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12 Dec 2017 description
US$500 million in concessional finance from the World Bank, DfID, European Investment Bank and European Union will be linked to creating employment opportunities.
08 Dec 2017 description
Additional EU assistance of €15 million will enable humanitarian organisations to step up emergency food assistance and the treatment of malnutrition in the drought-stricken country.
28 Nov 2017 description
The Government of Ethiopia formally launched the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework, which seeks to promote refugees’ self-reliance through an improved and sustainable response.
15 Nov 2017 description
Despite stretched resources, the government, with support from humanitarian partners, continues to address the triple challenge of drought, flooding and inter-communal conflict.
27 Oct 2017 description
Following an amendment to an existing legislation, all refugees in the country will be able to register vital life events, including birth, death and marriage directly with national authorities.
20 Oct 2017 description
report IRIN
Ethiopia can’t seem to escape the blight of drought, no matter how hard it tries. Despite impressive economic growth and decades of capacity building, it faces another humanitarian crisis as one of the worst droughts in living memory scorches the Horn of Africa.
28 Sep 2017 description
The situation in the country has sharply deteriorated in recent months, with the estimated number of food insecure people increasing to 8.5 million.
26 Sep 2017 description
The plan, which will cost about $6 billion annually, focuses on agriculture, forestry, health, transport, power, industry, water, and urban sectors that are identified as most vulnerable.
22 Sep 2017 description
The sheer scale of the refugee influx from September 2016 quickly filled the existing camps in the Gambella region to capacity and forced the Government and UNHCR to open new camps.
31 Aug 2017 description
With concern expressed over deteriorating conditions from a second severe drought this year, USAID's 2017 contribution to the country comes to nearly $454 million.
14 Aug 2017 description
As of August 2017, the overall number of people requiring emergency food assistance between August and December 2017 is 8.5 million of which 3.3 million reside in the Somali region.
11 Aug 2017 description
Hunger is on the rise and with up to 2 million animals lost so far, FAO is focusing on providing emergency livestock support to the most vulnerable pastoralist communities.
09 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As a result of continued fighting and food insecurity in South Sudan, approx. 3,000 new arrivals were reported in Pagak, Gambella in July. There are currently some 843,374 refugees in Ethiopia.
07 Aug 2017 description
The mid-year review of the 2017 humanitarian requirements reveals a significant change in the humanitarian context, requiring urgent life-saving interventions due to exacerbated drought conditions.
02 Aug 2017 description
Engaging communities allowed response teams to understand the power relations, influencers and preferred communication channels in the Somali Region.
19 Jul 2017 description
Severe drought over the past year has resulted in very large livestock losses in the region, food insecurity is worsening to extreme levels following interruptions in humanitarian assistance.
14 Jul 2017 description
The third consecutive failed rainy season has seriously eroded families' resilience, and urgent and effective livelihood support is required. The most affected areas are in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
26 Jun 2017 description
“The numbers of young children with severe acute malnutrition in Doolo zone are the highest ever seen in this area by our teams in the 10 years we have worked in the region,” says Saskia van der Kam, MSF nutritional advisor.
20 Jun 2017 description
Poor belg rains coupled with armyworm damages will reduce projected harvest this year. More than 145,000 hectares of maize crop is reportedly affected by the infestation nationwide.
02 Jun 2017 description
report Save the Children
Food supplies are already on the brink of depletion due to funding shortfalls, with need rapidly outstripping supply and donors’ funding failing to keep pace, Save the Children warned.