Interview with JRS Ethiopia team about the impacts of Tigray War on our programs and its implementation.

With Million Siraw, Reconciliation and Peacebuilding Coordinator at JRS Ethiopia, and Neway Alemayehu, Ethiopia Country Director.

JRS team visiting the IDPs for rationing and assesment.

1. Which were the activities carried out by JRS Mai-Aini before the outbreak of the conflict?

2. How were these affected by the outbreak of the conflict?

JRS Ethiopia Country team visiting Maiaini for the resume of the activities (March 2021)

3. What was the first response of JRS when the conflict started?

4. Are we planning to resume the activities?

JRS team going through a Reconciliation and Peace-building workshop in Addis Ababa

5. If so, why and how?

6. What measures are being taken to cope with the effects of the conflict on our local staff?

One of the IDPs in Mai Aini, resting under the umbrella to herself from the sun.

7. What measures are thought to reduce the risk or the impact of the conflict in our beneficiaries?

Left to Right: Neway Alemayehu (Country Director) and Solomon Brahane (Programmes Officer) at Mai Aini JRS compound in a meeting with the staff.

8. What are the future expectations for our activities in the Tigray Region?

Jesuit Refugee Service, with the goal of accompanying, serving and advocating for forcefully displaced people in Ethiopia, South Suda, Uganda and Kenya.