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Safer streets for pedestrians and cyclists will boost Ethiopia’s sustainable recovery, through joint action supported by UN Road Safety Fund

Habtamu Zerihun is a 38-year old father to three daughters, aged 4, 6 and 12 years. Habtamu used to be a construction worker in and around Addis Ababa, until he was hit by a pickup on his walk to work. The pickup driver was under the influence of stimulant drugs and there were no adequate protective barriers around the curbs.