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The United Nations warned on Tuesday that more than 90% of the people in Ethiopia’s war-torn region of Tigray need emergency food aid.The UN World Food Program (WFP) was tense as officials have applied for $203 million (€166 million) to tackle the matter of hunger there.

According to sources, WFP said that “A total of 5.2 million people, like 91% of Tigray’s population, need emergency food assistance thanks to the conflict.”  “We are deeply concerned at the number of people we see in need of nutrition support and emergency food assistance.” The UN’s World Food Program has voiced worries that after seven months of fighting people need help. Last week, a senior UN official warned the UN Security Council that urgent measures were needed to avoid famine in Tigray.

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