECHO, UNHCR, NRC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 September 2018)
- Ethiopia: The 2018 HDRP is facing a US$416.4 million funding shortfall to cover needs until the end of the year
- Change and Continuity in Protests and Political Violence PM Abiy’s Ethiopia
By ANDUALEM SISAY
Ethiopia’s cabinet has approved draft bill to lift state of emergency imposed in February following widespread anti-government protests.
The decision to lift the state of emergency, originally scheduled for August, was arrived at after the Council of Ministers meeting on Saturday morning.
The draft bill has been sent to parliament for approval.
By CHRISTABEL LIGAMI Special Correspondent
Posted Saturday, April 13 2013 at 18:40
- East Africa is wrestling with an unfinished health agenda of infectious diseases, which has hit young children the hardest despite falling mortality rates.
Nearly all the East African countries have experienced a decrease in mortality rates over the past two decades as lifespan improves, a new report shows.
By FRED OLUOCH Special Correspondent
Experts in Ethiopian affairs say dialogue is now possible after 21 years of high-handed rule under the late Meles.
However, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will continue to resist secessionist groups in the country.
In early September, Kenya facilitated a preliminary consultation between the government of Ethiopia and the ONLF leadership in Nairobi.
Mr. Meles Zenawi died at the age of 57 on Monday mid night in a hospital abroad. Meles ruled the country since 1991.
Deputy prime minister and foreign minister Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn will be an interim leader of the country until the parliament elect a new prime minister.
By ARGAW ASHINE
Ethiopia could be in for a bumpy ride ahead as the country seeks to come to terms with the huge vacuum left by the death of its totalitarian leader Meles Zenawi.
By COSMAS BUTUNYI
East Africa will receive less rainfall in years to come due to effects of climate change, a new study has found.
Scientists from the US Geological Survey (USGS) and the Geography Department of the University of California, predict continued drought spells in future during the long rains, usually between March and June, when farmers plant their crops, thus impacting negatively on the region's food security outlook.
The projected drought is expected to result from a rise in sea-surface temperatures in the Indian Ocean due to global warming.
By By Walter Menya
Key donors have broken their long silence and are putting pressure on the Nile Basin states to engage in more constructive dialogue to solve the impasse over the new treaty.
The European Union and the British government will continue supporting the Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat and development projects.
By ZACHARY OCHIENG
The World Health Organisation says hunger, preventable diseases and poor healthcare are the main humanitarian risks facing millions in Ethiopia who are affected or displaced by drought, flooding and insecurity.
The Ethiopian Humanitarian Crisis Update says that WHO will expand its support to the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health and other partners to provide enhanced emergency health responses and ensure the health sector is prepared to handle future …