Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 5 May 2014

Key Events

  • In Gambella, all existing camps are at or nearing full capacity with the increasing South Sudanese refugee influx. Addressing the shelter need of the refugees remains a challenge. Between 15 December and 1 May, 101,684 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Ethiopia.

  • To avoid further delay in assistance, the dispatch of the second round of relief food assistance started with the available resources last week despite the lack of resources to cover the relief food needs of 500,000 of the 2.2 million meher beneficiaries

  • A gap of 19 water trucks – of 49 trucks requested - continues to be reported in Afar (1), Oromia (3), Somali (9) and Tigray (6) regions.

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