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Key Figures 2012

Total Assistance:

US$3.2 billion

Humanitarian Assistance:

US$484 million

Cost of multilateral
peacekeeping operations:



US$7.2 billion

Key Facts

  1. Ethiopia was the seventh largest recipient of official humanitarian assistance in 2012
  2. Ethiopia received the equivalent of 9.3% of its gross national income (GNI) as aid (ODA) in 2012
  3. GNI rank in 2012: 88 of 181
  4. Ethiopia has experienced active conflict in each of the ten years between 2002 and 2011
  5. Classified as a fragile state, 2013/2014
  6. Vulnerability index score, 2012-2013: High










You can access various indicators and indices, together with information on engagement and data publication for each country from this Google Doc.


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Briefings and Reports

From here you can access all our briefings, reports and humanitarian analysis on Ethiopia.

Horn of Africa food crisis, July 2011 – This fact-sheet is a round-up of facts and aid data for Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya and Somalia.

Humanitarian aid financing to Ethiopia, 2000-2010 – Ethiopia received an above average share of its official development assistance (ODA) in the form of humanitarian aid – 17.6% between 2000 and 2009.

East Africa crisis briefing – East Africa has been affected by acute food insecurity conditions resulting in approximately 11 million people being in need of assistance as of May 2014.There is a risk that food insecurity conditions will be further exacerbated by below-average rainfall over upcoming months and conflict and insecurity which continue to undermine trade flows.