(Martinplaut.com) The European Union must immediately appoint senior High-level Envoys for the Horn to engage in and provide support to international, in particular African, efforts to curb the crisis in the Horn of Africa.
The UN has called for an immediate ceasefire of all hostilities. According to the UN, 4.000 people a day are fleeing to Sudan from Ethiopia. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr Filippo Grandi, has called for a humanitarian corridor to reach the 96.000 refugees and internally displaced persons in refugee camps in Sudan and in Northern Ethiopia. The UN is already preparing to receive 200.000 refugees in Sudan. Continue Reading