Gash Barka: Regional Assembly conducts 18th regular meeting

Asmara, The Assembly of Gash Barka region conducted its 18th regular meeting on 23 January, in Barentu under the theme “Integrated Soil and Water Conservation Effort for Enhanced Productivity”.

Underlining the significant contribution of soil and water conservation activity in …

FAO Warns Locust Swarms Spreading Beyond Horn of Africa

NAIROBI – The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization has warned that an outbreak of locusts in the Horn of Africa may soon spread to other countries.

In a joint press conference Friday, the FAO and the East African regional body

UNHCR Update Libya (24 January 2020)

Key figures:

343,180 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)

447,388 returned IDPs

46,913 registered refugees and asylum-seekers

1,224 monitoring visits to detention centres since 2019

1,846 refugees and asylum-seekers released from detention since 2019

Approx. 800 refugees and asylum-seekers currently hosted …

UNHCR seeks support for refugees and hosts in Ethiopia

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic to whom quoted text may be attributed at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and partners are

Eritrea: Annual Humanitarian Situation Report: January-December 2019


In 2019, the Government of the State of Eritrea (GoSE) with UNICEF support provided therapeutic and supplementary feeding services to 58,568 acutely malnourished children under-five: 16,356 children were treated for severe acute malnutrition, and 42,212 for moderate acute malnutrition.…

Ethiopia Country Refugee Response Plan 2020-2021

Country Overview


Ethiopia has a long-standing history of hosting refugees. The country maintains an open-door policy for refugee inflows and allows humanitarian access and protection to those seeking asylum on its territory. In 2004, a national Refugee Proclamation was …