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UNOCHA Daily Noon Briefing Highlights: Ethiopia

 World Food Programme (WFP) aid workers and volunteers distribute lentils to refugee families in Village 8 refugee settlement, Sudan, November 2020. The UN Refugee Agency says that about 43,000 people have fled Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region into neighbouring Sudan. © WFP/Arete/Joost Bastmeijer

Daily Noon Briefing Highlights – 4 February 2021


The humanitarian situation in Tigray is dire, as hundreds of thousands of people have still not received assistance.

Economic activity, electricity, communication and basic services remain largely disrupted, especially in rural areas, where two thirds of the population lives.

Banks remain closed, except in Mekelle, hindering efforts of the public administration and humanitarian organizations to provide basic services


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