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Millions in Ethiopia’s Tigray Are on Brink of Famine, Warns World Food Programme

HeadlineSep 07, 2021

The U.N. World Food Programme has published disturbing new footage of the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. The footage, which was recorded in August, showed an emergency food distribution site with supplies being loaded on camels and brought to a remote area of Tigray that had been cut off from aid for months. This comes as the U.N. continues to warn millions of people are on the brink of famine, saying an estimated 100 trucks of aid need to be entering Tigray each day to meet people’s urgent needs. This is a resident of Tigray, who was displaced by the months-long conflict that started in November.

Letemariam: “I couldn’t sleep at night and think straight at day, thinking about what to feed my kids. I still think about how to provide for my kids.”

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