Ethiopia's Displacement Crisis Leads to High Malnutrition Rates
An assessment of the conditions for people who are displaced in the Gedeo region shows malnutrition rates above emergency levels for children under five, MSF has said. They also drew attention to poor living conditions and a lack of clean drinking water and have called for international assistance.
MSF, 17 April 2019
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a medical intervention in the Gedeo area of southern Ethiopia following a nutritional assessment… Read more »
Displaced people (file photo).
Addis Fortune, 9 March 2019
The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Ethiopia has spiked for the first time since it peaked following the 2015 El Nino drought. Read more »
WHO, 9 April 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) in Ethiopia has dispatched experts and medical supplies in response to the needs of the internally displaced persons in the Gedeo and West Guji… Read more »
HRW, 9 April 2019
One year ago this month, Dr. Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as prime minister of Ethiopia. His first few months in office saw many positive human rights reforms and a renewed sense of… Read more »
Addis Standard, 16 March 2019
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Conflict has uprooted some 1.4 million Ethiopians from their homes since the start of the year, according to the report. This has been largely due to new ethnic clashes in Gedeo ... Read more »
The United States has announced an additional U.S.$170 million in humanitarian assistance to support the people of Ethiopia, many of whom have been forced from their homes by ... Read more »