Stranded Ethiopian migrants repatriated from Lebanon

Stranded Ethiopian migrants repatriated from Lebanon

Ethiopia is repatriating hundreds of its citizens working abroad, many of who are stranded because of the coronavirus pandemic. The first batch including 335 nationals returned from Beirut, with hundreds more expected to arrive over the weekend.

Thousands of migrant workers are among the most vulnerable groups as an unprecedented economic and financial crisis in Lebanon along with a global pandemic is forcing these migrants back home.

There are over 250,000 registered migrant workers in Leban…

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Tecla Chandata