First foreign aid arrives in Tigray as civillians recount the horrors

The first foreign aid convoy arrived in the war-hit Tigray region on Tuesday, as the conflict triggered a refugee crisis and humanitarian disaster. Ethiopia’s government launched a month-long attack on the region on November 4, battling forces loyal to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. The International Committee of the Red Cross said seven trucks brought medicines and medical equipment for 400 wounded as well as relief supplies to Mekele, a city of half a million that had been all-but cut off to foreign aid since fighting began. “This is exciting. … Continue reading First foreign aid arrives in Tigray as civillians recount the horrors