WFP Ethiopia Country Brief, March 2018 – Ethiopia

In Numbers 3.7 million people in the Somali Region are being assisted through WFP’s emergency relief assistance US$6 m distributed through cash based transfers US$154 m six months net funding requirement (Apr... Read more »

Ethiopia: Conflict Displacement Situation Report #3 (17 April 2018) – Ethiopia

I. Displacements Overview Displacement Tracking Matrix 9 The 9th round of the Displacement Tracking Matrix – a joint data collection exercise led by IOM in collaboration with NDRMC – was conducted between... Read more »

Ethiopia: Periodic Monitoring Report 2017 Humanitarian Requirements Document (Covering 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2017) – Ethiopia

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY • Food Cluster: 8.5 million emergency beneficiaries and 4.5 m ex-public work clients received emergency food commodities.During the last quarter of 2017, IDPs were also targeted for emergency food distribution.... Read more »

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed visits Jijiga on Oromia-Somali peace mission

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed travelled on Saturday to a region where clashes have displaced nearly a million people, his first trip since being sworn in as premier five days ago. Violence... Read more »

Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

Violence along the border of the Horn of Africa country’s Somali and Oromiya provinces first erupted in September last year, with both regions blaming the other for the unrest. Ethiopia’s incoming Prime... Read more »

Ethiopia’s PM seeks end to violence that displaced nearly a million

The area has been plagued by sporadic clashes for decades. A referendum held in 2004 to determine the status of disputed settlements failed to ease tensions. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy... Read more »

Ethiopia: Food Commodities Pipeline (as of 14 March 2018) – Ethiopia

$50 million is required immediately to cover the cost of two rounds of assistance for 1.8 million beneficiaries in Somali region, including drought and conflict-affected families, up until when the incoming supplies... Read more »

Mass prisoner release in Ethiopia’s eastern-Somali region

Ethiopia has released more than 1,500 prisoners in its eastern Somali region, government officials said on social media, days after the government declared a state of emergency to try to tamp down... Read more »

Worsening Ethiopian drought threatens to end nomadic lifestyle

Dabafayed – Down a sandy track past a desiccated animal carcass lies a cluster of half-built huts that Ethiopia’s government and aid agencies hope will blunt the worsening toll of repeated droughts.... Read more »

Ethiopia faces social media blackout after new ethnic unrest

By Associated Press By Associated Press December 12 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia faces a social media blackout as clashes intensify between ethnic groups in various parts of the country. Facebook and... Read more »