Ethiopian House of Peoples' Representative has declared three days national mourning for the victims of garbage dump landslide in the outskirts of Addis Ababa. The three days national mourning will be observed as of Wednesday, 15th March 2017. Accordingly, Ethiopian flags in all regional states and two city administrations and in all Ethiopian Embassies and on Ethiopian owned ships will be flown half-mast for the respect of the victims.
In a related news, the death toll after garbage dump landslide has reached 72 so far. According to Addis Ababa City Administration Communication Affairs Office, 320 inhabitants of the area have been evacuated to safer areas and the search for missing residents continues.