25th November 2020
Conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia
The escalating conflict in the Tigray region of Ethiopia has caused mass casualties, while tens of thousands of vulnerable people flee their homes to find safety.
In a region already strained by humanitarian crises, this conflict threatens the survival of more than 2 million people, including existing refugee populations and displaced families.
As tensions rise, tens of thousands more people are expected to cross over into Afar region of Ethiopia where Islamic Relief has a presence, and a potential 100,000 people are expected to cross over into Sudan.
Islamic Relief is on the ground