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Over 400,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray now in famine, UN warns

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Another 1.8 million people are on the brink, officials say, and 33,000 children are severely malnourished

Top UN officials have warned the Security Council that more than 400,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray are now in famine and that there was a risk of more clashes in the region despite a unilateral ceasefire by the federal government.

After six private discussions on Friday, the Security Council held its first public meeting since fighting broke out in November between government forces, backed by troops from neighbouring Eritrea, and TPLF fighters with Tigray’s former ruling party.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/3hyM0uK
via Google News

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