Humanitarian Bulletin Eastern Africa, Issue 16, 29 September – 15 October 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 15 Oct 2012

Highlights

  • Rains continue to pound much of region

  • Great Lakes crisis unabated

  • Burundi, Eritrea suffer from “extremely alarming” hunger

  • Food security expected to improve in Ethiopia as primary harvest starts

  • Flooding affects tens of thousands in central Somalia

  • Oxfam warns Somalia’s food crisis likely to worsen in coming months

  • Massive flooding to affect food security and livelihoods in South Sudan

  • Kenya Law on Internally Displaced Persons passed

  • Uganda officially declares end of Ebola outbreak; response ongoing in DRC

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