Humanitarian Bulletin Eastern Africa, Issue 17, 16-29 October 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 29 Oct 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

Localized heavy rain showers impact Somalia and Kenya

Food security in the region has improved as harvests start to reach the markets

DRC Crisis: more than 772,450 people have been displaced in North Kivu since January 2009

Ethiopia: number of severely malnourished children declines for third straight month in August

Up to 3,000 IDP families in need of humanitarian support in Luuq, Somalia

South Sudan: health situation in Upper Nile refugee camps remains fragile

Marburg hemorrhagic fever outbreak kills five in Uganda

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