Pacific: Republic of the Marshall Islands Drought Situation Report No. 3 (as of 21 May 2013)

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

Highlights

  • The state of ‘drought’ disaster proclaimed by the President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands on 8 May 2013 will remain in effect for 30 days from the proclamation date, unless reissued by the Republic of the Marshall Islands Cabinet.

  • Four clusters (Food Security, Health, Logistics and WASH) have been established to support coordination of the Emergency Operations Centre.

  • Strategic response plans have been developed by the Food Security, Health and WASH clusters.

  • Drought conditions persist in the northern Marshall Islands. Very dry weather is expected during the next few weeks in the northern atolls.

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