TEGARU DISASTER RELIEF FUND Press & News 24 Jun: Tigray Region Humanitarian Update The Northern Ethiopia Response Plan is facing a significant funding gap of US$364 million until the end of the year. 10 Jun: US-EU High-Level Roundtable on the humanitarian emergency in Tigray On 10 June 2021, the US and the EU held a virtual high-level meeting to discuss the worsening humanitarian situation in Tigray, Ethiopia. 10 Jun: 350,000 people in famine conditions in Ethiopia’s Tigray Millions more across Tigray require urgent food and agriculture support to avert further slide towards famine, an analysis says. 13 May: Eritrean troops disguised as Ethiopian military are blocking critical aid in Tigray A CNN team traveling through Tigray's central zone witnessed Eritrean soldiers, some disguising themselves in old Ethiopian military uniforms, manning checkpoints, obstructing and occupying critical aid routes, roaming the halls of one of the region's few operating hospitals and threatening medical staff. 06 Apr: Starving Tigray How Armed Conflict and Mass Atrocities Have Destroyed an Ethiopian Region’s Economy and Food System and Are Threatening Famine 15 Mar: Widespread destruction of health facilities in Tigray Health facilities across Ethiopia's Tigray region have been looted, vandalized, and destroyed in a deliberate and widespread attack on health care, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, sharing the findings of an assessment by MSF teams. 26 Feb: Amnesty International: The Massacre in Axum Between 19 and 29 November 2020, Eritrean troops operating in the Ethiopian city of Axum, Tigray, committed a series of human rights and humanitarian law violations, including killing hundreds of civilians. 27 Jan: Tigray’s children in crisis and beyond reach, after months of conflict: UNICEF Three months since fighting began in Ethiopia’s northern state of Tigray, there’s grave concern for the plight of youngsters there, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF has warned. 23 Dec: Interview: Uncovering Crimes Committed in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region The conflict has taken a heavy toll on the region’s civilian population. Here, Bader describes her impressions and some of Human Rights Watch’s initial findings. 05 Nov: Why Is Ethiopia at War With Itself? What led Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to conduct a military campaign in the Tigray region, and how has the fighting affected Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa? Where We Work The work of TRDF is touching the lives of thousands of people in Tigray. Due to the conflict in Tigray, millions have forcibly been internally and externally displaced from their homes since November 2020 and we are immensely working to reach those displaced by the conflict.To accomplish its mission, TRDF partners with local government agencies and non-profit organizations that are committed to help people in need by implementing solutions to solve the challenges they face.