Tigray: Aid operations ‘about to grind to a halt’, warns WFP

Aid and food distribution operations in northern Ethiopia are about “to grind to a halt” amid ongoing fighting, bloodshed and a lack of funding that is making humanitarian access impossible, the UN World Food Programme, WFP, said on Friday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2022/01/1109802

‘Free, unfettered access’ needed to assist millions in war-torn Tigray

02 Jul 2021

The World Food Programme (WFP) has resumed operations in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, after fighting halted the emergency response last week, although the agency warned on Friday that “serious challenges” continue to threaten the entire humanitarian response.  

Ethiopia: Massive fuel theft puts WFP operations in Tigray at risk

25 Aug 2022

The robbery of over half a million tonnes of fuel from the World Food Programme (WFP) in Ethiopia’s Tigray region will make it impossible to continue operations that support millions of hungry people, the UN agency said on Thursday.


9.4 million people are ‘living their worst nightmare’ in northern Ethiopia due to ongoing conflict 

26 Nov 2021

The number of people in need of humanitarian food assistance across northern Ethiopia has spiked as a direct result of ongoing conflict, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.