More than 78,000MT of humanitarian assistance distributed in Tigray region: NDRMC
Addis Ababa, December 4, 2022 (FBC) – The Ethiopian National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) has announced that humanitarian assistance distribution in Tigray region has continued.
Since the peace agreement, more than 78,000 metric tons of food and non-food items have been distributed by the Ethiopian government and partners to the citizens in Tigray region.
The Commission told Fana Broadcasting Corporate that more than 72,160.8 metric tons of food and nutritious food have been distributed in the region until December 2, 2022.
Of this, 13,686.8 metric tons of food, 1,013.76 metric tons of non-food items and 575,908 liters of fuel were transported by the government, NDRMC confirmed.
It was mentioned that the government is distributing the necessary humanitarian aid to the areas where assistance partners cannot reach.
It is stated that 78,742.16 metric tons of food and non-food relief materials have been distributed by the government and aid partners.
In addition to the government, aid 23 partners participated in the humanitarian aid distribution process, the Commission added.
According to NDRMC, the humanitarian aid supply has been transported through the Afar-Ab’ala-Mekele, Gondar-Maitsebri-Shire and Kombolcha-Kobo-Alamata corridors.