Somalia Humanitarian Bulletin August 2013 | Issued on 15 September 2013

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 15 Sep 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The number of people in food security crisis dropped to 870,000, but an additional 2.3 million people remain on the margin of food insecurity.

  • Polio outbreak continues with 169 confirmed cases since May. In the last six weeks, no new cases have been reported in the epicentre – Banadir region, which comprises Mogadishu.

  • Aid organizations and the Federal Government of Somalia are trying to determine the gap and mitigate effects in the health sector after MSF pull-out.

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