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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 eat leaves to survive. more
Ethiopia: Safe access and swift action needed for refugees in Tigray

New York: The head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday expressed his deep concern over the humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, including its impact on Eritr ...

Ethiopia: UN refugee agency calls for ‘unfettered access’ to Tigray

New York: Amidst “disturbing reports” from Ethiopians fleeing to Sudan, the UN refugee agency called on Friday for “unfettered access to Tigray in order to reach people ...

UNHCR asks Ethiopia for urgent access to 96,000 Eritreans cut off without food

New York: The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealed to Ethiopia on Tuesday for urgent access to 96,000 Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, saying the month-long conflict in ...

First of four UN humanitarian airlifts for Ethiopia refugees lands in Khartoum

New York: An airplane loaded with humanitarian supplies for people fleeing violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray region has arrived in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, the UN refugee agency ( ...

More funds needed to counter ‘persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems’ in Ethiopia

New York, Sept 11(JEN): Ethiopia is beset by “persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems”, the United Nations relief chief said on Tuesday, calling for more internatio ...

UN agency helps stranded Ethiopians return home, ending ‘harrowing migration ordeal’

New York, July 17 (IBNS): With the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), some 280 Ethiopians returned home on 10-11 July, after being facing traumatic experiences ...

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa

New York: Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the ...

Eritrea: Peace deal prompts hope of internal reforms, to improve fundamental human rights

New York, The peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia has raised hopes that improving human rights will be front and centre on Eritrea’s path forward, according to a United Nat ...

UN emergency fund releases $15 million to help Ethiopians affected by inter-communal violence

New York: A United Nations emergency fund on Thursday released $15 million to urgently scale up humanitarian assistance to people affected by escalating inter-communal violence in Ethiopi ...