A mother’s spirit of determination : refugee story

A mother’s spirit of determination : refugee story

Emebet Abdissa NRC August 15,2017 Weyni is one of Ethiopia’s urban refugees in Addis Ababa capital. She is receiving cash grants under the urban livelihood project. Fondly nicknamed Adey or “mother” in Tigrigna language, she is among 16,105 Eritrean refugees surviving under the out-of-camp policy. She does not know her exact age but she remembers […]

South Sudanese refugees moved from flood-prone camp in Ethiopia

South Sudanese refugees moved from flood-prone camp in Ethiopia

UNHCR May 15,2015 JEWI REFUGEE CAMP, Ethiopia – The night after Nyadal Dak arrived in Nip Nip refugee camp from South Sudan with her three children and an orphaned niece, it began to rain. Soon the place was flooded. That was August 2014 and the 26-year-old recalled: “Every time it rained in Nip Nip, I […]

Merkel to tackle refugee surge as tensions in Germany grow

Merkel to tackle refugee surge as tensions in Germany grow

Reuters By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN, April 17 (Reuters) – The German government will hold a crisis meeting to address a surge of refugees amid an upturn in attacks against shelters and complaints from local authorities about a lack of funding to house them, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Friday. The announcement by Steffen Seibert […]

Refugee flows into Gambella, Ethiopia

Radio Tamazuj December 3,2014 GAMBELLA-The average rate of refugees arriving to western Ethiopia’s Gambella Region from South Sudan has recently increased from 90 people per day to 100 people per day. According to a map published by the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), refugees are still crossing from Upper Nile State’s Maiwut, […]