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Ethiopia: Joint Assessment: Afar IDPs Situation APR 2020 [EN]


The conflict between ethnic groups of Afar and Somali/Issa community on pasture and water has long history mainly in Zone one and three woredas but the nature of the recent conflict is an exception as described in the region, woreda and community level. The conflict since the beginning of October 2019 escalated and resulted in the loss of many lives, displaced many people and damaged their properties and assets. according to the Afar regional Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, and Food Security Coordinator office (DPFSPCO), the number of IDPs reported 46,225 people from seven woredas in zone one and three of the region but inaccessible due to security situation.

Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
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Assessment Data: 
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Assessment Date(s): 
26 Mar 2020 to 01 Apr 2020

Level of Representation

Governorate / State / Regional
Report completed
Collection Method(s): 
Population Type(s): 
All affected population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
United Nations Children's Fund
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
World Food Programme
Awsi (Zone 1)
Gabi (Zone 3)
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)