Ethiopia—U.N. Report Says Famine Underway In Tigray

Reuters | 06/10/2021

About 350,000 people in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region are living in famine conditions, according to a U.N. document cited by Reuters. The internal U.N. document dated June 7 says that "350,000 people across Tigray [are] believed to be in IPC 5 famine conditions." The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) grades food security on a five-point scale, with five being the most severe and indicating an ongoing famine. The U.N. analysis comes from the notes of a meeting...

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