As the number of refugees Ethiopia is hosting continues to increase, the country has launched a two-years’ refugee response plan in partnership with the UN agency.
Education Can’t Wait (ECW), a global fund dedicated to education in emergencies, invests in the construction of 84 classrooms for refugees in Gambella region of Ethiopia.
More than 273,000 people have been left displaced due to severe flooding across Somalia as more extreme weather looms.
The Government of Ethiopia opens a center for refugees to help them access services such as the registration of births, marriages, divorces, and deaths and receive protection referrals and civil documentation.
Ethiopian singer and the UN Refugee Agency’s, supporter Betty G recently visited Somali refugees in Ethiopia. She applauds to contributions of some of the 219,284 Somali refugees Ethiopia is currently hosting to the local development.
The United Nations Higher Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has said it has suspended its operations in the Western part of Ethiopia, Gambella region due to insecurity.
During the Sunday Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max – 8 plane crash, 19 UN staff died, says the UN Department of Safety and Security in Kenya.
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) describes Ethiopia’s historic new refugee law, as ‘one of the most progressive refugee policies in Africa’ allowing refugees to obtain work permits.