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In order to demystify its prolific deeds, the Commission has recently published a brochure

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church Development and Inter church Aid Commission has been performing marvelous achievements since its establishment 45 years ago. In its long traversing development journeys, the Commission has saved the lives of many of Ethiopians from their economic and social problems.  In order to demystify its prolific deeds, the Commission has recently published a brochure. We are therefore pleased to read the programs and activities of the Commission presented below. 

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Development Commission Holds Consultative Meeting with its Development Partners

Development Commission Holds Consultative Meeting with its Development Partners

Development and Inter-church Aid Commission of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church conducted a ground-breaking meeting with its funding partners. The meeting was mainly held tightly on to bring the long contrived development endeavors of the Commission to the minds of the timely-tested funding partners and government officials. Demystifying the Commission’s 44 years of long development journey and its rewarding achievements to the participants was the other purpose of the consultative meeting. The Commission also desired to inspire the concerned officials and other pertinent experts at the meeting to work hand in hand to eliminate poverty in Ethiopia in particular and slur it in the world at large.

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In response to the El Niño-induced drought in 2015/2016 EOC-DICAC provided emergency assistance to drought affected people through the implementation of emergency seed support and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)

In 2016, the Federal Democratic Republic Government of Ethiopian declared emergency appeal to provide support for more than 400 rural districts (Woredas) with 10.2 million people including nearly 6 million children who are affected by El Niño-induced drought. It was also reported that the drought caused the death of over 400 thousand livestock and displacement of 0.8 million people. One billion four hundred USD was requested to respond to this emergency. Ankober, Berehet and Kewot Woredas of North Shewa Zone, Sekota and Dahna Woeredas of Wag Hemra Zone and Worebabu, Mekdela and Legambo Woredas of South Wollo Zone of Amhara Regional State and Dulecha Woreda, Semurobi Woreda and Argoba Special Woreda of Afar Regional state of Ethiopia were among the 400 districts affected by the drought.

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