Ethiopia Drought – Midterm Evaluation Report (MDRET016) – Reliefweb

Executive summary An IFRC Mid-Term Review (MTR) was conducted from 28 September 2016 to 7 October 2016 to assess the on-going IFRC and Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) MDRET016 Drought Emergency Appeal... Read more »

Trading camels and salt in Ethiopia: Adrian Guerin's Instagram snapshots – The Guardian

Heat and hard work at Lake Afrera The Danakil Depression in north-east Ethiopia is one of the hottest, lowest and most inhospitable places on the planet. But it is here, at Lake... Read more »

Ethiopia's drought overlooked as aid funneled to more desperate crises – Al Jazeera America

The northern Ethiopia highlands of Tigray has long struggled with unreliable rainy seasons.James Jeffrey The government has since been criticized by aid agencies for delaying and not admitting the severity sooner while... Read more »

Princess Mary makes humanitarian visit to Ethiopia

Crown Princess Mary with a patient at the Barbara May Maternity Hospital in Mille. Photo: Colin Cosier Afambo, Ethiopia: Crown Princess Mary of Denmark was “shaken up” after confronting the harsh reality... Read more »

Ethiopia says new railway to Djibouti to start in early 2016

ADDIS ABABA Jan 28 (Reuters) – Ethiopia expects to open a new railway line linking the capital Addis Ababa with the Red Sea state of Djibouti in early 2016, a project at... Read more »

Tourists in Ethiopia’s volatile Danakil Desert brave blistering heat to watch volcanos (Video)

For tourists looking for an extra boost of adrenaline with their holiday experience, it doesn’t come more adventurous than a volcano watching trip to one of the world’s most volatile destinations. Ethiopia’s... Read more »
Ethiopian flood

Floods displace thousands more in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA — Floodwaters have displaced nearly 16,000 people in north-eastern Ethiopia, the UN said Monday, weeks after thousands of others were affected in the country’s central region. “Flooding in Afar, caused... Read more »

Africa ‘witnessing birth of a new ocean’

Africa is witnessing the birth of a new ocean, according to scientists at the Royal Society. Geologists working in the remote Afar region of Ethiopia say the ocean will eventually split the... Read more »