Rights
New York: UN agencies appealed on Tuesday for $73 million over the next six months to provide food rations to more than 750,000 people seeking refuge in Ethiopia. more
Ethiopian migrants head home on first ever return flight from Yemen's Ma'rib

New York: For the first time ever, 150 Ethiopian migrants are flying to Addis Ababa on a Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) flight from Yemen’s conflict-affected Ma’rib gover ...

Severe cash crunch threatens WFP operations in Ethiopia

New York: Millions of people in Ethiopia could be pushed deeper into hunger as the World Food Programme (WFP) faces a major funding shortfall that threatens its operations there over the ...

Ethiopia: Mass arbitrary arrests target Tigrayans, says UN rights office

New York: Over the past week, mass arrests of people reportedly of Tigrayan origin have continued in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and elsewhere, the UN rights office said on Tuesd ...

UN chief extremely concerned by escalation of violence in Ethiopia

New York: The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, is extremely concerned by the escalation of violence in Ethiopia and the recent declaration of a state of emergency. 

Guterres criticizes ‘unprecedented expulsion’ of staff from Ethiopia; calls for focus on saving lives

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday urged authorities in Ethiopia to allow vital humanitarian work there to continue, following the recent decision to decl ...

‘Unprecedented funding gap’ for 7 million facing hunger in Ethiopia: WFP

The World Food Programme (WFP) is facing an unprecedented funding gap of $426 million for its operation in Ethiopia, as the UN agency ramps up delivery to meet the needs of up to 12 milli ...

Ethiopia: UN chief gravely concerned over ‘unspeakable violence’ in Tigray

New York: Speaking outside the Security Council chamber on Thursday, UN chief António Guterres told journalists that he is gravely concerned about the situation in Ethiopia, partic ...

Ethiopia: Amidst hostilities in Tigray, humanitarian situation remains ‘dire’

New York: The humanitarian situation in Tigray, Ethiopia, remains “dire”, the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday. 

Deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees ‘scattered’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray

New York: In Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region there’s deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees whose camps have been found burned to the ground, confirming satellite ...