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Ethiopia Conflict

Resource Hub

This resource page is designed to help our global community stay up-to-date with trusted resources on the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia.

A Tigray girl sits atop a hill overlooking the Umm Rakouba refugee camp, hosting people who fled the conflict in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, in Qadarif, eastern Sudan, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

News Reporting 

Tigray atrocities continuing almost a year after ceasefire, UN experts warn

Human Rights Watch: UN Food Award for Ethiopia’s Premier Ignores Wartime Abuses

Addis Standard: AU rights commission quietly liquidates inquiry on Tigray, removes trace of page from website

Foreign Policy: Don't Let Ethiopia Avoid Accountability

The Economist: War crimes in Tigray may be covered up or forgotten

Reuters: Hunger haunts Ethiopia's Tigray region after years of war

Washington Post: Satellite imagery shows evidence of new graves after Tigray massacres

Doctors Without Borders: Ethiopia: MSF calls for immediate resumption of food distributions

'We blame government and aid agencies': food relief thefts in Ethiopia leave those in need with nothing

Suffering in Ethiopia's Tigray region 'beyond human imagination' 

The World: 200% increase in 'severe acute malnutrition' in Tigray, UN says

AP News: Hunger kills hundreds after US and UN pause food aid to Ethiopia's Tigray region, officials say

The Reporter: Famine at the door

Prio: New figures show conflict-related deaths at 28-year high, largely due to Ethiopia and Ukraine wars

Addis Standard: Under five children dying of acute malnutrition in Tigray sharply increasing amid dire humanitarian crisis

Devex News: Opinion: USAID, WFP aid suspension in Tigray will hinder peace process

NPR: The Ethiopian government and Tigray have agreed to end a 2-year war

The New York Times: After Secret U.S. talks Fail, a Hidden War in Africa Rapidly Escalates

The Washington Post: An Airstrike on a kindergarten and the end of Ethiopia's uneasy peace

UN News: UN food agency ramps up deliveries amid worsening food security in Ethiopia

Online Learning and Videos

The Economist: Is the Ethiopian government covering up war crimes in Tigray? 

France 24: Hunger haunts Ethiopia's Tigray after civil war

The New Humanitarian Podcast: Politicisation of Aid in Ethiopia

Research and Analysis

Ethiopia: Ethnic cleansing persists under Tigray truce (Human Rights Watch)

Lowenstein Clinic finds Ethiopia and allies responsible for mass starvation in Tigray (Yale Law School)

The impact of war on the health system of the Tigray region in Ethiopia: an assessment (BMJ Global Health)

Situation Reports, Dashboards, Operational Guidance

OCHA: Ethiopia Situation Reports

Report of the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC)/Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Joint Investigation into Alleged Violations of International Human Rights, Humanitarian and Refugee Law Committed by all Parties to the Conflict in the Tigray Region of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Aiding Organizations

Tigray Disaster Relief Fund (TDRF)