Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 21 April 2014

Key Events

  • Assessment results in Boricha and Dale woredas of SNNPR suggest that the under-estimation of relief food beneficiaries and the absence/delay in Targeted Supplementary Feeding (TSF) interventions are likely parts of the reasons for the high increase in TFP admissions in the areas.

  • The rate of distribution of relief food supplies remains low. As of 16 April, 58 per cent of the first round of relief food for 2014 was distributed. The seventh round of relief food assistance for 2013 was still being distributed as of the same date (93 per cent).

  • The six UNICEF-supported trucks in Tigray region ceased operation last week after the full utilization of the allocated funds. As of 14 April, the 2014 humanitarian requirements for the WASH sector was 0.02 per cent funded.

  • South Sudanese refugees continue to arrive in Gambella region at a rate of 800 to 1,000 people per day.

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