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Grave concerns over ‘dire’ and deteriorating situation in war-torn Tigray region - May 28, 2021 UN News

“The situation of women and adolescent girls in Tigray and border areas of Amhara and Afar remains dire”, said UNFPA Executive Director Natalia Kanem. “We see alarming levels of sexual violence, and thousands of women lack access to health and protection services.”


Ethiopia: Amidst hostilities in Tigray, humanitarian situation remains ‘dire’ - Apr 07, 2021 UN News ‘No end’ to conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, warns UNICEF - Apr 20, 2021 UN News

Disturbing reports have continued to emerge of widespread abuse of civilians in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, nearly six months since conflict erupted, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.


Ethiopia: Amidst hostilities in Tigray, humanitarian situation remains ‘dire’ - Apr 07, 2021 UN News

The humanitarian situation in Tigray, Ethiopia, remains “dire”, the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday.


Deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees ‘scattered’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray - Mar 26, 2021 UN News

In Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region there’s deep concern for thousands of Eritrean refugees whose camps have been found burned to the ground, confirming satellite imagery and testimony from those who have fled attacks.


Probe announced into alleged Tigray rights violations: UN rights office - Mar 25, 2021 UN News

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) said on Thursday.


Tigray crisis: Children must be protected from harm, urges UNICEF - Mar 19, 2021 UN News

The situation for children in Tigray is becoming increasingly serious as the conflict in the northern Ethiopian region continues to escalate, according to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).