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New York: Millions of people in Ethiopia could be pushed deeper into hunger as the World Food Programme (WFP) faces a major funding shortfall that threatens its operations there over the coming six months, the UN agency warned on Monday. more
Ethiopia: Mass arbitrary arrests target Tigrayans, says UN rights office

New York: Over the past week, mass arrests of people reportedly of Tigrayan origin have continued in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and elsewhere, the UN rights office said on Tuesd ...

UN chief extremely concerned by escalation of violence in Ethiopia

New York: The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, is extremely concerned by the escalation of violence in Ethiopia and the recent declaration of a state of emergency. 

Guterres criticizes ‘unprecedented expulsion’ of staff from Ethiopia; calls for focus on saving lives

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday urged authorities in Ethiopia to allow vital humanitarian work there to continue, following the recent decision to decl ...

‘Unprecedented funding gap’ for 7 million facing hunger in Ethiopia: WFP

The World Food Programme (WFP) is facing an unprecedented funding gap of $426 million for its operation in Ethiopia, as the UN agency ramps up delivery to meet the needs of up to 12 milli ...

Ethiopia: UN chief gravely concerned over ‘unspeakable violence’ in Tigray

New York: Speaking outside the Security Council chamber on Thursday, UN chief António Guterres told journalists that he is gravely concerned about the situation in Ethiopia, partic ...

Ethiopia: Amidst hostilities in Tigray, humanitarian situation remains ‘dire’

New York: The humanitarian situation in Tigray, Ethiopia, remains “dire”, the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday. 

Deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees ‘scattered’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray

New York: In Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region there’s deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees whose camps have been found burned to the ground, confirming satellite ...

Ethiopia: Government approves ‘first step’ towards Tigray emergency assistance

New York: UN agencies have received approval from the Ethiopian Government for 25 international staff to provide humanitarian assistance inside the country’s conflict-torn Tigray re ...

Aid agencies renew appeals for aid access to all areas in Ethiopia’s Tigray

New York: The UN renewed appeals on Friday for humanitarian access to all areas of Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region to help people displaced fighting, forcing the most desperate to ...