The Somali region is located in the eastern part of Ethiopia. Its capital, Jijiga, is located 635 km from the capital Addis Ababa. Currently there are three refugee camps in this region, namely Kebribeyah, Awberie and Sheder, which together host about 28,500 individuals. To allow refugees to complement the basic food ration, UNHCR and its partners started a number of homegardening projects.


Federal Minister for Water and Power Raja Parvez Ashraf has said that 4.5 billion dollars are being invested in power generation sector to add 4000 megawatt electricity to the system and overcome power crisis by the end of the current calendar year.

Refugee concern