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Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 20 October 2014

KEY EVENTS

  • More than 200 Eritrean refugees cross the Ethiopian border each day. The sudden spike in arrivals since September cause congestion at the reception centre.

  • Localized heavy rains since September produced flooding in Afar, SNNP and Somali regions, triggering displacements, and loss of lives and livelihoods.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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South Sudan Crisis - Regional Impact Situation Report #40, 15 October 2014

Highlights

  • WFP requires US$106 million for the next six months to meet the needs of new arrivals from South Sudan and existing refugees in all four countries.

  • The resource situation remains critical in all the four countries. Shortfalls may require WFP to implement ration cuts and suspend programmes, in order to prioritize assistance for new arrivals. This will have a negative impact on the nutrition situation of beneficiaries.

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Operational update of South Sudanese situation in Ethiopia (10 - 16 October 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 190,083 individuals. The average arrival rate of South Sudanese refugees to the Gambella region has dropped with commencement of rains in various locations in region.

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Elevation Map of Bench Maji Area, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia (as of 17 October 2014)

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This map illustrates the overview and the topographic features in Bench Maji Area, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia using SRTM 1" data with 30m resolution. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

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Elevation Map of Gambella Region, Zone 1 and Zone 2, Ethiopia (as of 17 October 2014)

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UNOSAT

This map illustrates the overview and the topographic features in Gambella region, zone 1 and zone 2 in Ethiopia using SRTM 1" data with 30m resolution. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

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Elevation Map of Sherloke Area, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia (as of 17 October 2014)

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UNOSAT

This map illustrates the landscape and the topographic features in Sherloke area using SRTM 1" data with 30m resolution.This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

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Ethiopia Situation Report #22, 16 October 2014

Highlights

-According to UNHCR as of 10 October about 189,775 refugees had arrived to Ethiopia from South Sudan since mid-December 2013. The main entry points continue to be Pagak, Burubiey and Akobo Tergole.

  • Road to Leitchour and Nip Nip camps still cut off due to the floods. Only way to transport food is through river.

  • WFP Ethiopia has so far moved over 27,530 mt of food commodities to South Sudan by air, road and river through the cross-border operation.

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Sectors Indicators Matrix: Gambella Emergency Response (as of 01-October-2014 )

This matrix is prepared and published monthly, representing what happened in various sectors in the particular reference month. This indicators matrix is a step towards showing a comprehensive picture of the current situation in Gambella region and establishing a basis for initial trend and gap analysis.

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Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 13 October 2014

KEY EVENTS

Relief food beneficiaries in nutrition hotspot priority two and three woredas did not receive the fifth round release food ration due to due to delays in the 2014 HRD mid-review.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Operational update of South Sudanese situation in Ethiopia (2 - 9 October 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 189,539 individuals. The average arrival rate of South Sudanese refugees to the Gambella region has dropped with commencement of rains in various locations in region.

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Ethiopia Situation Report #21, 10 October 2014

Highlights

  • According to UNHCR as of 3 October about 189,540 refugees had arrived to Ethiopia from South Sudan since mid-December 2013. The main entry points continue to be Pagak, Burubiey and Akobo Tergole.

  • The road inaccessibility to camps due to the floods continues to affect all humanitarian interventions in Leitchuor and Nip Nip camps.

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“For children, The Red T-Shirt Means Safety”

I always feel proud to work for Save the Children but never more so than taking a group of guests, including HRH the Princess Royal, President of Save the Children, to visit Tierkidi refugee camp in Ethiopia, which is sheltering 50,000 South Sudanese refugees.

I asked my colleagues what our red Save the Children t-shirts mean to people. “For children,” they replied, “the red t-shirt means safety”.

A wave of excitable schoolchildren

For a brief time, I lost my guests as a wave of hundreds of schoolchildren left their classrooms.

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Ethiopia: UNHCR Operational Update, 26 September - 1 October 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 189,539 individuals, with the number continuing to increase daily. A total of 1,411 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Ethiopia during the month of September, through the three entry points of Akobo, Burbiey and Pagak.