UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said aid is not reaching as many people as it should as “very little is being allowed in” as humanitarian situation at high risk of deteriorating.
A UN spokesman said the key cause of the deteriorating situation is the very high level of insecurity along the road link to Cameroon where over 1,600 trucks, with 500 carrying humanitarian supplies, remain blocked at the border since mid-December.
There was no immediate comment from Ethiopia’s government, which has been fighting the Tigray regional forces since a November 4 attack on a military base there.
Negotiating an end to the rebellions in Sudan’s far-flung provinces has been a crucial goal for the transitional government.
After Moscow and Beijing wielded vetoes for a second time this week, only three countries joined Russia in backing its proposal to cut the number of aid transit points from two to one.
Libya's UN-backed government launched Operation Peace Storm in March to counter attacks on the capital and recently regained strategic locations in a major blow to warlord Haftar's militia.
The non-binding resolution was introduced by Democrats after Trump's order to kill an Iranian commander and retaliatory missile strikes by Iran dramatically escalated tensions between the two foes.
Residents of villages and towns in southern parts of Idlib province have been fleeing while regime forces have been pushing into the northwestern province of Idlib toward a rebel-held town, Maaret al Numan.
The UN Secretariat could default salaries and payments by the end of November, prompting the secretary-general to request immediate measures including reductions in official travel and delayed spending on goods and services.
The regime attacked a Turkish military observation post in Idlib, officials said. The Russia-backed assault on northwestern Syria has killed over 800 people, with the UN warning three million people are at dire risk if the offensive continues.
Members of Rohingya Muslim families identified for repatriation from Bangladesh say they do not want to return to Myanmar unless their citizenship and safety are ensured.
"The investigation will cover destruction of, or damage to facilities on the de-confliction list and UN-supported facilities" in northwest Syria, says UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric.
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