THE RED SEA AFAR REFUGEE
" We get 15kg of wheat and
1 ½ liter of edible oil per Month, nothing else".
" There is almost no medical care, no pure water, and no access to education or vocational training"
"Since 2006 The UNHCR has been resettling thousands of non-Afar Eritrean refuges to different western countries, however no Afar ethnic refugee has so far resettled under the program,"
" urge the UNHCR to respect its pledge and immediately take action "
Thousands of Eritrean Refugee forced to leave their land by a brutal dictatorship, likewise the
Red Sea Afar flee Eritrea seeking asylum in neighboring coutries like Ethiopia,Djibouti,
Yemen and Sudan.
Currently Ethiopia hosts over 30,000 Red Sea Afar Refugee residing at four refugee camps in Ethiopia namely Aisaita,Barahle,Dalol and Erebti, where temperature reaches as high as 42
Children are malnourished due lack of essential nutrients and basic medical supplies. Lots of women remain under bad health condition and others are anxious of despair.
UNHCR has not yet begun assisting them to their demand of third country resettlement despite
pledges 7 years ago. Since 2006 The UNHCR has been resettling thousands of non-Afar Eritrean
refuges to different western countries, however no Afar ethnic refugee has so far resettled under
The situation in Asayta camp, the biggest camp is getting worse as UNHCR and other donors gave
little or no attention.