Rights
New York: For the first time in weeks, aid teams have reached refugee camps in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, only to find that some Eritrean nationals living there have likely died of preventable diseases, while others are “scared and struggling to get enough to eat”, the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. more
Tigray: Aid operations ‘about to grind to a halt’, warns WFP

New York: Aid and food distribution operations in northern Ethiopia are about “to grind to a halt” amid ongoing fighting, bloodshed and a lack of funding that is making humani ...

Tigray aid situation worsening by the day, warn UN humanitarians

New York: The aid crisis in Ethiopia's Tigray region is worsening, the UN said on Thursday, with stocks of relief aid, cash and fuel “running very low or depleted”.

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 ...

Access restored to Tigray camps sheltering Eritrean refugees

New York: In Ethiopia’s wartorn Tigray region, UN aid workers said on Tuesday that they have reached two refugee camps for Eritrean nationals for the first time since being cut off ...

Tigray: Intensified fighting across borders ‘disastrous’ for children

New York: UN agencies continue to sound the alarm over the growing “humanitarian catastrophe” in northern Ethiopia, sparked by the conflict in the Tigray region, now in its ni ...

100,000 children in Tigray at risk of death from malnutrition: UNICEF

New York: More than 100,000 children in Tigray, Ethiopia, could suffer from life-threatening severe acute malnutrition in the next 12 months, a tenfold jump over average annual levels, UN ...

Hospitals barely functioning, famine still looming in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

New York: UN humanitarians expressed concern on Tuesday at the uncertain situation in Ethiopia's conflict-ravaged Tigray region despite a ceasefire call from the Government, highlight ...

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. 

Probe announced into alleged Tigray rights violations: UN rights office

New York: Alleged serious abuses and rights violations in Ethiopia’s Tigray region are to be investigated by the UN, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) sai ...