Humanitarian Situation

OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • Active hostilities remain the main access impediment for scaling up response in rural areas in addition to constrained communications
  • Humanitarian partners are scaling up response but can only fully implement with access constraints addressed
  • Three food operators have distributed more than 19,000 metric tons of food for the first round of assistance for 2021, reaching 1.1 million people across the region
  • COVID-19 screening started in all targeted 15 health facilities in Mekelle
  • At least US$443 million have been allocated to respond to the crisis but more is needed particularly for non-food assistance
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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

    11,700,000 176% increase since 3 Dec 2019

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

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

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

    1,959,797 8% increase since 30 Nov 2020

    Source: IOM

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