Conflict in northern Ethiopia triggers largest refugee flow in 20 years, UN increases aid
The UN refugee agency reported on the 17th that the conflict in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia has triggered a large-scale refugee wave “unseen in the past 20 years” at the border between the country and Sudan. An average of 4,000 people have poured into Sudan every day for the past 7 days Seeking asylum in the east.
UNHCR spokesman Baross said at an online press conference in Geneva, Switzerland that Ethiopian refugees currently enter Sudan’s Kassala and Gadarif regions mainly from three border crossings.
“The first-line response resources It has been stretched, and a large-scale humanitarian crisis is happening.”