Humanitarian Support Drive by HIRPHA International

March 1, 2018
HIRPHA International (HI) is hosting a humanitarian support drive in Minneapolis, MN on March 17, 2017.  This will be an opportunity to learn about the humanitarian effort HI is making in Oromia, share the severity of the current crisis and how we can all contribute to provide assistance to the displaced people in Oromia.  It is also an opportunity for HI to get feedback from the community in o...


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HIRPHA International successfully provided emergency assistance in Fadis and Arero districts

January 28, 2018
The emergency situation has been escalating in many areas of the Oromia Region. In order to respond to the dire situation, it was very important for Hirpha International (HI) to understand the situation on the ground. Furthermore, identifying a reliable nonprofit organization that HI can partner with for delivery of aid was vital for accountability.  Both of these objectives were successfully c...


The number of Internally Displaced Oromos needing assistance reached 1 million

February 10, 2017
The number of Internally Displaced Oromo people have been increasing over the last several months.  In Oct. 2017, estimates of the amount of Oromo people impacted by the seemingly border conflict was around 700, 000.  This number included over 580, 100 people that were displaced within the Oromia Region, and about 125, 500 people that were evicted from Somalia Region.  Over 65,000 were estimate...


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