Daily Archives: June 3, 2020

Ethiopia and UN-Habitat join forces to redesign outdoor markets to reduce COVID-19 risk

Addis Ababa, 3 June 2020 – The Ethiopian Government and UN-Habitat are working together to redesign overcrowded city markets and set up temporary markets to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in four cities. A team of urban planners from

WFP Ethiopia Country Brief, April 2020

In Numbers 29,300 mt of food distributed USD 8 million of cash distributed USD 125 million (May – October 2020) net funding requirements 3 million people assisted in April 2020 Operational updates: WFP Ethiopia is currently assisting more than 3

Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue Issue #10 18–31 May 2020

Ethiopia saw a spike in COVID-19 cases in May with the country registering 1,257 cases as of 01 June 2020. The influx of returning/deported migrants from neighboring countries and the Middle East continues to put pressure on Government COVID19 surveillance

Ethiopia Receives Chinese Donation Of 520,000 Masks, Medical Supplies

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia received donation of 520,000 masks and other medical supplies from five Chinese business companies and Dongguan municipal government. The COVID-19 medical supplies donation to Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa city administration, which also includes a large number of disinfectants,

Ethiopian Diaspora Champions Digital Apps in Fight Against COVID

ADDIS ABABA – In Ethiopia, mobile applications are spreading fast to help health care workers and the public fight against COVID-19, which has claimed 12 lives in the country and affected about 1,100 people.  Ethiopian web developers have designed seven

Ethiopia Sets to Officially Commence Its Annual Tree Planting Campaign on Friday

Addis Ababa Despite COVID-19, Ethiopia is set to officially commence its annual grand tree planting campaign on this Friday, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed disclosed today. The nation is determined to plant 5 billion seedlings during this rainy season, Abiy said.

Attorney General Vows to Speed up Probes into Alleged Rights Violations

Addis Ababa The Federal Attorney General has pledged to speed up investigations of the recent rights violation allegation reported by the rights group amnesty international. Ethiopia has rejected the allegation by the international rights group as being ‘biased’ report, which

Ethiopia Reports 3 Deaths, 142 New COVID-19 Cases

Ethiopia has confirmed 3 deaths and 142 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, taking the country’s total number of infected persons to 1,486. According to the daily update of Ministry of Health, all the infected persons out of