DPO Celebrates Ethiopian New Year with Quarterly Staff Engagement Party in Addis Head Office

DPO celebrated Ethiopian New Year with great enthusiasm at its Addis Head Office, combining the festive spirit with a quarterly staff engagement party. The event, held on September 11th, brought together DPO’s dedicated employees to celebrate the Ethiopian New Year and strengthen team spirit. With vibrant decorations, traditional music, and delectable Ethiopian cuisine, the celebration […]

Cash Support to Drought-affected Communities in Bore, Oromia

DPO in collaboration with IOM/RRF started a cash support project in Guji zone of Oromia region just this week. The project activity started with a fruitful consultation with the government and local stakeholders. With funding from the UNCERF, DPO will support 900 drought-affected households in Bore woreda through provision of MPC. The project aims to […]

DPO Takes Proactive Stance on Safety and Security

DPO showcased its dedication to maintaining a safe and secure working environment organizing a comprehensive safety and security training program for its headquarters (HQ) staff in Addis Ababa. The training, delivered by DPO’s skilled safety and security expert, encompassed essential areas including threat assessment, risk management, emergency response, and personal safety measures. The highlight of […]

DPO’s Humanitarian Intervention in Oromia Supports IDPs

DPO, in partnership with Save the Children International, is providing essential Non-Food Item (NFI) assistance to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the West Wollega zone of Oromia. DPO, in collaboration with Save the Children International, is undertaking a vital initiative to support IDPs in the West Wollega zone, Oromia. By leveraging funding from the EHF, […]

DPO Provided Agricultural Inputs to 871 Conflict-Affected Households in Tigray

Development for Peace Organization (DPO) in partnership with HELVETAS provided agricultural input, specifically wheat seed, to 871 conflict-affected households in Samere woreda of Tigray region. The early recovery humanitarian project was launched in late April to rebuild the livelihoods of households affected by conflict. Swiss Solidarity provided funding for the project through HELVETAS. The project […]

Project Launching with UNICEF

DPO held a joint project launching jointly with GDA for UNICEF funded projects in East and West Harargie zones of Oromia region. DPO and GDA, launched their respective UNICEF-funded projects for Emergency Response to Child Protection in Conflict Contexts. DPO will implement the project in the East and West Harargie zones, while GDA will be […]

Humanitarian Assistance by DPO – South Sudan to Returnees at Rotriak

DPO – South Sudan along with Concern Worldwide and ADA is distributing SNFI assistance to returnees arriving in Rotriak, Unity State. The returnees are arriving from Sudan due to the ongoing armed conflict and currently residing in plastic shelters. IOM assisted the returnees travel from the border to Rotriak. The current assistance by the three […]

Shelter Rehabilitation at Jara IDP Site

Complementary to the NFI support provided to 1000 HHs last week, shelter rehabilitation of identified units started. With in-kind shelter repair materials from IOM/RRF, 200 shelter units previously constructed by partners will be rehabilitated. The shelter units in need of repair are identified in consultation with the beneficiaries. The shelter rehabilitation assistance aimed protecting the […]

NFI support to IDPs at Jarra

1000 HHs at Jara IDP site, North Wollo zone received lifesaving NFI assistance in a project DPO and IOM/RRF partnered for implementation. The project supports conflict affected IDPs camped at Jara site. Among the beneficiaries, women and elderlies without help and child-headed are the prime targets of the project. The NFI kit included household materials […]

Project Visit at Sebacare 4, Mekelle

Teams from USAID’s Northern Ethiopia Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and IOM/RRF visited Sebacare 4 IDP site at Mekelle where DPO completed shelter rehabilitation project. The visit plan was scheduled by USAID/BHA – the project donor. The teams had the chance to talk to IDPs residing at the site. The need for supply of other […]