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WFP accelerates humanitarian operations in northern Ethiopia-



– The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said on Friday that it has delivered more than 2,400 metric tons of food, medicine, nutrition and other vital supplies to the Tigray region of Ethiopia following the recent signing of a peace agreement. .

The WFP said 96 trucks have transported more than 2,400 metric tons of food, enough to feed some 170,000 people, as well as 100,000 liters of fuel to the conflict-affected Tigray region in Ethiopia since the November 15, when the WFP resumed operations using the four reopened road corridors. .

He said that for the first time in history, the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service is conducting flight rotations to transport passengers and humanitarian cargo to Shire Airport in Tigray.

However, WFP said aid deliveries within Tigray are not keeping up with needs, adding that WFP and its cooperating partners urgently need access to all parts of the region to provide food and nutrition assistance to 2.3 million vulnerable people.

WFP’s fast-track humanitarian operation came after the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front earlier this month formally agreed to a cessation of hostilities after a two-year conflict. ■


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