Eastern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 33 | 11 February - 7 March 2014

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 07 Mar 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heightened risk of epidemics due to overcrowding and poor hygiene in IDP and refugee populations.

  • Normal to near-normal March to May rainfall predicted for most parts of the region, but dry spells to continue in some areas.

  • Flooding deaths in Burundi could have been avoided.

  • More than 12,000 Somali returnees from Saudi Arabia are stranded in already stretched and insecure Mogadishu.

  • South Sudan urgently requires funds to preposition critical supplies before the rainy season in April. Food Security and Livelihood Sectors largely underfunded.

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