Pacific: Republic of the Marshall Islands Drought Situation Report No. 4 (as of 11 June 2013)

Extract:

  • Drought conditions persist and humanitarian needs are urgent in the northern Marshall Islands.

  • The initial state of ‘drought’ disaster proclaimed on 8 May has been extended by Cabinet for an additional 30 days into early July.

  • The Marshall Islands Government finalized an Immediate and Near-Term Drought Response Plan on 31 May.

  • The total funding requirement estimated by the Marshall Islands Government is US$ 4.7 million. A significant funding gap remains for lifesaving needs identified in the plan.

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