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“There’s famine now in Tigray.” The world’s most senior humanitarian official, UN emergency relief coordinator Mark Lowcock, said these frank words on the situation in the northern Ethiopian region on Thursday.
ABI ADI, Ethiopia (AP) — First the Eritrean soldiers stole the pregnant woman’s food as she hid in the bush. Then they turned her away from a checkpoint when she was on the verge of labor.
United Nations agencies said the crisis in Ethiopia’s conflict-ravaged Tigray region had plunged it into famine. “This is going to get a lot worse,” a top aid official said.
Eritrea’s foreign minister accuses Biden administration of ‘stoking further conflict and destabilisation’ in Ethiopia’s north.
Eritrea’s foreign minister blamed U.S. administrations that supported the Tigray People’s Liberation Movement for the current war in northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region.
Members of the body that awarded the 2019 peace prize to Ethiopia’s premier, Abiy Ahmed, should all depart in protest
Conflict raging in remote Tigrayan towns leaves civilians with life-changing injuries and healthcare centres devastated.
Almost all civilians living in Ethiopia’s Tigray region are in need of life-saving aid and a famine may have already begun in the war-torn area, according to a memorandum by a British diplomat.
The United Nations’s humanitarian chief warned that famine is imminent in Ethiopia’s Tigray region as intense fighting has decimated the area.
The United Nations humanitarian chief has warned that famine is imminent in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region as well as the country’s north and there is a risk that hundreds of thousands of people or more will die.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Famine is imminent in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region and in the country’s north, the U.N. humanitarian chief said, warning there’s a risk that hundreds of thousands of people or more will die.
In Ethiopia, the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front or TPLF vow to fight on until they achieve victory. The government has declared them to be terrorists. Almost everyone the Associated Press spoke to in Tigray expressed support for the TPLF.