These are the stories of six refugees who found safety in Ethiopia and rebuilt their lives.
With more than 900,000 refugees and asylum-seekers living inside the country, Ethiopia is home to the second largest refugee population in Africa.
A full-scale humanitarian crisis has been unfolding in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. More than 60,000 people fled to neighboring Sudan and another 2.6 million have been internally displaced.
Somali refugees Amina and her family arrive at Bur Amino camp in Ethiopia after a long journey from home.
Learn about the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, who the refugees are, and the reasons for their displacement.
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State expresses shock at the number of South Sudanese refugees flowing into Ethiopia and says U.S. public must increase their assistance.
Ethiopia has overtaken Kenya to become the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, sheltering 629,718 refugees as of the end of July.
A school in a South Sudanese refugee camp in Ethiopia is run by 17 teachers who are refugees themselves, chosen from among 45,000 refugees who live in the camp.
Board treasurer Yasmin Causer joins a mission trip to Ethiopia to learn more about UNHCR’s work to help refugees.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is stepping up assistance to conflict-affected populations in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray, Afar and Amhara regions.
The demand for education among the children, whose families have fled fighting in Sudan, is so great that new classrooms must be built.
Usman and her mother, now living in Sherkole refugee camp, learn to cope with the loss of her leg, wondering about their missing family members.
Life in a tent in this refugee camp used to spell sleepless nights and fraught days for 33-year-old Mako and her six children.
Wila is a mother with two young children, and like all mothers, she does everything she can to ensure her children are healthy, happy and have clean clothes for school each day.
Ethiopia is experiencing one of the most severe droughts in the last forty years. The droughts are impacting millions of internally displaced people in the Somali region of Ethiopia.
The situation for refugees fleeing Sudan has become critical, with more than 200,000 people displaced into neighboring South Sudan and Ethiopia.
$145 million needed for emergency aid for tens of thousands of civilians fleeing violence in Sudan and seeking shelter in Ethiopia and South Sudan.
Before I traveled to Ethiopia, I rarely thought about how much water I use on a daily basis.
Meet five people who have embarked on dangerous journeys to reach safety and continue to face harsh conditions in Ethiopia and neighboring countries.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and its partners have regained access to the Mai Aini and Adi Harush camps for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.
The number of Ethiopian refugees streaming into eastern Sudan has now surpassed 40,000 since the crisis in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region began.
UNHCR is working to establish new camps and expand existing ones in neighboring Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya to cope with the influx of refugees from South Sudan.
Conflict has threatened the lives of thousands of people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. But despite adversity, refugees continue to show compassion to those around them.
Thank you for taking this opportunity to test your knowledge and to learn more about strong refugee and displaced families, how they persevere in the face of so many challenges and how your love can support them in building the lives they choose.
Since 2020, more than 46,000 refugees have fled violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, finding refuge in neighboring Sudan. Meet four refugees from the Tigray region and see how they are rebuilding.