Update on Tigray, September 2022
On 24th August fighting resumed between the Ethiopian federal government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front. This ends the ceasefire which has been in place since March this year. Read more about why fighting has resumed here.
An emergency assessment by the World Food Programme has found that 29% of young children in Tigray are suffering from global acute malnutrition, with this figure rising to 65% in some areas. More about the assessment here.
Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, has spoken of the differing global responses to the atrocities in Ukraine and Tigray. He said "Maybe the reason is the colour of the skin of the people in Tigray". Read more here.‹ back