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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.
Ethiopia by Anouk Delafortrie
17/12/2018 - Country page
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...
Ethiopia by IOM
08/12/2017 - News
People in Ethiopia are facing increasingly dangerous levels of food insecurity due to severe drought. To combat the worsening humanitarian situation, the European Commission has committed new emergency assistance of €15 million bringing the total...
Ethiopia by IOM Little Suns
07/12/2017 - Photo story
In March and April 2017 alone, a seemingly endless drought forced 60 000 Ethiopians from their homes in the Somali region.
07/11/2017 - Blog post
When women are forced to leave their houses, they often only carry items which are thought to be essential to the family.
Maritu and her father in Ehtiopia by UNICEF
12/10/2017 - Blog post
Hundreds of thousands of young Ethiopian lives are under constant threat from drought and food shortages. The good news, however, is that efforts to detect child malnutrition and provide treatment are bearing fruit.
Horn of Africa Drought - The EU has announced extra funding
07/07/2017 - News
The European Commission has announced new humanitarian assistance of €60 million to help people in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, who have been facing critical levels of food insecurity due to severe drought.
A young South Sudanese refugee in Uganda
22/06/2017 - News
Uganda is now facing the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, due to a continuous and unprecedented influx of people fleeing conflict in neighbouring South Sudan among others.