Ethiopia - Tigray Region Humanitarian Update

Situation Report


The Tigray Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) meeting is convening weekly in Mekelle. The National Disaster Risk Management Commission has deployed senior staff to support the initial set up of coordination mechanisms. On 18 January, the Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator and a OCHA team were also deployed to Mekelle to support partners coordination and the ECC.

The United Nations and partners continue to engage at the highest levels with the Government of Ethiopia to coordinate operational details and advocate for access for humanitarian workers and supplies to respond to people affected by the conflict in Tigray.