A new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center, released this week, has found out that pastoralist communities in Somali region, affected by drought which occurred from 2015–2017, are still living in camps.
A new report released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) indicated that the number of people internally displaced has continued to grow over the past two months. The recent report shows that the figure has increased from two million to 2.33 million people displaced.
With the Government of Ethiopia yet to approve a new plan on how to repatriate internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their original homes and rehabilitates them; a new report by International Refugees – a humanitarian organization based in the US – disclosed the recent efforts by the government to repatriate (IDPs) was unplanned, lacking in coordination and was also involuntarily imposed on IDPs, The Reporter has learnt.
Surpassing countries with a longstanding civil strife such as Syria, Yemen and, the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Ethiopia’s latest figures on internally displaced people for the first half of 2018 has reached new heights.
A new report released by Inter-Agency Working Group on Disaster Preparedness for East and Central Africa, an organization based in Kenya – indicated that close to one million people have been displaced due to an inter-communal conflict between West Guji and Gedio Zones.
The Ethiopia Defense Force interfered to deter the deadly ethnic clash that left ten dead and over 40 people injured in Assosa, the seat of the Benishangul Gumuz Regional Administration, in western Ethiopia.