The Tigray conflict, which started on 4 November 2020, has spread to neighboring Amhara and Afar regions. The situation continues to be highly fluid and unpredictable, with ongoing fighting in multiple locations significantly impacting humanitarian access and hampering the quick response. Before the Tigray conflict, Amhara Region hosted about 900,000 IDPs due to ethnic conflicts emanating from different parts of the country.
ETH 221 is a continuation and strengthening of what has been accomplished in ETH201 in the same region with the same conflict-affected people but with a wider geographic location.
ACT Ethiopia Forum members EOC-DICAC, EECC-DASSC, LWF, NCA, HEKS, and DCA have launched an appeal to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable.