Monthly Archives: Dec 2020

UNHCR Seeks Urgent Access to Eritrean Refugees Trapped in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency is appealing to Ethiopian federal authorities for access to camps housing thousands of Eritrean refugees who have been without humanitarian aid since the start of the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region early last month. Food was last distributed to some 96,000 Eritrean refugees sheltering in four camps before the Ethiopian government began its military

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Eritrean refugees in Tigray need urgent humanitarian assistance: UNHCR

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Refugee Agency, on Tuesday called on Ethiopian authorities to provide “urgent” access to reach Eritrean refugees in Tigray region in Northern Ethiopia. A statement from the UN refugee agency, which quoted UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch, appealed to the Ethiopian federal authorities for “urgent access in order to reach Eritrean refugees

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