Tag Archives: OCHA

Ethiopia, Kenya discuss sustainable crossborder peace & economic transformation

28 Dec

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

On 19 December 2016, officials from Ethiopia and Kenya, UN agencies and donors//international financing institutions discussed the implementation of the Cross Border Integrated Programme for Sustainable Peace and Socio-economic Transformation in Marsabit County (Kenya) and Borena and Dawa zones of Ethiopia to reduce conflict and enhance regional development through the implementation of multi-sectoral projects. The initiative was launched by the leaders of the two countries in the border town of Moyale in late 2015 and the document under discussion will be signed in Nairobi sometime in April 2017. UN agencies in attendance were led by Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa-Onochie, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ethiopia and her Kenyan counterpart. The UN will be engaged in resource mobilization within the framework of UN delivering as one.

As Ethiopia’s food crisis worsens, United Nations appeals for more resources; CCTV news report on “Ethiopia drought deteriorating at an alarming rate” fails to be seen

27 Jan

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by UN News Center

Despite the well-coordinated response already under way to offset the impacts of an El Niño-induced drought in Ethiopia, the United Nations humanitarian wing has warned that the scale of the developing emergency exceeds resources and that more funding is urgently needed to ensure food distribution and child protection amid ongoing malnutrition and water shortages.
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በድርቅ የተጎዳውንና የምግብ ድርሻውን ሊወስድ የሚመጣውን ረሃብተኛ በዕርዳታ ለተገኘ እህል በአባይ ግድብ ሰም ብር200 ማስከፈል በወንጀል ያስጠይቃል!

22 Oct

በከፍያለው ገብረመድኅን – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

ሃገሪቱ ለምንድነው ዘወትር በመልካም አስተዳደር ዕጦት የምትቸገረው? ሥርወ መሠረቱ ሥልጣን ላይ ተቀምጦ ከተጠያቂነት ነጻ መሆን፣ የአመራርና የመርህ ድህነት ችግር ነው!

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The hunger crisis fast worsens in Ethiopia! Livestocks perish & emaciated humans dying: UN Says without fast action figure could rise to 15m – above Syrian terror & war victim population!

3 Oct

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Addis Ababa (AFP) – The number of hungry Ethiopians needing food aid has risen sharply due to poor rains and the El Nino weather phenomenon with around 7.5 million people now in need, aid officials said Friday.
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Ethiopia-donors-UN agree 4.5 million Ethiopians now in need of food aid after poor rains; TPLF got lowest threshold

25 Aug

Editor’s Note:

    UN agencies and non-governmental organizations operating in Ethiopia know that this 4.5 million people in need of food aid figure is a heavily negotiated number. Otherwise, given the size of the areas affected by the drought, and especially agricultural lands in Gojam and Oromia facing drought and possible famine, the present number is very small.
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Ethiopia announces its humanitarian requirements for 2015; constant DRMFSS low figure of 2.9 mil viewed skeptically

11 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
OCHA statement

Key Issues:

    *   An estimated 2.9 million people will require food assistance in 2015.

    *   The Government and humanitarian agencies are concerned over possible funding shortfalls in many critical sectors.

    *   UNHCR needs an additional US$16.5 million to develop the new camp site in Gambella.

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Poor rains leave millions in Ethiopia at risk of starvation

25 May

ADDIS ABABA, 25 May 2012 (IRIN) – Aid agencies are calling for more food assistance for areas in southern and northeastern Ethiopia where erratic rains have adversely affected the mid-February to May `Belg’ crop.
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As usual, the Meles regime denies Anuak are fleeing government violence into South Sudan

16 May


The Ethiopian government has dismissed reports of violence in the country’s South Western region that allegedly forced civilians flee into South Sudan’s Jonglei State.
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