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Migration / Refugee Crisis from Ethiopia Unfolding in Djibouti and Yemen: IOM

Ethiopia refugee crisis
Djibouti has become the epicentre of these relatively unknown, but yet complex, bi-directional migratory flows of Ethiopians transit to Yemen. According to IOM director for East and Horn of Africa, more than 10,000 migrants, mostly from Ethiopia, make the long, dangerous trek across the blistering hot desert to Djibouti every month.

By Lisa Schlein | for VOA News,

The International Organization for Migration warns a migration/refugee crisis unfolding in Yemen and Djibouti is having a serious impact across the Horn of Africa.

The International Organization for Migration said about 10,000 migrants, mostly from Ethiopia, make the long, dangerous trek across the blistering hot desert to Djibouti every month. From there they transit through war-torn Yemen to Saudi Arabia in search of work. Continue reading Migration / Refugee Crisis from Ethiopia Unfolding in Djibouti and Yemen: IOM