Ethiopia

As number of South Sudanese refugees grows, UN relief official urges support to Ethiopia

Following the end of a four-day mission to Ethiopia, a senior United Nations relief official has called for continued international attention to the plight of South Sudanese refugees, warning that the number of refugees could rise substantially if fighting in South Sudan persists.

As South Sudan crisis grows, Ethiopia becomes Africa’s largest refugee host

Ethiopia has surpassed Kenya in hosting the most refugees in Africa, sheltering 629,000 refugees as of the end of July, the United Nations refugee agency announced on Tuesday.