Tag Archives: IDPs

Ethiopia: “Country’s displaced must not be forgotten,” says ICRC president

ESAT News (December 14, 2018) The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today that while reforms are leading the country in the right direction, Ethiopia should not forget its internally displaced citizens. Ethiopia has more new conflict-driven Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) than any other country in the world, with over 1.4 million this year alone. ...

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    Ethiopia: Highest number of conflict driven IDPs in the world

      ESAT News (December 3, 2018) Ethiopia has more new conflict-driven Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) than any other country in the world, with over 1.4 million this year alone, according to the Humanitarian Information Unit of the U.S. Department of State. The total IDPs in Ethiopia is 2.8 million of which 2.2 million were displaced due to conflicts. The rest, ...

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      Ethiopia hosts second largest refugee population in Africa, says UNHCR

      ESAT News (October 18, 2018) The UN refugee agency said Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 905,831 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 August 2018. The UNHCR said between January and August 2018, 36,185 refugees arrived in Ethiopia, mostly from South Sudan and Eritrea. The agency said it requested a funding of ...

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        Ethiopia: Number of IDPs reach 2.8 million

        ESAT News (August 15, 2018) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ethiopia has increased to 2.8 million from 1.6 million at the beginning of the year. In its Horn of Africa situation report yesterday, UNICEF said there are nearly 920,000 refugees in Ethiopia. It said there are 16.3 million people in ...

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          Ethiopia: IDPs in Somali region call for help

          by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 9, 2018) Over 5,000 internally displaced persons in Kebri Dahar who took shelter at a military camp to save their lives from last week’s attack by Liyou Police and armed youth group allied to ex-president of the region, Abdi Illey, have called for support from the federal government. Some of the displaced who spoke ...

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