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UN: Food aid in Ethiopia’s Tigray now at ‘all-time lowest’

Andrew Cuomo

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says food distribution in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray region has reached its “all-time lowest” while more than 50,000 children are thought to be severely malnourished, the latest sign of growing crisis amid efforts to end the country’s 14-month war. Thursday’s update by the U.N. humanitarian agency says food aid stocks and fuel are “almost entirely exhausted” in the Tigray region of some 6 million people, where a government blockade was imposed in late June 2021 in an attempt to keep supplies from reaching Tigray forces battling Ethiopian and allied troops.

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