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Ethiopian Tigray Joint Response (ETJR)

Project Humanitarian aid
Tigray -

The conflict in Tigray region has caused critical humanitarian needs. Thousands of people have been internally displaced, and others have fled into neighbouring Sudan. Shortages of basic supplies, including fuel and cash still affect the assistance process. With access to water, sanitation & health services disrupted, there is a heightened risk of malnutrition, water-borne & vector-borne diseases in addition to COVID-19.

Dutch Relief Alliance, with funding from the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has funded The Ethiopia Tigray Joint Response (ETJR) to be implemented in Tigray to since February 2021. The Joint response targeted 6 zones of the region affected by the conflict.

Cordaid is the lead the coordination of this joint response. Cordaid implements this project through its local partners ECC SDCO/Caritas Ethiopia and EOC-DICAC.

Implementation Area
Tigray Region
Government of the Netherlands – Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Thematic Area
Humanitarian Aid
Project Start Date – End Date
February 4, 2021- May 31, 2022
Caritas Ethiopia; Development and Inter-Church Aid Commission (DICAC) – Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC); SOS Kinderdorpen; Save the Children Nederland; ZOA-International; Stichting Vluchteling / IRC
Beneficiaries in Debre Birhan

People That We Work With

The project targeted 111,961 people in Aksum, Alamata, Enderta, Enticho, Mekelle and Shire.


The key objective of this project is to provide life-saving assistance to people facing severe acute needs. The intervention targeted the most vulnerable households, aiming to improve direct access to food, WASH, health, nutrition and shelter, as well as protection and multipurpose cash (MPC).


See this project results in the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) Registry HERE