Daily Archives: August 13, 2020

Ethiopia: COVID-19 Humanitarian impact – Situation Update No. 10, as of 8 August 2020

This report is prepared under the auspices of the National Emergency Coordination Center for COVID-19 response, led by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC), supported by OCHA Ethiopia with participation of Cluster Coordinators. This issue covers the period from

UNHCR plants trees in refugee camps as part of #GreenLegacy

August 2020, Bambasi, Benishangul-Gumuz Region: – Ethiopia’s Green Legacy Initiative has given a new impetus to UNHCR’s environmental rehabilitation and reforestation programme to plant additional trees. So far during the current rainy season, UNHCR has coordinated the planting of over 755,000 multipurpose

East Africa Food Security Alert, August 13, 2020

Food security across the eastern Horn of Africa is likely to deteriorate in late 2020, driven by below-average rainfall from October to December. Food assistance needs across the region are already high, due to recurrent climatic shocks since 2016, the

UNECA Launches Price Watch Centre for Africa

Addis Ababa,  The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) launched a first-of-its-kind continental tool offers a unique view of price variations in African countries, regional economic communities and the continent. The initiative intended to bring the prices and exchange

FM Receives Credentials of Sudan’s Ambassador

Addis Ababa, Foreign Affairs Minister Gedu Andargachew received today credentials of Jamal El Sheikh, the newly appointed ambassador of Sudan to Ethiopia. During the discussion they held, the two sides have reaffirmed the commitment of the countries  to settle the

Nation Launches Project that Supports Green Legacy Initiative

Addis Ababa,  Ethiopia has launched today a five-year nature-based solutions for water resources infrastructure and community resilience project that supports the Green Legacy Initiative. The project launched in collaboration with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UN ECA) is financed by

Commission Launches Digital Monitoring, Evaluation System that Modernizes Economy

Addis Abeba August 13/2020 (ENA) Planning and Development Commission of Ethiopia launched a digital monitoring and evaluation system today. During the launching ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen said the system  will have significant importance in modernizing and creating a

Health Associations Criticize Negligence of Public, Demand Increase in PP Equipment

Addis Abeba National health professional associations have criticized the public for its negligence in containing COVID-19 and urged the government to increase personal protective equipment as they are committed to enhancing the fight against the pandemic. In a press conference