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29/05/2020 - News
The EU has mobilised €3 million in emergency assistance to countries in East Africa that have been hit by heavy rainfall over the past weeks, triggering devastating landslides and floods.
14/05/2020 - News
The EU is providing an additional €105.5 million to countries in the Horn of Africa as the coronavirus pandemic risks worsening the humanitarian situation across the region where many continue to suffer from armed conflict, displacement, and...
30/10/2019 - News
As heavy flooding in the Horn of Africa region continues to put the lives of many vulnerable communities at risk, the European Commission today is providing an additional €3 million in emergency aid.
22/08/2019 - Photo story
Despite new and positive political changes, in the last 2 years, Ethiopia has also had to grapple with large-scale internal displacements.
07/08/2019 - News
The European Commission is mobilising a further €50 million in emergency humanitarian funding to help the people hit by drought in the Horn of Africa.
27/06/2019 - News
As the Horn of Africa region continues to be afflicted by severe and prolonged humanitarian crises, the EU announces a new aid package worth €110.5 million.
28/03/2019 - Photo story
Ethiopia is undergoing sweeping reforms, but the winds of democracy and new-found freedoms have also fanned ethnic tensions, very often boiling over into an all-out conflict. In 2018, conflict resulted in an exponential increase in the number of...
17/12/2018 - News
EU announces new humanitarian package for those most in need in Ethiopia.
South Sudan refugees
17/07/2018 - Photo story
With over 900 000 refugees, Ethiopia is the second largest refugee-hosting nation in Africa after Uganda. About half are people who have fled brutal conflict in the world’s newest country, South Sudan. A steady stream of refugees continues to...