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Ethiopia: Humanitarian Response Situation Report No. 20 (January 2019)


  • Preliminary meher assessment reports indicate that the level of humanitarian needs in 2019 will remain similar to 2018 mainly due to mass internal displacements in various parts of the country, and related humanitarian and protection needs.
  • Women and the youth account for 51 percent of the displaced population in
    Ethiopia, humanitarian partners are prioritizing gender and youth-sensitive
    programing in addressing the displacement crisis; also in a bid to prevent
    secondary movements, including irregular migration.
  • Urgent need to scale up response to theinter-communal violence-induced displacement in Benishangul Gumuz-East/ West Wollega. Humanitarian partners’ presence in the area remain low and the response slow.   

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Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
13 Feb 2019
Document type: 
Situation Report
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