First NGO aid convoy arrives in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

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    The first foreign NGO aid convoy arrived in the capital of Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region. The International Red Cross is delivering medicines and other items. Aid officials say clinics have gone weeks without new supplies, running water, or electricity.

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