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  • Let's go to Ethiopia now in a stark warning from the United Nations refugee agency that food has run out in camps housing some 96,000 Eritrean refugees in the northern Tigre region due to the month long conflict there.

  • The Tigray region occupies the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and over the years large numbers of Eritreans have left the country off their birth, fleeing the government's military conscription law on political persecution.

  • The U.

  • N is calling for authorities there to give them access to the four main camps, warning of an impending humanitarian crisis.

  • Car Catania Bell Toll has been examining the issue from the capital, Addis Ababa.

  • Eso for the past four weeks have Bean saying this.

  • There is a potential humanitarian crisis looming and we were also talking about the tens of thousands of Ethiopians live fleeing their homes for because of this conflict and crossing borders to Sudan and the internally displaced people.

  • But one thing that we must we must remember is to dry is home to tens of thousands of Eritrean refugees.

  • Currently, there are around 150,000 Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia and among them around $95,000 in four camps integrate, which is now plagued by this conflict.

  • Eso the United Nations now is warning that unless unless some something eyes done right now, urgently, there might be running out off basic supplies like food and water soon.

  • Thes Eritrean refugees are trapped in this conflict, and it looks like that they have not been receiving much needed attention in the past four weeks.

  • Help us understand the history here off thes Eritrean refugees who are in Ethiopia because, of course, the two countries where conflict and at war for decades indeed for for close to deck close to two decades, the two countries have bean in war at war.

  • They have been fighting, and that means each country was supporting opposition groups against the other and also people who felt that their prosecuted will be choosing the other country.

  • Due to that reason, there are there have been a number of Eritrean refugees coming to Ethiopia fleeing mandatory military conscription or economic, economic hardship or even political prosecution.

  • Eso we've seen a spike in the number of Eritreans crossing borders to Ethiopia around 2018.

  • That was the time when the war was ended after after Prime Minister of a Hamas came to power on and try to solve that issue.

  • Eso There are a number of trained refugees now, Andi, it seems that they're attracting in this conflict now.

Let's go to Ethiopia now in a stark warning from the United Nations refugee agency that food has run out in camps housing some 96,000 Eritrean refugees in the northern Tigre region due to the month long conflict there.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/01
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