Support Shelter for Forcibly Displaced Ethiopians
Over 1.7 million people have been displaced due to conflict and are in need of urgent assistance across Ethiopia’s Tigray region and neighboring Afar and Amhara, according to the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM). The highest concentration of displaced persons is in Shire, where 575,115 IDPs are residing in overcrowded collective shelters, including schools, within the host community and in open spaces. The majority are from Western and Northwestern Tigray. Other urban areas with high displacement concentrations included Adwa (188,910), Sheraro (165,223), and Mekele Zone (200,909). Dignity is raising funds to house displaced families, with its local partners on the ground.