Humanitarian Situation

OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • Two airstrikes on Mekelle killing three children and injuring 10 people, according to health officials. Another airstrike carried on 20 October, injuring a number of people.
  • Between 7-13 October, only about 52,000 people reached with food or 1 per cent of the targeted population in Tigray, in which half of them received only one or two food items.
  • Fuel is still not allowed to enter Tigray via Afar.
  • The percentage of children identified with severe acute malnutrition in Tigray is rising on weekly basis and alarming at above two per cent.
  • Partners reached more than 807,000 people with food since early August in Amhara Region, including nearly 97,000 people during the reporting period.
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  • People in Need

    21,300,000 11% increase since 31 Aug 2020

  • People Targeted for Assistance

    16,300,000 8% increase since 31 Aug 2020

  • Children in Need of Treatment for Severe Acute Malnutrition

    687,000 24% increase since 28 Jan 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    14,000,000 20% increase since 14 Dec 2020

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    8,609,537 1% increase since 9 Sep 2020

    Source: IPC
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+) in Tigray, Afar & Amhara


    Source: IPC

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