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  • The United Nations appealed on Tuesday for access to Ethiopia's Tigray state, where they believe camps housing 96,000 Eritrean refugees have run out of food.

  • A month long conflict between Ethiopia's military and local forces has sent thousands fleeing across the border into Sudan.

  • But Baba Belushi, a spokesman for the U.

  • N High Commissioner for Human Rights, said contact was also lost with four camps inside Tigre.

  • Our concerns are growing by the hour.

  • The camps were set up a decade ago to house people from neighboring Eritrea.

  • The camps will now have run out of food supplies, making hunger and malnutrition a really danger, a warning we have been issuing since the conflict began nearly a month ago.

  • We're also alarmed at unconfirmed reports off attacks, abductions and forced recruitment and the refugee camps.

  • Prime Minister Abiomed has declared victory and Tigre after the regional capital was captured by federal forces at the weekend.

  • But reports continue to emerge of clashes between his soldiers and the Tigre and People's Liberation Front.

The United Nations appealed on Tuesday for access to Ethiopia's Tigray state, where they believe camps housing 96,000 Eritrean refugees have run out of food.

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Eritrean refugees in Tigray may have run out of food says the U.N.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/03
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