More than 350,000 suffering from famine conditions in Ethiopia’s Tigray, says UN

Aid chief says situation is worst since the 2011 famine in Somalia that led to the deaths of an estimated 250,000 people

More than 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region are suffering famine conditions, with millions more at risk, according to an analysis by UN agencies and aid groups that blamed conflict for the worst food crisis in a decade.

“There is famine now in Tigray,” the UN aid chief, Mark Lowcock, said on Thursday after the release of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis.

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