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UN food agency ramps up deliveries amid worsening food security in Ethiopia

As severe hunger ripples across northern Ethiopia, the World Food Programme (WFP) is ramping up efforts to deliver lifesaving assistance to three million people in the coming weeks to avert “a major humanitarian catastrophe”, the agency announced on Tuesday.

Around 3.5 million displaced in Ethiopia: UN's International Organization for Migration

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): More than 3.45 million people are displaced in Ethiopia, with more than half of them displaced due to conflict, according to a new report by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a UN agency.

Ethiopia: Victims ‘left in limbo’ as rights probe mandate ends

The UN-mandated Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia on Friday released a harrowing report on the “staggering” level of human rights violations and mass killings that have plagued the east African nation since the Tigray conflict erupted in 2020.

UN warns of heightened risk of genocide and atrocity crimes in Ethiopia

Following reports of continued fighting between government troops and local militias in Ethiopia, the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide is sounding the alarm about the heightened risk of genocide and related atrocity crimes in the Tigray, Amhara, Afar and Oromi regions.

Atrocity crimes still being committed in Ethiopia, UN experts warn

New York: Independent UN human rights experts are warning that there is “an overwhelming risk” atrocity crimes “will continue” in Ethiopia. in a new report released on Tuesday.

Ethiopia: Mass killings continue, risk of further ‘large-scale’ atrocities

In Ethiopia, war crimes have continued unabated almost a year after a ceasefire was agreed between the country’s Government and forces from the northern Tigray region, UN-appointed independent rights experts said on Monday.

UN and partners providing aid for vulnerable across Ethiopia as 1.2 million children suffer acute malnutrition

New York: The UN and partners are responding to disease outbreaks and an ongoing food insecurity crisis across Ethiopia which has left 1.2 million children suffering severe acute malnutrition.

Ethiopia: De-escalate tensions in Amhara, international rights experts urge

An international human rights body focused on Ethiopia has voiced deep concerns over the worsening security situation in the northwest of the country, particularly in the Amhara region.

Ethiopia submits request to join BRICS

Addis Ababa:Ethiopia has submitted a request to join the BRICS mechanism, said by the foreign ministry on Thursday.

UN suspends food assistance as Ethiopia wrestles with aid diversions

New York: Amid media reports of widespread theft of aid deliveries in Ethiopia, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday the immediate temporary suspension of food assistance to the country.

WFP plan aims to prevent further food aid diversion in Ethiopia

Following widespread diversion of lifesaving food aid in Ethiopia last month, the World Food Programme (WFP) has strengthened safeguards and controls in a bid to prevent further misuse, the UN agency said on Tuesday.

New settlement opens for latest Somali refugees in Ethiopia

New York: As part of his “solidarity visit” to Somalia on Tuesday in the midst of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday that he was on the ground “to ring the alarm on the need of massive international support” for the country.

Ethiopia: Northern aid access improving but some areas still hard to reach

New York: UN humanitarians on Thursday reported that aid access in the north is continuing to improve with aid operations expanding following last November’s ceasefire agreement, but some civilians in the battle-scarred region “remain hard to reach.”

Ukraine grain deal, Ethiopia agreement, show ‘power of multilateralism in action’: Guterres

Russia’s decision to rejoin the Black Sea Grain Initiative and the Ethiopian agreement to end the war in Tigray demonstrate the power of multilateralism in action, said the UN chief on Thursday, in a call for countries to also rebuild trust between the North and South at the UN’s COP27 climate conference in Egypt.

Ethiopia: Peace agreement between Government and Tigray ‘a critical first step’: Guterres

New York: A peace deal between the Ethiopian Government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) signed on Wednesday in South Africa, represents “a critical first step” towards ending the brutal two year war, said the UN chief.