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Sweden contributes US$ 3.2 million to UNICEF Ethiopia’s humanitarian appeal for children

The funds will be used to prevent disease outbreaks, treat malnutrition, and ensure protection of children among internally displaced persons and refugees

The Government of Sweden has today contributed US$ 3.2 million to UNICEF Ethiopia’s 2019 humanitarian appeal for children. The funds will be used to prevent disease outbreaks, treat malnutrition, and ensure protection of children among internally displaced persons and refugees. “The Government of Sweden is a committed and consistent contributor…

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Ethiopia inaugurates model water supply and waste management project in Oromia Region

This project can provide sufficient clean drinking water and sanitation facilities to the population of the Welenchiti town and surrounding rural areas for the coming 20 years

Today marks another major milestone in the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector in Ethiopia with the inauguration of a model water supply, sanitation and waste management system in Welenchiti Town, Oromia Region. Part of the ONEWASH Plus programme, the system integrates innovative and resilient solutions to provide WASH…

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Nearly 36 million children in Ethiopia are poor and lack access to basic social services, a new report reveals

The study reveals that there are large geographical inequalities: 94 per cent children in rural areas are multi-dimensionally deprived compared to 42 per cent of children in urban areas

An estimated 36 million of a total population of 41 million children under the age of 18 in Ethiopia are multi-dimensionally poor, meaning they are deprived of basic goods and services in at least three dimensions, says a new report released today by the Central Statistical Agency and UNICEF. Titled…

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Central Statistical Agency (CSA) and UNICEF to launch a report - “Multidimensional Child Deprivation in Ethiopia, First National Estimates.”

This report presents the first national estimates of children living in multidimensional poverty in Ethiopia and its effect on their livelihood

WHAT:  A high-level launching event of a report, “Multidimensional Child Deprivation in Ethiopia, First National Estimates,’ through an extensive consultative process involving the Ministry of Women, Children and Youth Affaires, National Planning Commission, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and Economic Policy Research Institute. This report presents the first national…

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Multi-million-dollar project to construct schools in refugee camps and host communities launched in Ethiopia

The project is part of a US$15m grant from the Education Cannot Wait global fund dedicated to education in emergencies and humanitarian crisis and will benefit 12,000 children

A project to construct schools in refugee camps and host communities in Gambella and Benishangul-Gumuz regions in Ethiopia has been launched. Part of a US$15 million two-year investment in refugee education in Ethiopia by Education Cannot Wait, the project will construct three new inclusive model secondary schools, 41 classrooms in…

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Sweden contributes US$ 3 million to United Nations Children's Fund’s 2018 humanitarian appeal for children in Ethiopia

Current estimates place the number of persons internally displaced by climatic and conflict factors at around 1.7 million

The Government of Sweden has provided US$3 million to UNICEF Ethiopia’s 2018 Humanitarian Action for Children. The funds will be used to meet the needs of internally displaced populations in the Oromia and Somali regions of Ethiopia. “We are grateful to the Government of Sweden for this contribution, which confirms…