Ethiopia Crisis Response Plan 2020

Funding Required $77,600,000 People In Need 8,000,000 Target Beneficiaries 1,200,000 IOM Vision IOM Ethiopia plans to provide timely and tailored humanitarian assistance and resilience programming for crisis-affected populations in Ethiopia, aiming towards durable and sustainable solutions. Context Analysis Ethiopia faces one of the most complex human mobility environments in the world, with a range of […]

UNHCR Ethiopia COVID-19 and Operational Update 06 November 2020

As of 05 November 2020, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health (MoH) reported 98,391coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and 1,508 fatalities in the country. More than 1.5 million samples were collected and tested throughout the country to date. Following the Government’s announcement and guidelines for a phased reopening of schools, schools in the capital Addis Ababa and in […]

Aid agencies call for urgent action to prevent famine in hunger hotspots

People in four food insecurity “hotspots” inside Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen, need help urgently to avoid sliding into famine, UN humanitarians said on Friday. “We are concerned that they may be facing an elevated risk of famine if the situation would further deteriorate over the coming months”, said Claudia Ah Poe, senior food […]

Ethiopia: ‘Halt the violence’, resolve grievances peacefully – UN rights chief

The UN human rights chief called on Friday for the de-escalation of violence and military clashes across parts of Ethiopia, urging all those involved to “engage in a genuine, inclusive and credible dialogue to solve any differences through peaceful means”. “Over the past week, we have seen alarming violence erupt in the Oromia region as […]

Ambassador Ayrorit Presents Credentials to Sultan of Oman

Addis Ababa  Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ethiopia to the Sultanate of Oman, Ayrorit Mohammed Yasin has presented her credentials to the Sultan of Oman, Haitham bin Tarik Al Said. During the occasion held at Al Barakah Palace on Thursday, Ambassador Ayrorit conveyed greetings from President Sahle-Work Zewde along with best wishes to Sultan Haitham and the […]

Diaspora Urged to Actively Participate in Petition to Denounce Trump’s Comment

Addis Ababa  The Ethiopian Diaspora Agency has urged the Diaspora community to give its voice for the petition launched to denounce President Donald Trump’s reckless comment on the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD). Trump suggested two weeks ago that Egypt may destroy the GERD, during the announcement of a normalization deal between Israel and Sudan. […]

Egypt Rejects Elevated Role of African Union Experts in GERD Talks

Addis Ababa  Egypt has disagreed on the enhanced role of the African Union (AU) experts in the tripartite negotiation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In a seven-day consecutive negotiation, Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed on the modality of the upcoming trilateral talks to increase the role of AU […]