Colombia: Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 14 | 1 – 31 March 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

• Forced displacements increase.

• Illegal mining has become a protection concern and a driver of the conflict.

• The documentation of gender-based violence shows strong links to armed violence in Colombia.

• The rainy season began in March; more than 50,000 people were affected on the Pacific Coast.

• The new Humanitarian Coordinator arrives in April.

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