Transforming lives in Ethiopia

Drought crisis – our response

People and camels in a very dry landscape, with blue water containers and sacks of supplies

In response to the current drought and worsening food crisis in the Afar region of Ethiopia, we have sent additional funding to our partner, the Afar Pastoralist Development Association (APDA).  Over the last few months Ethiopia has seen extremely low levels of rainfall leading to droughts, failure of crops and death of herds.  In the […]

Emergency appeal – six month update

Six months on from our emergency appeal for the humanitarian crisis in Tigray and the surrounding regions, we wanted to update you on the current situation, and how your support has enabled our partners to provide vital aid to those displaced by the conflict. In June, the UN warned that nearly 400,000 people are facing […]

Emergency Appeal – latest update from APDA

As the conflict has spread into the Afar region, our partner APDA has been working to assist over 70,000 displaced people fleeing the fighting along the borders with the Tigray and Amhara regions. The pastoralist community and people from towns in the Afar region are fleeing before the fighting reaches them, struggling to stay a […]

Wings of Healing update: emergency medical clinics in Tigray

Following the phenomenal response to our Emergency Appeal for those affected by the crisis in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, we were able to quickly send emergency funding to our partners. One of the organisations we were able to send funds to was our new partner, Wings of Healing, who have established four emergency medical […]

Emergency Appeal – FAQs

We have compiled a list of FAQs about our current emergency appeal in response to the Tigray crisis, where hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced. What is the reason for Ethiopiaid’s emergency appeal? We are responding to the needs of our local partner the Afar Pastoralist Development Association (APDA) in Ethiopia, who have […]

Latest Report from our field partner, MSF

“Fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region has uprooted hundreds of thousands of people. Inside Tigray, most of the displaced people stay with the host community, while tens of thousands live in informal sites or are still hiding in the bush or the mountains. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is deeply concerned about the humanitarian situation of hundreds […]