The first bowl of cereal for The people in Africa from Ukraine as part of A recently signed agreement brokered by Turkey and the United Nations to prevent a global Food crisis docked in Ukraine on The United Nations said Friday.
The brave commander MV, who left Istanbul on Wednesday arrived in Yogni, East of Odessa on Black Sea coast.
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that Hodeidah will transport its wheat to the Horn of Africa of African country of Djibouti where it will be unloaded and sent on to Ethiopia.
Wheat will go to WFP operations in Ethiopia, supporting horn of Drought response in Africa as a threat of Famine chases droughthit regionHe said it is one of Many areas around world where is near-complete stood up of Ukrainian grain and food on The global market she has made life is harder for families already struggling with rising hunger. “
For several months, the fighting and the Russian blockade led to the production of grain in Ukraine, known as the world’s bread basket stacked up in Silos, send food prices sky-high f leading to me hunger in Africa, Middle East and parts of Asia. In recent days, many ships carrying grain have left Ukrainian ports under new bargain – but most of shipments were of Animal feed and went to Turkey or Western Europe.
But on On Friday, European Council President Charles Michel said that first shipment by the United Nations World Food Program of humanitarian aid for Africa will soon Loading then Departure, which is revived by the Turkey-brokered grain corridor agreement between Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations. websiteshowing the ship heading towards southern Ukraine,
the ship set to bring grain to Ethiopia. Although the European Union is not direct party To the agreement, she urged Michelle to “cooperate of All relevant actors key”To alleviate food shortages and hunger about world. The brave leader is expected to take more More than 23,000 metric tons, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure – only a small part of About 20 million tons of Grain that fell in Ukraine. The ship was expected to dock in horn of African country of Djibouti.
Ethiopia, along with Neighboring Somalia and Kenya, is in fists of drier drought in Four decades in horn of Africa. in thousands of people across the region they died from hunger or this disease year. Forecasting for The coming weeks indicate that for The first Once, it will be the fifth rainy season in a row fail to materialize. Millions of cattle, foundation of Much of the families’ wealth and food security have died.
“Millions of families will struggle to be twins with These shocks in Ethiopia, according to a new Evaluation of the Famine Early Warning Systems Network. “Needs food assistance in record levels with up to 15 million people in need of food assistance.”
While one shipment She is not expected to have a specialty effect on The crisis, described by the World Food Program as “important step” in Get Ukrainian grain out of Most affected country countries.
while the news Rarely gave a glimpse of Hope, it’s been compensated by constant fighting in Eastern Ukrainian region of Donbass, where a lot of Fighting is concentrated as the war approaches the six month mark. City of It was Kramatorsk hit By 11 missiles overnight. Seven people Killed and wounded 14 others in And around the city that remains Cuts off Gas, running water and electricity.
“Three-quarters of The population of The region You have already They were evacuated, because the incessant bombardment by the Russian army leaves civilians with no choice – either to do so die from wounds or from hunger and cold in In the winter, the governor of the Donetsk region Pavlo Kirilenko told Ukrainian television.
the threat of nuclear accident also looming in Eastern Ukraine, where the bombing took place hit a area This is it home For the largest nuclear plant in Europe.
Bombing continued near the Russian-controlled Zaporizhia facility through the night. Russian forces fired more More than 40 missiles in city of Marhanets, which lies across the Dnieper from power Factory. three people were injured in Recent bombing including 12-yearBig boy. Neighborhood city of Governor Valentin Reznichenko said Nikopol was also bombed of Dnipropetrovsk region.
The UN nuclear chief warned late Thursday that it was “extremely concerning” military Can activity in the nuclear plant lead to dire consequences.
The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, urged Russia and Ukraine, who We blame each other for Attacks on the factory, immediately allow Nuclear experts for damage assessment and assessment safety And security in the sprawling nuclear complex where “the situation was deteriorating very rapidly”.
He noted several bombings and explosions in Zaporizhia last The Friday that forced the closure of electrical power A transformer and two backup transformers, forcing shutdown of one Nuclear reactor.