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New York, Sept 11(JEN): Ethiopia is beset by “persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems”, the United Nations relief chief said on Tuesday, calling for more international funding as well as support for the Government-led response to the country’s displacement crisis. more
UN agency helps stranded Ethiopians return home, ending ‘harrowing migration ordeal’

New York, July 17 (IBNS): With the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), some 280 Ethiopians returned home on 10-11 July, after being facing traumatic experiences ...

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa

New York: Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the ...

Eritrea: Peace deal prompts hope of internal reforms, to improve fundamental human rights

New York, The peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia has raised hopes that improving human rights will be front and centre on Eritrea’s path forward, according to a United Nat ...

UN emergency fund releases $15 million to help Ethiopians affected by inter-communal violence

New York: A United Nations emergency fund on Thursday released $15 million to urgently scale up humanitarian assistance to people affected by escalating inter-communal violence in Ethiopi ...

Visiting Ethiopia, UN human rights chief urges new Government to ‘keep positive momentum going’

New York: The United Nations human rights chief on Thursday expressed hope that Ethiopia continues its economic development in which human rights are respected and people can freely speak ...

UN seeks $80 million to support refugees in Ethiopia

New York: Two United Nations humanitarian agencies are jointly seeking $80 million to provide food assistance to refugees in Ethiopia, which hosts the second largest number of those in Af ...

In Ethiopia, UN rights chief urges authorities for greater freedoms; space for critical voices

New York, May 5 (Just Earth News): Speaking to the press during his mission to Ethiopia, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Thursday highlighted the need for greater an ...

Nine countries join UN-supported network to halve maternal, newborn deaths in clinics

New York, Feb 15 (Just Earth News): A health network is being created, with support of United Nations agencies, in nine countries – Bangladesh, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, ...

Drought drives food price spike in East Africa, UN warns

New York, Feb 15 (Just Earth News): East Africa’s ongoing drought has sharply curbed harvests and drive up the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posin ...