UN Says One Million Ethiopians Displaced Due to Oromia-Somali Conflict

The humanitarian situation in Ethiopia has been further exacerbated by an upsurge in conflict around the border areas between Oromia and Somali regions BY DAWIT ENDESHAW | THE REPORTER A new report jointly released by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and International Organization […]

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Displaced and Neglected: Ethiopia’s Desperate Drought Victims

Dead camels rot on the outskirts of informal settlements in Ethiopia’s rain-starved Somali region as their owners, once proudly self-sufficient pastoralists, turn to government aid to stay alive. BY JAMES JEFFREY | IRIN NEWS Ethiopia is facing a drought so terrible that nomadic herders, the hardiest of survivors, have been pushed to the brink. The […]

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