Eastern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 23, 15 Feb - 21 Mar 2013

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 21 Mar 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The African Development Bank has allocated $140.5 million to resilience efforts.

  • Peace agreements for DRC and Sudan/South Sudan have been signed amid continuing concerns.

  • Refugees continue to flee DRC and Sudan. Some 12,000 Somalis left Kenya for Somalia despite challenging conditions.

  • Food security has generally improved across the region, though 16 million people are still facing crisis and emergency conditions.

  • Peace holds in Kenya voting despite some violence.

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