LOCATION: Gambella, Ethiopia
DEADLINE: March 12, 2021
ZOA in Ethiopia focusses on refugees and IDPs within the country. Currently, Gambella region has a population of roughly 385,997 and it hosts over 401,594 South Sudanese refugees and more than 31,041 IDPS/returnees. The refugees reside in seven (7) refugee camps in Itang special woreda, Pugnido, Gambella Zuria and Dima woredas. Most of the IDPs are hosted in the nearby hosting communities in Gog, Wanthoa, Lare, and Itang woredas. Gambella region is prone to natural and manmade disasters. Seasonal floods, tribal conflicts, cross boarder conflicts, disease outbreaks and wild fire are the most frequently occurring disasters. The ZOA program focusses on supporting/creating livelihood opportunities, reducing conflict, and Home grown school meals.
The Area Manager for Gambella is responsible for the development and achievement of ZOA’s project and programmatic goals in Gambella Regional State.