The day after an unpublished United Nations document revealed that in the Ethiopian region of Tigray about 350,000 people in Live famine warned die United Nations on Friday that tens of thousands of malnourished children in areas that are difficult to access threaten to die.
“Without humanitarian access to reinforce our response, there are an estimated 30,000 severely malnourished children in exposed these inaccessible areas to an extremely high risk of death, ”UNICEF spokesman James Elder told reporters in Geneva.
The UN Security Council also announced next Tuesday over die location in To advise Tigray.
The unpublished document revealed that analysis by United Nations agencies and aid groups concluded that millions in Tigray desperately in need of food, farming and livelihood support to keep another slide in prevent a famine, Reuters reported on Thursday.
For its part, the Ethiopian government is skeptical of the IPC analysis, so die Observations of a meeting of the Interinstitutional Standing Committee last Monday, die Be members of the heads of at least 18 organizations, some of which are members of the United Nations.
A senior Ethiopian diplomat in New York, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed that die Government is skeptical of the analysis, is skeptical of the survey methods and accuses the classification of a lack of transparency and inadequate coordination with the responsible authorities.
On June first of this year, the World Food Program called for $ 203 million to be raised to help die Increase region.
In addition, it has been distributed since March in the northwest and southern Tigray regions, where 5.2 million people, or 91% of the region’s population, are due to the conflict.
According to reports it came in Tigray on fighting between government forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, die in November 2020 die ruling party in the region was.
Forces from neighboring Eritrea took hold in the conflict to die Ethiopian government support, and die Violence killed thousands and displaced hundreds of thousands in the mountain region, in of more than five million people live.
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