According to local media reports, Ethiopia’s National Disaster Risk Management Committee said on December 10 that humanitarian assistance to Tigray State had recently arrived.
The committee said that 30 trucks carried more than 1,200 tons of wheat to Merclay, the capital of Ty on that day. In addition, on the 9th, they also delivered 44 trucks of supplies to the town of Shire, and emergency food aid arriving in other towns is also being distributed to the local residents.
Mitaku Kasa, Commissioner of the National Disaster Management Committee of Ethiopia, said that the assistance provided by the Ethiopian government mainly includes rice, flour, wheat and other food, and they plan to provide an additional 15,000 tons of assistance to the Tigray region.
In addition, Ethiopian Electric said it would fully resume power supply in the Tigray area on Sunday (December 13).
Since the outbreak of armed conflict in Tigray State, Ethiopia on November 4, about 2 million people in the state and its surrounding areas have urgently needed humanitarian assistance, and nearly 1 million people have been displaced by the conflict.