CRS in Ethiopia
For nearly 60 years, CRS has taken the lead in responding to natural and man-made disasters affecting Ethiopia's most vulnerable communities. Moving beyond emergency response, CRS' disaster mitigation and recovery projects in drought and flood-prone areas have rebuilt individual and community assets through non-food aid in the form of agriculture, livestock, health, nutrition, and water and sanitation assistance. CRS's humanitarian work in Ethiopia also provides livelihoods support to farmers and entrepreneurs, promotes gender equality, mobilizes for immunization and mitigates the impact of HIV.
More About Our Work in Ethiopia
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Country News and Stories
April 11, 2019
Missionaries of Charity: Serving the Poorest in Ethiopia
An early relationship with St. Mother Teresa secured CRS as a long-time supporter of the sister's tireless mission to help the most vulnerable.
April 11, 2019
St. Mother Teresa's Work Continues Through Missionaries of Charity
As a hospital serving 600 residents and outpatients every day, the Missionaries of Charity home provides critical health services for the poorest of the city’s poor.
March 7, 2019
On the Eve of Expected Cuts to U.S. Foreign Assistance Budget, Millions at Risk of Starvation in East Africa
Worsening drought and hunger in the Horn of Africa imperils millions as foreign aid is threatened.
February 1, 2019
Catholic Groups Address Root Cause of Massive Wave of Displacement in Ethiopia
Ethnic conflict and flooding cause millions of people to flee their homes.
CRS' History in Ethiopia
Catholic Relief Services has worked in Ethiopia since 1958. For 60 years, CRS has taken the lead in responding to natural and man-made disasters affecting Ethiopia's most vulnerable communities.