Ethiopia reaffirms open-door refugee policy amid continuing refugee influx – Xinhua

File photo shows a boy waiting for the relief food to be distributed in Harores Wereda, Southeastern Ethiopia, April 12, 2017. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde) ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia has reaffirmed... Read more »

More than 110 Refugees Depart for Italy through Humanitarian Corridor Program – Ethiopia

Addis Ababa February 26/2018 Some 113 refugees of Eritrea, Somalia and South Sudan left for Italy today to start a permanent new life. A total of 500 refugees living in Ethiopia will... Read more »

UN: At least 30 refugees drown off Yemeni coast | Yemen News

At least 30 refugees and migrants have drowned off the coast of Aden, Yemen, after their boat capsized, the United Nations has reported. The UN’s migration and refugee agencies said on Friday... Read more »

Ethiopian Oromo Refugees Face Bribes, Harassment in Kenya

By Charlie Ensor Nairobi — Ethiopian Oromo refugees fleeing to Kenya to escape persecution say they are finding life on the streets of Nairobi no better than the insecurity they left behind,... Read more »

Ethiopia: Food Assistance Fact Sheet – Updated January 5, 2018 – Ethiopia

Due to the lingering effects of the 2015-2016 El Niño-induced drought and multiple consecutive droughts, an estimated 8.5 million people in Ethiopia require emergency food assistance, according to the UN Office for... Read more »

Somali refugees in Ethiopia face ration cuts before March, World Food Program appeals for $27m in aid

Updated December 23, 2017 21:19:55 Photo: The refugees are already only getting 80 per cent of their ration entitlement. (AP: Elias Meseret) Related Story: Somalia bombing death toll rises above 300 as... Read more »

Journalist retraces ancient path of human migration | News

December 18 marks the United Nations’ International Migrants Day, which calls for the protection of migrants’ rights. Some 244 million people worldwide are migrants – approximately 20 million of whom are refugees.... Read more »

UNHCR – Italian project offers path to hope for vulnerable refugees in Ethiopia

By Diana Diaz in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  |  08 December 2017 Twelve-year-old Somali refugee Barwako (in pink coat) is heading for Italy where her family hopes she can get treatment for a skin disease... Read more »

European Commission – PRESS RELEASES – Press release

The European Commission has announced new emergency assistance of €15 million to help people in Ethiopia who are facing increasingly dangerous levels of food insecurity due to severe drought, bringing total EU... Read more »

Ethiopia: Govt Plans to Close 27 Refugee Camps

By Eskender Frew The government of Ethiopia says it will close all 27 refugee camps in its territory over the next 10 years and integrate residents into local communities. “There will be... Read more »