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Red Cross Flies First Delivery of Relief Supplies in Months to Tigray
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Red Cross Flies First Delivery of Relief Supplies in Months to Tigray

For the first time in four months, an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) flight with relief supplies has arrived in Ethiopia's civil war-ravaged region of Tigray.   The plane with urgently needed medicines landed on Wednesday in Mek'ele, the capital of Tigray. The ICRC has announced this in Geneva, Switzerland. More flights with medical supplies and a humanitarian convoy overland are planned. In addition, the ICRC will assist health facilities in the Amhara and Afar regions, where health care is also severely affected. "This aid could save thousands of lives, and I cannot repeat enough how important it is that these deliveries continue to happen," said Apollo Barasa. He heads the ICRC's operations in Ethiopia, of the first relief flight. The World Health Organization ...