Situation: the security situation in Northern Ethiopia is highly unpredictable, with the recent escalation of heavy clashes between the government and Tigray Forces and their respective allied forces in the Amhara and Afar regions. Since then, Ethiopia’s Minister of Justice has declared a nationwide state of emergency.
Over 840,000 have been displaced due to conflict in the two regions, according to estimates by the Government of Ethiopia. High levels of food insecurity in Northern Ethiopia remain a major concern. Urgent action is needed to reach the displaced people with emergency food and other related assistance.
IDPs Support
Hiwot Ethiopia in collaboration with “Power to Youth” project purchased and delivered emergency response support to internally displaced people/IDPs located in Debreberahn town of Northshewa Zone of Amhara region.
Based on the need assessment collected from North Shoa Zone Administration and food security and risk prevention Bureau, Hiwot Ethiopia management committed to purchase Mattress and Macaroni. Therefore, 50 Mattresses, 10 Quintal /40 sacks, 25kgeach/ of Macaroni and one packet of Spaghetti delivered to North Shoa Zone food security and risk prevention office on December 11, 2021 at Debreberhan town. “Power to Youth” project is funded by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands through Amref Health Africa. Hiwot Ethiopia would like to acknowledge Power to Youth project implementing partners; Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia country office and YNSD.