UN aid agencies have called for an immediate ceasefire in Ethiopia.
For more than two weeks government forces have been battling the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the main political party in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. This information has been informed in a report of BBC.
UN agencies say Ethiopia has no way out of the conflict zone and immediately need the ceasefire. They want to establish humanitarian corridors quickly.
The United Nations fears hundreds, if not thousands of civilians may have been killed.
More than 30,000 refugees from Tigris have taken refuge in neighboring Sudan. More than half of them are children.
The UN has already appealed for help for the refugees. The United Nations fears more than 200,000 refugees could move to Sudan in the next few months.
There are also fears that the country could become unstable if the number of refugees in Sudan increases.
The BBC reports that hundreds of people have been killed and thousands displaced in the countries after more than two weeks of fighting.
It has become difficult to get accurate information about the closure of all communications in the region.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says Ethiopia is facing an extreme humanitarian crisis.
According to a Reuters report, the political situation in this African country began to change radically after Abi Ahmed came to power as Prime Minister in 2018.
The two-decade-long bloody conflict with neighboring Eritrea came to an end with his hand. As a result, Abi received the Nobel Peace Prize just one year after coming to power.
Although Abi Ahmed was praised for establishing good relations with his neighbors, he did not take many steps to restore peace in the troubled region of Tigre. Abir was accused of cornering Tigers in the name of massive political reform.
The incident sparked a dispute between the country’s central government and the Tigre People’s Liberation Front Party, which has long held sway in Ethiopian politics. The bloody conflict between the TPLF forces and the Ethiopian central forces began.