Fighting in Tigray Leaves 4 Aid Workers Dead

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) reported that three of its workers have been killed so far while the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has lost one amid the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) reported that three of its workers have been killed so far while the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has lost one amid the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

According to the Agencies, the communications blackout imposed by the government and tight travel restrictions to Tigray made it hard for them to confirm the whereabouts and safety of their staff in the region.

“Sadly, due to the lack of communications and ongoing insecurity in the region, it has not yet been possible to reach their families,” said the DRC.

The IRC is still trying to determine what happened with their staff member assigned to the Hitsats refugee camp in Shire.

“Communication with the area is extremely difficult, and we are still working to gather and confirm the details surrounding the events,” announced the IRC.

Tigray is still sealed off from the outside world which raised concerns for humanitarian organizations who fear that the refugees might be devoid of basic necessities and facing inhumane conditions.


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