UNHCR Ethiopia: Operational Update (September 2021)

Documentation of Eritrean refugees from Hitsats and Shimelba camps: In Addis Ababa, UNHCR, in partnership with the Agency for Refugees and Returnees Affairs (ARRA) and the Organization for Women in SelfEmployment (WISE) concluded the documentation of over 6,700 Eritrean refugees who fled the former Hitsats and Shimelba camps in northern Tigray region after the camps had […]

UNHCR Ethiopia Fact Sheet, August 2021

Ethiopia is the third largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, sheltering 795,108 registered refugees and asylum-seekers as of 31 August 2021. The overwhelming majority originate from South Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea and Sudan. 3,860 refugees have received the first dose and 254 refugees were fully vaccinated for COVID-19. UNHCR, the national agency for refugees and returnees (ARRA) […]