UNHCR begins relocation of 20,000 Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia

Eritrean refugees

Eritrean refugees carry items during a distribution of items organised the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at Mai Aini Refugee camp, in Ethiopia, on January 30, 2021. 

Photo credit: Eduardo Soteras | AFP

The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, has started relocating some 23,000 Eritrean refugees who had been stranded at camps in the conflict-ravaged Tigray region in Ethiopia.  

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