Ethiopia: Situation Report #3, 9 May 2014

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 09 May 2014

Ethiopia: Refugee Operation: Influx from South Sudan

Highlights

  • With the new influx of about 15,000 refugees following the attack on Nassir in early May, there are currently around 115,000 South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia who have arrived since mid-December 2013. The newly arrived refugees are currently in Burbey, awaiting relocation to the camps.

  • Food has been dispatched to Burbey, to assist the 15,000 new refugees there until they are relocated to the camps.
    High Energy Biscuits (HEBs) have already been distributed, while General Food Distributions are expected to start early next week.

  • WFP has moved close to 3637 mt of commodities to South Sudan through air-drop, road and river transhipment operations since the start of the cross-border operation.