In Ethiopia, the ICRC protects detainees, restores family links, provides physical rehabilitation and works with the Ethiopian Red Cross.

Our delegation to the African Union highlights humanitarian issues, promotes IHL throughout Africa and raises awareness of the ICRC's work on the continent.
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In numbers

In 2018

  • 50,000
    detainees visited to assess their living conditions and promote humane treatment
  • 4,000
    people in Tigray region have improved access to water
  • 387
    missing persons separated by conflict were located in a bid to restore family links
  • 155,000
    displaced people received plastic shelters, sleeping mats, blankets, Jerry cans, soap, and cooking utensils
  • 8,000
    people with disabilities gained access to physical rehabilitation services
  • 594
    special police received training on use of force and international humanitarian and human rights standards
  • 50,000
    people received staple seeds and agricultural tools to restore their livelihoods