More than 400,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region face famine now, UN says

//More than 400,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region face famine now, UN says

More than 400,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region face famine now, UN says

The United Nations said on Friday that more than 400,000 people in Ethiopia’s crisis-wracked Tigray region are now facing the worst global famine in decades and 1.8 million are on the brink, and warned that despite the government’s unilateral ceasefire there is serious potential for fighting in western Tigray.The dire UN reports to the first open meeting of the UN Security Council since the conflict in Tigray began last November painted a devastating picture of a region where humanitarian…

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