Ethiopia Humanitarian Emergency

A young woman in bright yellow headscarf.
UNFPA Ethiopia/Abraham Gelaw

Ethiopia is facing high levels of internal displacement and widespread food insecurity, driven by intercommunal violence, droughts and floods. The country is also hosting the second-largest number of refugees in Africa. Lack of access to safe water and sanitation in displacement sites and in communities affected by droughts and floods has increased the risk of disease outbreaks. For women and girls, gender-based violence (GBV) also poses a major concern. UNFPA's response focuses on maternal and newborn health, family planning as well as GBV prevention and response. UNFPA also distributes dignity kits to respond to the hygiene needs of crisis-affected people in Ethiopia.

Country Population: 99.4 mil

Humanitarian needs

8.86 million
2.22 million
200,792
3.00 million
Last updated on - 14 July 2020
UNFPA Ethiopia/Abraham Gelaw

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2019

  • People Reached
    Total women reached with all types of SRH services
    33,460
    People reached with Dignity Kits
    25,540
    Total people reached with all types of GBV services
    420
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
    78,630
  • Services delivered
    Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)
    62
    Number of safe spaces
    13
    Health facilities that incorporate one-stop centers for GBV survivors, supported by UNFPA
    39
  • Capacity strengthening
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    398
    Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)
    244
    Personnel trained on clinical management of rape
    208

Emergencies related listing

Disclaimer
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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