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
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- Political Will Changing Story of Horn of Africa: Ramtane
- UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report #8 – Reporting Period: August 2018
On March 14, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 26 million US dollars in response to the famine in the Middle East and Africa through 6 international organizations and agencies including the World Food Programme (WFP).
This assistance is also provided as a swift response to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s call for support. Japan will provide humanitarian assistance such as food, nutrition, health and WASH (Water and Sanitation) in Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Yemen, and Kenya.
Juba — The Diet (Parliament) of Japan approved the $22.4 million budget for South Sudan’s humanitarian and reconstruction assistance through its partnership with international organizations.
The Government of Japan has decided to provide USD 80 million in support of people of South Sudan facing dire humanitarian needs. A total of USD 80 million will be provided through various international agencies; approximately USD 56.7 million to help internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Sudan, while USD 23.9 million is for South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda.
This new pledge will be announced at the High-Level Event on Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan, to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, on 9 February.
Juba, South Sudan, 2 June 2014 - The Government of Japan has completed all the administrative procedures and is ready to disburse all the pledged contributions made at the Humanitarian Conference in Oslo on 20 May 2014 by mid-June. The pledge amounting up to 17 million USD was announced by Mr. Akio Shirota, Ambassador of Japan to Norway at the Conference in Oslo for the deteriorated humanitarian situation since mid-December 2013 in South Sudan.
An Inauguration ceremony for ‘the Project for the Reconstruction of the Wonka Primary School in Gozamin Woreda, Amhara Region’ was held on 20 January, 2013. The project was funded by the Japanese Grant-in-aid Scheme for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP), amounting to USD 107,381. The implementing partner for the project was the Gozamin Woreda Education Office. H.E. Mr.
A signing ceremony for two grant agreements was held on 5 December 2012, between H.E. Mr. Hiroyuki Kishino, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ethiopia and H.E. Ato Ahmed Shide, State Minister of Finance and Economic Development. Based upon the said two agreements, a total of 1.382 billion Japanese Yen (equivalent to 308 million Ethiopian Birr at the current exchange rate) will be extended by Japan to Ethiopia.
First, I would like to welcome the holding of this meeting on the initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General and also express my respect for the efforts by the United Nations to address the drought in the Horn of Africa.
Emergency relief goods provided to Refugee camps in Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
On Wednesday, September 7, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (power generators, tents, etc.) that were stockpiled in the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)'s warehouse in Frankfurt and others, worth 40 million yen (around 500,000 US dollars) to assist refugee camps located in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, through JICA in response to the request by the Ethiopian Government.
In response to the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia made a donation of 5,445,215.55 birr (approximately 25 million yen) as relief money for Japan. The hand-over ceremony was held on Thursday, June 23 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Addis Ababa, attended by H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and H.E. Mr. Hiroyuki Kishino, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ethiopia.
26 February 2010 - Thanks to a US$2 million emergency contribution from Japan, UNDP will help to de-mine 2.5 million square metres of land in Ethiopia, safely opening it up for use by drought-stricken local residents and nomadic populations.
The funds will also be used for mine-risk education activities in the landmine-affected Afar, Somali and Tigray regions of the country.
ADDIS ABABA, 15 April 2009 - The Government of Japan today announced a $6 million donation to UNICEF Ethiopia for reducing the vulnerability of children to the impact of rising food prices.
This contribution, one of the largest from the Government of Japan to UNICEF Ethiopia, comes as Ethiopia confronts the impact of the global economic crisis.
At the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD IV) convened in Yokohama last May, the participants compiled the Yokohama Action Plan that lays out assistant measures to be implemented by countries or organizations.
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.
The Government of Japan has decided to extend grant aid of up to 23 million Japanese yen to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to help support a project called the Project for the Water Supply in Afar Regional State.
The Government of Japan has decided to provide emergency assistance in kind (tents, sleeping mats, portable water tanks, water purifiers and plastic canteens) worth about 11 million yen to the Government of Ethiopia, which has sustained a large-scale flood disaster in Dire Dawa Region in the eastern part of the country.
- On 7 of April, the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance totalling 1,440,703.42 US dollars (approximately 159.92 million yen), through the Trust Fund for Human Security to the project entitled "Coordinated Rural Development of IDP and Refugee impacted Communities in the Somali Regional State (SRS) of Ethiopia" that will be implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for …
- On the 24th of February (Friday), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance totalling 1,760,000.0 US dollars (approximately 195.36 million yen), through the Trust Fund for Human Security to a project entitled "Establishing a zone Free of the Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Problem in the Southern Rift Valley, Ethiopia, and Assisting Rural Communities in Agricultural and Livestock Development" that will be implemented by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United …
As to Ethiopia, Japan has decided to provide up to 517 million yen in the form of grant assistance for the Project for Water Supply in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regional State of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Notes were exchanged on 20 June between Ambassador Izumi and State Minister of Finance and Economic Development Mekonnen Mayazewal in Addis Ababa.
Through the realization of this project, it is expected that people having access to safe water will increase by 91,000.
On September 15 (Wednesday), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance of a total of 1,281,412 US dollars (approximately 139 million yen) through the Trust Fund for Human Security for the program "Extension of the Special Programme for Food Security (SPFS)" to be implemented in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
This project aims at assisting vulnerable households in seven areas in Ethiopia, where food supply is unstable and drought is frequent.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Yoriko Kawaguchi visited Ethiopia (August 26-27) and Angola (August 27-29) before attending the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) held in the Republic of South Africa. During the visit, Foreign Minister Kawaguchi had exchanges of views with prominent members of both governments on bilateral relations and regional affairs amongst other issues, and met informally with those working in the field of economic assistance. Ms. Kawaguchi also visited sites where ODA projects as well as landmine removal programmes are being carried out.