The federal government of Ethiopia, the Tigray Interim Administration and other development partners are set to launch Tigray rehabilitation project next week.
Localized fighting and insecurity continues in rural parts of Tigray, though humanitarian workers have been able to access areas that were so far inaccessible in Tirgay region, particularly in cities, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said.
The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) appealed for nine billion birr in order to support a total of 2.53 million people,who are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in Tigray, Amhara, SNNPR and Benishangul-Gumuz regions.
Two US senators representing Idaho and Maryland have introduced a resolution that calls for targeted sanctions on Ethiopian military and political officials, it was learnt. The resolution was introduced on December 10, 2020.