Humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region examined

Humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region examined.

The International Development Committee will hold a one-off evidence session on the humanitarian crisis in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.
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Witnesses
Thursday 18 March
At 2.45pm
– Edward Brown, National Director, World Vision Ethiopia
– Steven Were Omamo, Representative and Country Director, UN World Food Programme Ethiopia
At 3.30pm
– James Duddridge MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Africa), FCDO
– Dr Alastair McPhail CMG OBE, British Ambassador to Ethiopia, FCDO
– Dr Christian Rogg, Head of the British development programme in Ethiopia, FCDO
Purpose of the session
The humanitarian situation in Ethiopia is worsening: on top of conflict in the Tigray region, locust swarms are ravaging farmers’ fields and covid-19 is having a significant impact on health services. Access is restricted to the region for aid workers.
During this one-off evidence session, the Committee will explore the situation on the ground from those in-country and the logistical experiences the aid sector is facing, and from the Government on the UK’s response to the crisis.


Humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region examined

(committees.parliament.uk)–The International Development Committee will hold a one-off evidence session on the humanitarian crisis in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.

Witnesse

Thursday 18 March

At 2.45pm

  • Edward Brown, National Director, World Vision Ethiopia
  • Steven Were Omamo, Representative and Country Director, UN World Food Programme Ethiopia

At 3.30pm

  • James Duddridge MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Africa), FCDO
  • Dr Alastair McPhail CMG OBE, British Ambassador to Ethiopia, FCDO
  • Dr Christian Rogg, Head of the British development programme in Ethiopia, FCDO

Purpose of the session

The humanitarian situation in Ethiopia is worsening: on top of conflict in the Tigray region, locust swarms are ravaging farmers’ fields and covid-19 is having a significant impact on health services. Access is restricted to the region for aid workers.  

During this one-off evidence session, the Committee will explore the situation on the ground from those in-country and the logistical experiences the aid sector is facing, and from the Government on the UK’s response to the crisis.

Further information

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https://committees.parliament.uk/…/humanitarian…/


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