Humanitarian Bulletin Eastern Africa, Issue 19, 9-23 November 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 26 Nov 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Improved food security and nutrition conditions in Eastern Africa

  • More than 60,000 people displaced in the north of Goma as M23 takes over

  • More than 11,000 former Burundian refugees voluntarily repatriated from Tanzania

  • Kenya’s Department of Refugee Affairs allows a two-week refugee registration in Dadaab refugee complex

  • Water trucking operations stopped in Dawe Sarar woreda (Oromia) and Somali Region due to increased rain

  • The Kenyan Parliament and Human Rights activists call for investigation of military deployment to Garissa and Samburu districts

  • One in four children in camps outside the Somali capital malnourished, amidst spread of suspected malaria, cholera and whooping cough

  • Sudan begins a 10-day vaccination drive as yellow fever claims 116 lives

  • 10 cases, including 5 deaths of Ebola, and 20 cases including 9 deaths of Marburg in Uganda

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