Women, the elderly and unaccompanied children are fleeing from violence.
“These poor people are in abject terror and when asked what they need, they replied PEACE. Most of them fled in the daytime without their family intact – children as young as 5 are missing from them – husbands missing – too shocked to digest the fact relatives were shot fleeing.”
Valerie Browning, APDA
Our partner, APDA, are working hard to provide life-saving support to internally displaced persons. Read their latest report from the field on the ongoing violence and situation in Tigray and Afar.
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The situation so far:
displaced people from Tigray are sheltering in Afar (OCHA estimate mid-january).
people served by an inundated hospital, which has only recently reopened.
casualties estimated so far, with many more people urgently needing treatment.
households are going to be supported by APDA.