Somalia: Humanitarian Bulletin - February 2013, Issued on 13 March 2013

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 13 Mar 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • New data confirms a 9 per cent decline in malnutrition rates over a six-month period, but the situation remains fragile.
  • Health partners respond to reports of confirmed and suspected cholera cases in southern and central Somalia.
  • About12,000 refugees crossed the border back into Somalia in January and February, the majority from Kenya. However, conditions are not yet viable for large- scale returns.
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