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“Tigray is definitely in famine. It’s a designation that will hang around the neck of the Ethio as a badge of shame"

Post by sarcasm » 01 Oct 2021, 17:09

U.N. Warns of Escalating Humanitarian Crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

“Tigray is definitely in famine. It’s a designation that will hang around the neck of the Ethiopia as a badge of eternal shame.”

The organization said only a fraction of needed aid is being allowed into Tigray, which has been at war with the government in Addis Ababa for almost a year


The humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region continues to escalate, with only a fraction of needed aid allowed to enter, the United Nations said hours after the government in Addis Ababa expelled seven of the organization’s officials, accusing them of meddling in the country’s internal affairs.

In a report released late Thursday, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, or OCHA, said 79% of pregnant or lactating women screened over the past week in Tigray, which has been at war with Ethiopia’s government for almost a year, were suffering from acute malnutrition. Nearly one in five children under the age of 5 were also moderately malnourished, with 2.4% of children severely malnourished, the report said.

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Re: “Tigray is definitely in famine. It’s a designation that will hang around the neck of the Ethio as a badge of shame"

Post by sarcasm » 13 Oct 2021, 14:50

Ethiopia is probably the only nation that has intentionally starved its own people while the whole world is begging her to stop closing access so that UN agencies could feed the starving Ethiopian.

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