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World 28 Nov 2020 | 3:32 AM

Over 43,000 Ethiopians flee into Sudan amid ongoing clashes: UNHCR

ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Refugee Agency, on Friday disclosed that more than 43,000 Ethiopians fled to neighboring Sudan amid the ongoing fighting between the Ethiopian federal government and an insurgent Northern Tigray regional government.

World 27 Nov 2020 | 8:32 PM

Refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray set to run out of food: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 100,000 Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray region will run out of food as early as next week if parties to the conflict do not allow humanitarian access, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.

World 20 Nov 2020 | 6:37 PM

U.N. aid agencies call for ceasefire in Ethiopia, seek $200 million aid

GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations aid agencies called on Friday for an immediate temporary ceasefire in Ethiopia and the setting up of humanitarian corridors that would enable access to civilians after two weeks of fighting.

World 20 Nov 2020 | 6:20 PM

U.N. plans for 200,000 Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. agencies are planning for the possible arrival of 200,000 refugees in Sudan fleeing violence in Ethiopia over a six-month period, U.N officials said on Friday, with one voicing fears that the burden could "unravel" its neighbour.

World 17 Nov 2020 | 6:48 PM

'Full-scale' humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ethiopia - U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - A major humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ethiopia, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday, with more than 27,000 people now having fled heavy fighting to Sudan.

World 15 Nov 2020 | 7:45 PM

Number of refugees fleeing Ethiopia to Sudan surpasses 20,000 - U.N.

CAIRO (Reuters) - The number of people who have fled into Sudan from the conflict in northern Ethiopia has risen to at least 20,000, the U.N. refugee agency and local officials said on Sunday.