This project sees to the immediate survival needs of the disaster-affected population are met through the provision of essential emergency relief and shelter assistance, targeting a total of 2,103 displaced households (approx. 10,515 people) in Ethiopia. In Ethiopia, rainfall attributed to the kiremt rains, which began on 8 September 2017, has led to extensive flooding. The Ambeira zone in Afar region, and special zones surrounding Addis Ababa (the capital), Jima, South-east Shewa, and South-west Shewa in the Oromia region have been worst affected by the rains and flooding. It is estimated that a total of 18,628 households (93,140 people) have been affected from their homes, of which 7,270 households (36,350 people) have been displaced. This project takes place in Ethiopia’s Oromia and Afar regions.
The needs of disaster-affected populations will be met through distribution of non food items, shelter assistance, and supporting Ethiopia’s Red Cross Society.
This project targets 2,103 displaced households (approx. 10,515 people).