UN / ETHIOPIA UPDATE

01-Dec-2022 00:01:12
The United Nations continues to be concerned about the “dramatic” humanitarian situation in Ethiopia, a UN Spokesperson said. UNIFEED
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STORY: UN / ETHIOPIA UPDATE
TRT: 01:12
SOURCE: UNIFEED
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LANGUAGE: ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 01 DECEMBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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FILE - NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, exterior UN Headquarters

01 DECEMBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot press room dais
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The Secretary-General said, that despite the signing of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement, we have a dramatic humanitarian situation needs in areas impacted by the conflict in northern Ethiopia. This includes more than 13 million people who are food insecure, including more than 5 million in the Tigray region.”
4. Med shot, journalists listening
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“As access is gradually improving, we, along with our partners, are urgently working to provide as much support as possible to people in need, wherever they are. Aid deliveries by road, including some fuel, are continuing to reach Tigray. To date, we, along with our partners, have sent some 550 trucks with food and other aid into Tigray. That is in addition to the aid that the Government is supplying itself.”
6. Close up, journalist asking a question
7. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“According to the Global Humanitarian Overview for 2023, which was issued today, we and our partners are appealing for $3.5 billion to help more than 26 million people in Ethiopia in the coming year.”
9. Wide shot, journalists in press room
STORYLINE
Briefing journalists today (01 Dec), the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, said that the Secretary-General is concerned about the “dramatic” situation in Ethiopia.

Dujarric noted, “this includes more than 13 million people who are food insecure, including more than 5 million in the Tigray region.”

He explained, “aid deliveries by road, including some fuel, are continuing to reach Tigray.”

According to the Spokesperson, the UN along with other partners, have sent around 550 trucks with food and other aid into Tigray in addition to the aid that the supplying by Government.

Dujarric also referred to the Global Humanitarian Overview for 2023, which was issued today, saying “we and our partners are appealing for 3.5 billion US dollars to help more than 26 million people in Ethiopia in the coming year.”
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