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  • Both refugees and members of host communities participated in activities to commemorate World Refugee Day on 20 June, which focused on promoting peaceful coexistence among refugees and between refugees and their host community. The main event in Gambella region took place at Tierkidi camp. There were also activities in the other five South Sudanese refugee camps in the region.
    highlight 21 Jul 2016 (6 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees
  • DanChurchAid (DCA) in collaboration with UNHCR and the Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA) hosted a delegation of the Ambassador of Denmark to Ethiopia, the DCA General Secretary, Head of Humanitarian Director, and the DCA Regional Representative Delegation. The mission visited the Fresh Food Voucher project in Tierkidi camp on 19 October.
    highlight 30 Oct 2015 (6 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees
  • Ms. Sandra Bedoya-Hanson, Assistant Refugee Coordinator, Bureau of Population, Refugee, and Migration (PRM) in Addis Ababa was in Gambella from 19 to 21 October during which she witnessed humanitarian assistance being provided to South Sudanese refugees in camps and held meetings with refugees, Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA), UNHCR and partners.
    highlight 30 Oct 2015 (6 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees
  • From 10_13 March 2016, UNHCR supported a WFP mission that was evaluating the impact of WFP Ethiopia operations for the period 2014-2015 in Gambella. The mission visited Jewi and Tierkidi refugee camps and interviewed different refugee groups including key informants from food, nutrition, WASH and livelihoods sectors.
    highlight 07 Apr 2016 (6 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees
  • On 8 March the International Women’s Day was colourfully celebrated in refugee camps in Gambella region. The occasion was marked with traditional dancers, songs by school children, drama and speeches that focused on gender equality promotion. The Refugee Central Committee (RCC) chairpersons spoke of the need for the refugee community to change some of the cultural habits that deny women opportunities to participate in leadership. Among few things mentioned were early marriage which prevent girls from completing higher education.
    highlight 07 Apr 2016 (6 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees
  • Ambassador of Finland visited Pagak entry point and Kule 2 Refugee Camp
    highlight 07 Jul 2014 (8 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNICEF Executive Board visits Pagak Entry point and Kule Refugee Camp.
    highlight 12 Aug 2014 (8 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees
  • A 12-member annual donor mission organized by the Division of Donor Relations and Resource Mobilization (DRRM) visited Gambella from 22 -24 October.
    highlight 22 Oct 2014 (7 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees
  • The Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Miss Khung-wha KANG, paid a one-day visit to Gambella.
    highlight 22 Nov 2014 (7 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees
  • The 16 Days of Activism to End Violence against Women was launched in all refugee camps in Gambella region on 25 November.
    highlight 25 Nov 2014 (7 years ago)
    Ethiopia / South Sudan - Refugees