Ethiopia

New UN funding to help sustain critical aid programmes for hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) – a pool of funding which supports critical relief operations around the world – has allocated $10 million to help meet the life-saving needs of the most vulnerable people displaced due to conflict in Ethiopia.

News in Brief 26 January 2018 – Geneva

Gunfire reportedly used against migrants off Yemen

Outrage and sadness have been expressed by UN agencies, after 30 migrants and refugees drowned off the coast of Yemen.

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At least seven killed at a religious gathering in northern Ethiopia – UN rights office

The United Nations human rights arm on Tuesday voiced deep concern over the deaths of at least seven people celebrating a religious festival in Ethiopia as security forces reportedly tried to stop them from shouting anti-Government chants.