Tag Archives: Flooding in Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Flooding displaced over 30,000 in Somali region

ESAT News (May 23, 2018) Flooding caused by Tropical Storm Sagar has displaced 31,300 people in the Somali region of Eastern Ethiopia, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in a report today. The humanitarian organization said in Somali region alone, flooding affected more than 52,170 households (313,000 people), of whom 31,300 households are displaced. The report ...

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Ethiopia: Flooding displaces 93,000 people

ESAT News (September 29, 2017) More than 93,000 people have reportedly been displaced by flooding in areas in Afar, Jima, South-East and South-West Shewa as well as in zones surrounding the capital Addis Ababa, according to a report by Centre for African Journalists (CAJ). The report said that over 18,600 households have also been affected by the extensive flooding. The ...

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