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.