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IGAD and UN welcome Ethiopia’s humanitarian truce in Tigray

IGAD and UN welcome Ethiopia's humanitarian truce in Tigray NAIROBI, Kenya- Intergovernmental Authority on Development welcomed the humanitarian truce in Ethiopia, a shock assertion by the authorities in Addis Ababa, however appreciated with pleasure by the Tigray Defense Forces who fought towards the administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Workneh Gebeyehu, government secretary of IGAD,…

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UN involved over lack of funds to deal with drought in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia - The UN warned on Wednesday that it faces a essential scarcity of funds to deal with the devastating drought in Somalia, which has been "overshadowed" by different humanitarian crises, together with the struggle in Ukraine. The troubled Horn of Africa nation is ravaged by drought, which affected 4.5 million folks -…

Somalia drought triggers humanitarian and displacement disaster

Somalia drought triggers humanitarian and displacement disaster GENEVA - The UN refugee company stated on Friday the drought in Somalia was inflicting a humanitarian and displacement disaster, with hundreds of individuals fleeing their parched lands in the hunt for fertile territory and humanitarian assist for the poor. assist to outlive. In Somalia, consultants say, local weather change is more…

Former ‘failed State’ Somalia on fragile path to progress – UN official

Somalia has been riven by a few years of battle and extreme local weather events nonetheless, says Adam Abdelmoula, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator throughout the nation, there are indicators of progress amidst a bunch of ongoing challenges. “I arrived in Somalia in September 2019, twenty years after having labored right here beforehand. I knew that I used to be taking on a difficult project, however I used to be additionally wanting ahead to seeing Somalia’s progress Afflicted by a long time of battle,…

Ethiopian military assaults TDF as Tigray battle takes form

NAIROBI, Kenya - Ethiopian National Defense Forces allegedly attacked the Tigray Defense Forces , in what could further escalate tensions in the Tigray region, and possibly derail efforts to restore order in Ethiopia. Over the past nine months, ENDF and TDF have fought for control of Tigray, resulting in mass killings, population displacement, rape and torture. The two sides accused each other of atrocities in the Tigray region. State media report that the TDF under the military command of General Tsadkan Gebretensay…

UN warns of great humanitarian disaster in Somalia

UN warns of serious humanitarian crisis in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia - The United Nations has warned of the serious humanitarian crisis in Somalia, a country grappling with a multitude of conflicts, the main ones being flooding, inter-clan conflict, political disputes and the threat of Al-Shabaab. For nearly three decades, Somalia has struggled to build an economy that improves people's lives,…

The UN demands protection for humanitarian workers in the crisis in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia: The United Nations on Thursday called on all parties in Somalia to protect humanitarian workers who provide life-saving aid to vulnerable people in the country. Adam Abdelmoula, United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Aid Coordinator for Somalia, said there had been 146 incidents involving humanitarian operations in Somalia since early 2021 and that one humanitarian worker killed in the first seven months of 2021, and more five wounded, one kidnapped, and three arrested or detained.…

Report: Tigrayans forcibly disappeared in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa

NAIROBI, Kenya - Human Rights Watch report suggests Ethiopian authorities arbitrarily detained, forcibly disappeared, and committed other abuses against Tigrayans in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, in what now Tigray Defense Forces confirms allegations of mass killings in the Tigray region. HRW now wants the Ethiopian authorities to immediately report on the enforced disappearance of the Tigrayans, release those detained without credible evidence of a crime, and end all discriminatory treatment. On June 28, after…

Ethiopia: TDF accuses UN of mendacity as battle in Tigray escalates

Ethiopia: TDF accuses UN of lying as conflict in Tigray escalates NAIROBI, Kenya - The Tigray Defense Forces accused a UN body of misleading the public about alleged deaths in Galicoma in the Afar region, where the separatist group has been accused of opening fire, killing children and innocent women . Henrietta Fore, the Executive Director of UNICEF, released a statement last week accusing TDF…

UN: instantly withdraw Eritrean troops from Tigray

UN: immediately withdraw Eritrean troops from Tigray NEW YORK, United States - The continued presence of Eritrean troops in parts of Tigray has again raised concerns from the United Nations Human Rights Council, which now wants the soldiers to be withdrawn "immediately". Over the past eight months, the Ethiopian National Defense Forces , Eritrean troops and those of the Amhara regional…

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