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AAU community donate more than 2.3 million birr to rehabilitate displaced peoples

The Addis Ababa University staff members and students donated 2, 361753. 17 birr to rehabilitate displaced peoples due to the conflict along the borders of different corners of the country.

Professor Tassew Woldehanna, AAU president handed out cheque to Hayderul Hassen, Commissioner of National Disaster Risk Management Commission at the Senate Hall, AAU, 14th May, 2018.

Commending the university’s community for their benevolence in providing aid for the rehabilitation of peoples displaced from their homes and property, the commissioner assured that money donated is used for legitimate purposes and is reaching its intended beneficiaries.

Upsurge in conflict around the border areas of Oromia and Somali regions, since early September 2017 has left hundreds of thousands displaced, often in areas already experiencing drought-related humanitarian need.