Current Operations
Food Assistance for Eritrean, South Sudanese, Sudanese and Somali Refugees

Ethiopia has been hosting refugees escaping from conflict and instability in neighbouring countries for 30 years. The past three years have seen a three-fold increase in refugee numbers. There are currently 640,000 refugees in Ethiopia and WFP is planning to assist 650,000 refugees over the course of this PRRO. While the majority of the refugees are from South Sudan, there are large numbers of Somalis, Sudanese and Eritreans

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Country at a glance 2015
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)456,133,066
Donors - 2015 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 3,744,999
United Kingdom44,776,119
Saudi Arabia32,332,488
Private Donors696,833
Threats to food security
  • Rainfall patterns (droughts and floods)
  • Land degradation (deforestation and soil erosion)
  • Population density
  • Infrastructure development
  • Insecurity and conflict
  • Poverty
  • Fall in world prices of cash crops