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New York: UN humanitarians on Thursday reported that aid access in the north is continuing to improve with aid operations expanding following last November’s ceasefire agreement, but some civilians in the battle-scarred region “remain hard to reach.” more
Ukraine grain deal, Ethiopia agreement, show ‘power of multilateralism in action’: Guterres

Russia’s decision to rejoin the Black Sea Grain Initiative and the Ethiopian agreement to end the war in Tigray demonstrate the power of multilateralism in action, said the UN chief ...

Ethiopia: Peace agreement between Government and Tigray ‘a critical first step’: Guterres

New York: A peace deal between the Ethiopian Government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) signed on Wednesday in South Africa, represents “a critical first step& ...

Ethiopia: UN chief ‘gravely concerned’ by escalation in fighting across Tigray

New York: The UN Secretary-General issued a statement on Saturday expressing grave concern over the escalation of fighting in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, where Government troops and se ...

Ethiopia: Civilians again mired in intractable and deadly war, Human Rights Council hears

New York: Ethiopia’s people are once again “mired…in the intractable and deadly consequences” of conflict between Government troops and forces loyal to Tigrayan s ...

WHO Boss Tedros says he is unable to send money to 'starving' family

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) chief Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, has revealed he is unable to send money to his "starving" relatives in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray re ...

Ethiopia: Massive fuel theft puts WFP operations in Tigray at risk

New York: The robbery of over half a million tonnes of fuel from the World Food Programme (WFP) in Ethiopia’s Tigray region will make it impossible to continue operations that suppo ...

Drought, hunger and fighting leave Ethiopia in ‘very difficult humanitarian situation’

New York: Amidst deteriorating levels of malnutrition and Ethiopia’s worst drought in 40 years, 17 million people are being targeted for humanitarian assistance, the UN spokesperson ...

Ethiopia: Loan from UN fund allows FAO to scale up fertilizers for farmers in Tigray

New York: A $10 million loan from the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) will allow the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to scale up the procurement of fertilizers t ...

UN delegation returns from human rights fact-finding mission in Ethiopia

New York: Three UN-appointed independent human rights experts returned from Ethiopia on Tuesday after working to negotiate access to areas important for investigations.