For more than 50 years, CRS has taken the lead in responding to natural and man-made disasters affecting Ethiopia's most vulnerable communities. Moving beyond emergency response, CRS' disaster mitigation and recovery projects in drought and flood-prone areas have rebuilt individual and community assets through non-food aid in the form of agriculture, livestock, health, nutrition, and water and sanitation assistance. CRS also provides livelihoods support to farmers and entrepreneurs, promotes gender equality, mobilizes for immunization and mitigates the impact of HIV.
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|Population:||93,877,025 (July 2013 est.)|
|Size:||426,373 sq mi; slightly less than twice the size of Texas|
|People Served:||2,483,481 (2013 est.)|
Catholic Relief Services has worked in Ethiopia since 1958. For more than 50 years, CRS has taken the lead in responding to natural and man-made disasters affecting Ethiopia's most vulnerable communities.
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United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
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