Daily Archives: May 20, 2020

Ethiopia: Camp Profile Gambella – Nguenyyiel Refugee Camp (April 2020)

The Nguenyyiel Refugee Camp is the newest and largest camp in Gambella opened to accommodate the renewed refugee influx from South Sudan following the escalation of conflict in the world’s youngest nation in July 2016. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS UNHCR through its

Ethiopia: Camp Profile Gambella – Okugo Refugee Camp (April 2020)

The Okugo Refugee Camp is located in the southern part of Gambella region, Western Ethiopia, and hosts South Sudanese refugees of whom majority come from Jonglei state fleeing ethnic conflict. The main ethnic groups are Anuak (64%), Murle (32%) and

Ethiopia: Camp Profile Gambella – Kule Refugee Camp (April 2020)

Kule Refugee Camp was established in May 2014 in response to the major refugee influx from South Sudan; it was not fully stabilized until 2016. The camp has now reached its full capacity, but the shortage of shelters remains a

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The American people have given more than $10 billion that will benefit the global COVID-19

UNDP’s AgriTech initiative: Cultiv@te finalists announced

Singapore – Food security,  productivity and efficiency of agriculture, and the resilience of farmers to the impact of climate change – these are some of the challenges that the world will face on a larger scale in the years to

UN pulls half its foreign aid staff out of Yemeni capital as COVID-19 spreads

The UN has pulled out over half its remaining international staff from Yemen’s capital to protect them from the spread of COVID-19, according to several UN sources. Almost 100 UN staff left Sana’a aboard two UN-chartered flights to Ethiopia –

UN Secretary-General Calls Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to Resolve GERD Row

Addis Ababa,  The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres has insisted on Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan to peacefully resolve remaining differences on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). In a statement issued on Monday, he continues to follow closely developments related to

UK to Fund 20 Mln Pound for AU COVID-19 Response

Addis Ababa,  The United Kingdom on Tuesday announced a 20 million pound pledge to help the African Union’s ‘new Covid-19 Response Fund’ in bid to tackle the spread of the virus across the continent. In a press release sent by