This week Ethiopia and Eritrea declared one of Africa’s longest-running conflicts officially over. We saw its humanitarian impact first-hand: bringing aid to tens of thousands, providing shelter and reuniting families.

In Eritrea, we help people in rural areas and those affected by the armed conflict and ensure compliance with international humanitarian law. Read more about our work in Eritrea

In Ethiopia, the ICRC protects detainees, restores family links, provides physical rehabilitation and works with the Ethiopian Red Cross. Read more about our work in Ethiopia

This is a historic moment after 20 years of two countries locked in war.


Read more: Back from Ethiopia: Tamar Abu Hanna shares her experience from her first field mission