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PBS - Food aid in Ethiopia’s Tigray now at ‘all-time lowest’, U.N. Ethiopian using starvation as weapon of war in Tigray

Post by sarcasm » 20 Jan 2022, 19:54

PBS - Food aid in Ethiopia’s Tigray now at ‘all-time lowest’, U.N.


NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says food distribution in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray region has reached its “all-time lowest” while more than 50,000 children are thought to be severely malnourished, the latest sign of growing crisis amid efforts to end the country’s 14-month war.

Thursday’s update by the U.N. humanitarian agency says food aid stocks and fuel are “almost entirely exhausted” in the region of some 6 million people, where a government blockade was imposed in late June 2021 to keep supplies from reaching Tigray forces battling Ethiopian and allied troops.

WATCH: Ethiopia’s ‘sophisticated campaign’ to withhold food, fuel and other aid from Tigray

Conditions under the blockade have become so dire that the International Committee of the Red Cross in a statement this week said some doctors in Tigray are now using salt to clean wounds, handing out expired medications and reusing single-use items such as chest drains and gloves.

The war also has affected Ethiopia’s neighboring regions of Amhara and Afar, where rebuilding has begun after Tigray forces retreated back into their region in late December under a drone-supported military offensive. The U.N. update says more than a half-million people in Amhara received food assistance during the week ending Jan. 12.

During that time, food aid reached only about 10,000 people in Tigray, the U.N. said.

The recent shift in the war, and talk of national dialogue, was seen as an opening for further mediation efforts and new U.S. special envoy David Satterfield was in Ethiopia on Thursday to meet with senior officials.



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Re: PBS - Food aid in Ethiopia’s Tigray now at ‘all-time lowest’, U.N. Ethiopian using starvation as weapon of war in Ti

Post by Abdisa » 20 Jan 2022, 20:24

PBS: Guns and ammunition in Ethiopia’s Tigray now at ‘all-time lowest’, U.N.

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says weapons at the hands of the TPLF has reached its “all-time lowest” while more than 900,000 child soldiers are thought to have died fighting TPLF's war, the latest sign of growing crisis amid efforts by the UN to resupply the TPLF with much needed weapons to continue its war against Ethiopia.

Thursday’s update by the U.N. humanitarian agency says TPLF's fighters are “almost entirely exhausted” in the region of some 6 million people, where a government using drones has completely annihilated the advancing TPLF fighters that were trying to reach the capital, Addis Abba.


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Re: PBS - Food aid in Ethiopia’s Tigray now at ‘all-time lowest’, U.N. Ethiopian using starvation as weapon of war in Ti

Post by euroland » 20 Jan 2022, 20:43

ለመንቲ ዓጋመ ብጀካ ጠሚና ስርናይ ሃቡና ካልእ ዘይትፈልጡ።

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20 Jan 2022, 19:54
PBS - Food aid in Ethiopia’s Tigray now at ‘all-time lowest’, U.N.


NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says food distribution in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray region has reached its “all-time lowest” while more than 50,000 children are thought to be severely malnourished, the latest sign of growing crisis amid efforts to end the country’s 14-month war.

Thursday’s update by the U.N. humanitarian agency says food aid stocks and fuel are “almost entirely exhausted” in the region of some 6 million people, where a government blockade was imposed in late June 2021 to keep supplies from reaching Tigray forces battling Ethiopian and allied troops.

WATCH: Ethiopia’s ‘sophisticated campaign’ to withhold food, fuel and other aid from Tigray

Conditions under the blockade have become so dire that the International Committee of the Red Cross in a statement this week said some doctors in Tigray are now using salt to clean wounds, handing out expired medications and reusing single-use items such as chest drains and gloves.

The war also has affected Ethiopia’s neighboring regions of Amhara and Afar, where rebuilding has begun after Tigray forces retreated back into their region in late December under a drone-supported military offensive. The U.N. update says more than a half-million people in Amhara received food assistance during the week ending Jan. 12.

During that time, food aid reached only about 10,000 people in Tigray, the U.N. said.

The recent shift in the war, and talk of national dialogue, was seen as an opening for further mediation efforts and new U.S. special envoy David Satterfield was in Ethiopia on Thursday to meet with senior officials.



Continue reading https://www.pbs.org/newshour/world/food ... -n-reports

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Re: PBS - Food aid in Ethiopia’s Tigray now at ‘all-time lowest’, U.N. Ethiopian using starvation as weapon of war in Ti

Post by Tiago » 21 Jan 2022, 03:00


Chigaru, why don't you shut up and die gracefully ? after all it is TPLF's responsibility to feed you.

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