Exclusive-Some 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray in famine -U.N. document

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By Giulia Paravicini and Michelle Nichols ADDIS ABABA/NEW YORK (Reuters) – An unpublished analysis by United Nations agencies and aid groups estimates some 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s conflict-torn Tigray region are in famine conditions, according to an internal U.N. document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The Ethiopian government disputes the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis, according to the notes of a meeting on Monday of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) – made up of the heads of at least 18 U.N. and non-U.N. organizations. Famine has been declared twic…

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