"Martha is serving some of the world's poorest in some of the most rural and remote regions of Ethiopia
," said Shauna Curry, chief executive officer of the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology.
The southern and eastern regions of Ethiopia
are the ones that will continue to be severely affected by the drought, while the number of refugees fleeing from South Sudan is putting pressure on the already saturated service provision on North West regions, the HRD states.
The study, based on an analysis of records from highland regions of Ethiopia
and Colombia, suggests that future climate warming will result in a significant increase in malaria cases in densely populated regions of Africa and South America, unless disease monitoring and control efforts are boosted and sustained.
Oxfam needs public support to avert catastrophe and keep people alive." Oxfam's Rob McNeil, who has just returned from the Somali and Afar regions of Ethiopia
, said: "This is a catastrophe in the making but we have time to act before it becomes a reality.
Drought and steep hikes in food prices are having a devastating impact on children and families in certain regions of Ethiopia
. Around 126,000 children are in need of urgent treatment for severe malnutrition, and this number is likely to rise, according to UNICEF.
The solution would increase operator's coverage and capacity of the existing network in Addis Ababa and other regions of Ethiopia
, according to the company.
In recent years, some 18,000 Falashmura have left homes in outlying regions of Ethiopia
in anticipation of moving to Israel, and have rented mud huts near two compounds run by immigration activists in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, and in the northern city of Gondar.
The aim of the Ethiopian Venture expedition, first reported in Geographical's March issue (Field Notes, page 83), was to locate speleotherms in unexplored limestone regions of Ethiopia
and take juniper tree-core samples from the same locations.
EU sends Euro 1.675 million to drought victims in Ethiopia.On August 1, the European Commission approved additional funding worth Euro 1.675 million for people living in drought-affected regions of Ethiopia
. Channelled through the European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO), the operations will concentrate on food aid and health care, water-supply and logistical support.
Other minority ethnic groups include Mejenger, Komo, Oppo and highlanders who come from the other regions of Ethiopia
. The region has had many attachments to the people of South Sudan as former rebels groups and refugee camps were based in the area.