Humanitarian Bulletin Eastern Africa, Issue 18, 29 October - 12 November 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 12 Nov 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heavy rains to continue across region
  • Start of deyr rains results in flooding in central Somali Region of Ethiopia
  • Great Lakes: aid operation is “effective but not sufficient”
  • Insecurity plagues areas of Kenya
  • Plans for polio vaccinations begin; thousands of children still at risk in Somalia
  • U.N. Security Council extends Somalia peacekeeping force
  • Hepatitis E confirmed in Yida, South Sudan
  • Suspected yellow fever outbreak in Darfur
  • Uganda struggles to bring Marburg outbreak under control
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