UNHCR Ethiopia | Update #4 | Resumption of food distributions for refugees in Ethiopia 26 Oct 2023

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Document Type: Informes , Actualizaciones , Informes / Actualizaciones de Situación
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Publish Date: 31 October 2023 (4 months ago)
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UNHCR Ethiopia | Update #4 | Resumption of food distributions for refugees in Ethiopia 26 Oct 2023

Document Type: Informes , Actualizaciones , Informes / Actualizaciones de Situación
Document Language: English
Since USAID announced the resumption of food assistance to refugee populations on 6 October, UNHCR, WFP, Ethiopia’s Refugees and Returnees Service (RRS) and its partners have worked intensively to prepare for food distributions in all refugee locations in Ethiopia. There are 29 refugee camps, sites, settlements across Ethiopia hosting 946,682 refugees, with some 878,320 being dependent on food assistance. As of 26 October, 21 locations have been covered by the distribution. Out of these, 12 locations have seen the completion of the distributions, including in; Serdo camp (Afar region), Kumer site and Mandefro transit center (Amhara region); Akula, Okugo and Pinyudo II camps (Gambella region), Borena-Dillo camps (Oromia region); Aw-barre, Kebribeyah, Shedder and Boklomayo and Melkadida (Somali region). Distribution is on-going in 9 locations. As of 26 October, 318,034 refugees have been reached (being 36% of the target).

Partners

  • Refugees and Returnees Service
  • International Medical Corps
  • Norwegian Refugee Council
  • World Vision
  • Action for the Needy in Ethiopia

Sectors

  •  Health
  •  Protection
  •  Coordination

Locations

  • Ethiopia
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