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Ethiopia: Tigray on brink of humanitarian disaster, UN says

Supplies for more than 5 million people in need of food are running out, says World Food Programme

The Tigray region of northern Ethiopia stands on the edge of a humanitarian disaster, the UN has said, as fighting escalates and stocks of essential food for malnourished children run out.

  • Lizzy Davies
  • The Guardian

The World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday that it would be distributing its last supplies of cereals, pulses and oil next week to Tigray, where more than 5 million people are estimated to be in need of food assistance.

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