Category Archives: EU

EU’s Satellite images provide life saving water to drought affected communities in Ethiopia

By Samuel Godfrey Ethiopia is in the middle of an El Nino induced drought which has left 5.8 million people across the country without access to adequate water. More than 220 districts of Ethiopia are facing water related emergencies that … Continue reading

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UNICEF’s largest global purchase of Therapeutic Food for children in drought-stricken Ethiopia through donor support

ADDIS ABABA, 22 April 2016 – Today, UNICEF thanked donors for their generous contributions and the Government for its strong leadership, which together have enabled a concerted response to the current El Niño driven drought in Ethiopia, particularly in treating … Continue reading

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Reuniting Ethiopia’s children with their families after migration horrors

By Paul Schemm ADDIS ABABA, March 31, 2016 – As Ahmad* was being chased through the Yemeni desert by the motorcycle-riding human traffickers that had tortured and beat him in their camp for months, he thought he would never see … Continue reading

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EU gives €3 million to improve the nutritional status of children in Ethiopia

Funds to reach over one million beneficiaries in Ethiopia  ADDIS ABABA, 21 March 2016 – The European Commission today announced a €3 million grant to UNICEF to improve the nutrition for severely malnourished children in the drought affected areas in … Continue reading

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New Analysis Finds Encouraging Results on Nutrition Sector in Ethiopia

In recent years, the global momentum on nutrition has been growing rapidly. The Scaling-Up Nutrition Movement has united world leaders and brought the UN, governments, civil society and the private sector together in a collective effort to improve nutrition through … Continue reading

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UNICEF and EU save new-born lives in rural Ethiopia

By Efa Workineh, CBNC Project Officer, Save the Children, Ethiopia; Tadesse Bekele, Regional Programme Manager, Save the Children, Ethiopia; Hailemariam Legesse, Health Specialist, UNICEF Ethiopia; Asheber Gaym, Health Specialist, UNICEF Ethiopia   Abuna Gindeberet Woreda is one of the eighteen … Continue reading

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Maternal and New-born supplies handed over to Enhance Skills for Delivery in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, 26 January 2016 – Today, a handover ceremony was held at Kotebe Primary Hospital to deliver essential basic emergency obstetric and new-born care supplies and a full set of anaesthesia and operation theatre equipment as part of the … Continue reading

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