Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 11 August 2014

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KEY EVENTS

  • WHO procured 200,000 doses of meningitis vaccines in response to the increasing meningitis caseload nationwide and ahead of the meningitis epidemic season starting in October 2014.

  • In Gambella region, monitoring visits and health assessments conducted since May 2014 revealed critical resource gaps in the public health systems of the refugee hosting woredas.

  • Despite the current near- normal karan (mid-July to September) rains in parts of Somali region, critical water shortages persist.

KEY FIGURES

South Sudanese refuge arrivals (since mid-December) 184,254
South Sudanese refugees awaiting relocation to camps 17,335

Source: UNHCR

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