Ethiopia: help for the drought affected

by Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe
Ethiopia:  help for the drought affected
Ethiopia:  help for the drought affected
Ethiopia:  help for the drought affected
Ethiopia:  help for the drought affected
Ethiopia:  help for the drought affected
Ethiopia:  help for the drought affected
Ethiopia:  help for the drought affected
Ethiopia:  help for the drought affected

Project Report | Apr 21, 2023
Humanitarian aid for displaced persons from Tigray

By Michael Tuerk | Project Manager

Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe
Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

The conflict in Tigray, which has been ongoing since November 2020, has so far forced 730,000 people to flee their home villages. According to the United Nations, eight million people in the northern Ethiopian region are in need of humanitarian aid, or 80 percent of the population. We are providing aid on the ground with our partner.

The need is great in Tigray: The conflict has recently spread, triggering a humanitarian crisis that, according to UN estimates, has left 400,000 people in Tigray starving. Many people are therefore seeking refuge in the neighboring regions of Afar and Amhara, where the humanitarian need is also great. Near the border with Tigray, 81 percent of the population suffers from malnutrition, according to a government survey. In Tigray, Amhara and Afar, nutritional aid is therefore the top priority for the majority of people affected by the conflict.

We are still acitve in the area to provide several services as

  • Giving psychosocial support to victims of violence
  • Distribution of seeds, agricultural equipment and livestock
  • Distribution of food to 4,000 people with our partners. Another 310 households receive vouchers
  • Improving hygiene and setting up mobile latrines with bathrooms and hand-washing stations.


Thank you so much for your support that enables us to help!

Yours

Michael

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Project Leader:
Michael Tuerk
Corporate Fundraising Manager
Berlin , Germany

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