Ethiopia

  • A boy gathers crops in Ethiopia.

    A boy gathers crops in Ethiopia.
  • Refugee camp in Ethiopia.

    Refugee camp in Ethiopia.
  • Water and sanitation in Ethiopia.

    Water and sanitation in Ethiopia.
  • IRC supports primary schools like this one in Ethiopia.

    IRC supports primary schools like this one in Ethiopia.
  • IRC supports communities in Ethiopia.

    IRC supports communities in Ethiopia.
  • IRC provides water to refugees in Ethiopia.

    IRC provides water to refugees in Ethiopia.

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Overview

The International Rescue Committee delivers essential aid to over 100,000 refugees who have fled to Ethiopia from neighbouring countries like Somalia, Sudan and Eritrea and more than 500,000 Ethiopians affected by drought.

The IRC responds to emergency needs with clean water, sanitation and health care and also encourages long-term development.

How we help
  • The IRC constructs classrooms, trains teachers and makes sure that everyone has access to safe, high-quality education.
  • The IRC promotes good health by building and maintaining clean water sources and sanitation facilities, and by training community health workers and raising awareness of health challenges and solutions.
  • The IRC assists farmers and promotes new livelihood opportunities for youth.
  • The IRC encourages local communities to participate in their recovery and development projects.

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