UNICEF Representative to Ethiopia Vows to Advocate for Resumption of Food Aid to Refugees


Addis Ababa, September 29/2023(ENA)-UNICEF Representative to Ethiopia has vowed his organization would advocate for the resumption of food aid to refugees. 

Director General of Refugees and Returnees Service(RRS)Teyiba Hassen discussed with UNICEF Representative to Ethiopia, Aboubacar Kampo, on matters of mutual concern.

Teyiba also briefed Kampo how complete food aid suspension has been miring the lives of refugees and underlined on the need to voice to the international community and donors as the decision is depriving persons of concern the right to live, according to Refugees & Returnees Service (RRS).

 The director general commended the representative for UNICEF’s support to persons of concern and called on the need to further ties between the two institutions.

 The two sides also had candid discussion and agreed to work together on several initiatives, including the health service at Bokh refugee site.

The representative told the director general that his Fund would advocate for the resumption of food aid and vowed to bolster its intervention in the areas of water, sanitation and health. 

Ethiopian News Agency