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3rd December 2020 at 6:35 pm #380
school for 700 refugee kids from Tigray
A Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) school for 700 refugee kids from Tigray is up and running in 5 days in Um Rakuba in eastern Sudan. Refugee teachers teach in their own language. All families and single refugees will soon have received multipurpose cash. Very impressed by local NRC team,” Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council
Ethiopia Autonomous Media3rd December 2020 at 6:43 pm #381
secure access for humanitarian personnel & services
UN Ethiopia and Ethiopian Government have signed an agreement that seeks to enable unimpeded, sustained and secure access for humanitarian personnel & services to areas under the control of the Federal Gov’t in Tigray, & the bordering areas of Amhara & Afar regions.
It’s high time to help Ethiopia by sending UN peacekeeping mission before it’s too late!
Everyone is there to oppose, under the guise of Human rights but none has been helping them for last 1 month, except Sudan , to get back them to their country of origin.
The Savage neftegna militia is mass killing Tegarus in west Tigrai including children and women The shabia army is looting everything from the north, the federal army is bombing Tigrai infrastructures deliberately and we are told the war is with TPLF The last 3 weeks showed the people of Tigray what is coming. As every war is full of surprises stay tuned for this one!
That was the heinous plan to begin with. Before the war not a word from UN Ethiopia. Now got rid of the legitimate Tigray regional state government and allowing the illegitimate Ethiopia government whom the main reason for the invasion,genocide killing,atrocities, massacres and displacement act charitable sound cruel.
Ethiopia Autonomous Media3rd December 2020 at 6:49 pm #382
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu & his wife Sara
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu & his wife Sara attended the welcoming ceremony for the first group of immigrants from Ethiopia as part of Operation “Tzur Yisrael”
“Brothers and sisters of ours, immigrants from Ethiopia, we are so moved to welcome you here. Welcome to Israel!”
Ethiopia Autonomous Media3rd December 2020 at 6:54 pm #3833rd December 2020 at 6:57 pm #3843rd December 2020 at 7:03 pm #385
deadly conflict cut off Ethiopia’s Tigray region
In a breakthrough a month after deadly conflict cut off Ethiopia’s Tigray region from the world, the United Nations on Wednesday said it and the Ethiopian government have signed a deal to allow “unimpeded” humanitarian access, at least for areas under federal government control after the prime minister’s declaration of victory over the weekend.
This will allow the first food, medicines and other aid into the region of 6 million people that has seen rising hunger during the fighting between the federal and Tigray regional governments. Each regards the other as illegal in a power struggle that has been months in the making.
For weeks, the U.N. and others have pleaded for access amid reports of supplies running desperately low for millions of people. A U.N. humanitarian spokesman, Saviano Abreu, said the first mission to carry out a needs assessment would begin Wednesday.
“We are of course working to make sure assistance will be provided in the whole region and for every single person who needs it,” he said. The U.N. and partners are committed to engaging with “all parties to the conflict“ to ensure that aid to Tigray and the neighbouring Amhara and Afar regions is “strictly based on needs.”
Ethiopia’s government did not immediately comment.
For weeks, aid-laden trucks have been blocked at Tigray’s borders, and the U.N. and other humanitarian groups were increasingly anxious to reach Tigray as hunger grows and hospitals run out of basic supplies like gloves and body bags.
“We literally have staff reaching out to us to say they have no food for their children,” one humanitarian worker told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.
“We have been urging, waiting, begging for access,” another aid official, Jan Egeland with the Norwegian Refugee Council, told the AP. “We’re ready to go tomorrow. … It has been heartbreaking to be forced to wait.“