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
- Operational Plan for Rapid Response: Internal Displacement around Kamashi and Assosa (Benishangul Gumuz) and East and West Wollega (Oromia), 26 December 2018
- UNHCR Ethiopia Fact Sheet December 2018
- The Agriculture Knowledge, Learning, Documentation and Policy Project: Five Year Final Report January 2014 - December 2018
- GIEWS Country Brief: Ethiopia 14-January-2019
- Self-help group leads to vision, opportunity in rural Ethiopia
Addis Ababa January 02/2019 More than 400,000 compatriots displaced due to conflict along the border areas of Oromia and Somali regions have returned to their localities, according to Oromia Disaster Risk Management Commission.
Oromia Disaster Risk Management Commissioner, Mekonen Lenjisa told ENA that they returned to their former domiciles in Moyale, Borena, Guji, Bale, East and West Hararghe bordering woredas and kebeles.
Addis Ababa December 26/2018 The Embassy of Republic of Korea and voluntary Korean companies in Ethiopia have extended humanitarian assistance today.
The support was provided in cash, provision of services and supply of goods by the embassy and eight Korean companies operating in Ethiopia, it was learned.
Addis Ababa December 11/2018 The European Union wants to support Ethiopia in preventing illegal migration, European Commission Migration and Home Affairs Deputy Director-General Simon Mordue said.
Simon Mordue and Foreign Affairs State Minister Markos Tekle had meeting on the margins of the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt the Global Compact of Migration in Marakesh, Morroco, according to a press statement of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Addis Ababa December 07/2018 Ethiopia and World Bank have signed 100-million USD loan agreement to finance the implementation of the Resilient Landscapes and Livelihoods Project today.
The loan will support the government’s effort in areas of climate resilience, land productivity and carbon storage as well as access to diversified livelihood activities in selected rural watersheds.
Addis Ababa November 27/2018 Ethiopia and Ireland have signed a grant agreement on productivity safety net program amounting to 10.4 million Euros today.
According to the agreement, the program aims to enhance and improve vulnerable and food insecure household’s livelihood, resilience to shocks, food security and nutrition.
This report has been prepared under the auspices of the Federal Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, co-chaired by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and OCHA with participation of cluster co-chairs (Government Line Ministries and Cluster Coordinators). It covers the period from 1 October to 15 November 2018.
Addis Ababa November 10/11/2018 Ethiopia needs multi-sectoral intervention to accelerate the reduction of stunting, according to researchers.
Despite Ethiopia’s remarkable achievements in reducing stunting to the lowest possible, its prevalence is still high by international standards.
Speaking to ENA, Dr. Kalle Hirvonen, Research Fellow at Ethiopian Strategic Support Program of International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) said Ethiopia needs multi-sectoral approach and the involvement of various actors in the fight to eliminate stunting.
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Addis Ababa November 7, 2018 Yellow fever epidemic has occurred in Wolayita Zone of the SNNPR, according to Ethiopian Public Health Institute.
Laboratory test conducted on blood specimen sent to Dakar, Senegal, has revealed the existence of yellow fever causing virus in the specimen, the institute stated in a press release it sent to ENA.
Some 35 citizens were suspected of carrying the disease during the last 3 months, it pointed out.
Addis Ababa November 06/2018 Ethiopia is setting example for the world in sustainably managing the economic inclusion of refugees by balancing it with local demands, according to Ethiopian Investment Commission.
In an exclusive interview with ENA, EIC Deputy Commissioner of Anteneh Alemu said “what we are doing here is exemplary to the international community as to how to tackle the issue of migration.”
Addis Ababa October 5/2018 Training on post-conflict recovery is being given to peacekeepers from nine African countries at the Ethiopian Peace Support Training Center (EPSTC).
Opening the 9th round training today, Peace Keeping Main Department Acting Director Birgadier-General Habtamu Tilahun said concrete and sustainable post-conflict reconstruction is required to address the interlinked causes of political violence and under-development, and prevent relapse into conflict in the Horn of Africa.
Addis Ababa October 22/2018 Ethiopian peacekeeping force to Sudan’s disputed region of Abyei has brought success in stabilizing the region, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
Ethiopia is one of the top troop contributing countries to the United Nations (UN) with more than 8,300 peacekeepers on the ground, the country’s troops are discharging the responsibility in Abyei, it was learned.
A press release sent to ENA said that Ethiopian Ambassador to Sudan, Shiferaw Jarso discussed on the spot with member of the peacekeeping force on the role of the mission.
Addis Ababa October 22/2018 The Government of Ethiopian and Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) have signed a peace deal on Sunday in Asmara, Eritrea that culminated one of the oldest arms struggle in Ethiopia, according to MoFA.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Workneh Gebeyehu led the Ethiopian delegation accompanied by Minister of Finance, Ahmed Shide and Vice President of Somali Region, Mustafe Mohamed where as on the ONLF side led by the Chairman, Admiral Mohamed Umer Usman.
Addis Ababa October 17/2018 The government of Germany has launched Qualifications and Employment Perspectives for refugees and host communities in Ethiopia (QEP), a special initiative that would reintegrate refugees with host communities.
The project, which is commissioned by German Ministry for Cooperation and Development (BMZ), will be implemented for the coming four years to improve the employment perspectives of refugees and host communities in Addis Ababa, Somali and Beishangul-Gumuz Regional States.
The Government has been facilitating the return of Gedeo-Guji IDPs to their respective areas of origin since the third week of August 2018, where conditions allow.
In the second half of the year, Ethiopia has faced with an unprecedented surge of inter- communal conflict in Gedeo zone (SNNP region) and West Guji zone (Oromia region), which at its height, displaced some 818,000 people.
Addis Ababa October 02/2018 A five-year national One Health Strategic Plan that enables Ethiopia to reduce the risk of new emerging diseases and to prevent, control and respond to known and emerging infectious diseases was launched today.
A One Health Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will be implemented in partnership with the U.S was also signed among four ministries.
Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resources, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and Ministry of Culture and Tourism were the signatories.
Addis Ababa, September 22/2018 - More than 1,700 displaced persons from Burayu and its environs due to the recent conflict have returned to their homes, according to Addis Ababa City Administration.
In a press release sent to ENA today, the administration added that the number of persons temporarily sheltered in the capital has reached 15,860, and 1,786 of these have returned to their neighborhoods.
The city administration is relocating some 9,000 displaced sheltered in 9 schools to other centers as classes are to commence on Monday.