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2006 in Ethiopia

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Timeline of Ethiopian history

The following lists events that happened during 2006 in Ethiopia.




  • February 6 - UNICEF Emergency Program Director, Dan Toole, said that 56,000 children are suffering from moderate and severe malnutrition as a result of current drought.[1]
  • February 22 - The trial date of 80 individuals accused of treason, genocide, and outrages against the Constitution relating to demonstrations last October, has been set for Thursday. The defendants include elected parliamentary members and leading members of the Coalition for Unity and Democracy, journalists, and human rights activists.[2]


  • August 6 - The Dechatu River floods, killing over 200 people.[3]
  • August 16 - The death toll for the floods reach over 300.[4]


  • December 8 - The Somali and Ethiopian militaries engage the Islamic Court Union inside Somalia.[5]
  • December 24 - Ethiopia has confirmed that its troops have invaded and are fighting Islamic militiamen that control much of Somalia.[6]


  1. ^ "Ethiopia: Unicef Says Drought Worsening, Worried Over Situation in the North". 6 February 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Ethiopia: Prisoners of conscience prepare to face 'trial'". 22 February 2006. Archived from the original on 19 January 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Scores killed in Ethiopia floods". 7 August 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Hundreds dead in Ethiopian floods".
  5. ^ "'Heavy fighting' in Somali town". 8 December 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Ethiopia admits Somalia offensive". 24 December 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
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