Colombia: Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 10, 01 – 31 October 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

• The number of IDPs increased by 131 per cent compared with September’s estimated figure (2,326). Between January and October 2012, over 40,000 people massively fled their homes due to the armed conflict.

• There was an increase in reports of security incidents affecting humanitarian access, confinements of communities and infractions against medical personnel, equipment and infrastructure.

• Effective coordination between humanitarian agencies and response authorities in Putumayo department mobilized US$1.1 from the Central Emergency Response Fund rapid response window.

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