Ethiopia

Situation Report

Cluster Status

Protection

Needs

  • 7.9 million people across Ethiopia need protection services.

Response

  • More than 6,000 drought-affected vulnerable women, girls, boys, elderly, and people with special needs in Somali Region received material support.

  • 250 adolescent girls and young women in hard-to-reach areas of Genete Mariam, Fotomanjare and Asintsa IDP sites in Assosa Zone, Benishangul Gumuz Region received dignity kits.

  • Some 6087 girls and boys were assisted with case management services, and 22,156 individuals – including 15,785 children – were reached with mental health and psycho-social support (MHPSS) services.

  • About 50,000 people received awareness raising sessions on child protection risk prevention and mitigation.

Gaps

  • Protection response in places of return continues to be very limited, as is overall support to returned IDPs.

  • Limited access to recently displaced IDPs and assistance in conflict-affected areas.

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