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27 Jun 2013 description


  • Polio immunisation campaigns continue as new cases reported in Horn of Africa

  • Measles and Yellow Fever vaccinations underway in Ethiopia

  • The number of food insecure in the region has halved since the drought crisis

  • Chronic vulnerability remains with hunger-related deaths reported in Karamoja region of Uganda

  • Inter-communal conflict persists in Kenya

  • New influx of 20,000 South Sudanese reported in Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda in 2013

01 Oct 2012 description


  • Region to experience improved food security prospects for the October- December period

  • Outbreak of cholera and hepatitis E virus reported in Kenya, Somalia and Sudan

  • Some 3,000 Congolese enter Uganda, fleeing fighting

  • Nutrition situation significantly improves in Dollo Ado refugee camps in Ethiopia

  • Number of food insecure declines marginally in Kenya

  • Increased police patrols deter insecurity in Tana Delta and Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya

31 Aug 2012 description


  • Over 240,000 people affected by flooding in eastern Africa

  • 70 people killed by intercommunal clashes in Kenya

  • Ebola outbreak under control in Uganda as a new strain kills 11 people in DRC

  • Over 600,000 people have been displaced by fighting in DRC since January

  • A sixth camp in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia has been endorsed by the government

  • The flow of refugees and migrants from the Horn of Africa towards Yemen exceeds previous records

In this issue

06 Aug 2012 description


  • Regional food prices increase

  • Improved food security in Mogadishu

  • Ebola outbreak in Uganda

  • Moyale conflict

  • Border areas between South Sudan at Emergency levels of food insecurity

20 Jul 2012 description


  • Horn of Africa remains precarious
  • Crisis persists in Great Lakes
  • Deteriorating humanitarian situation in South Sudan
  • Urban food security of concern in Kenya
  • Gains in fighting malnutrition in Kenya remain fragile
  • WHO concerned by cholera in Kismayo, Somalia
  • Food security interventions ramped up in Ethiopia
  • Ethiopia works to increase refugee hosting capacity
11 Jun 2012 description


  • Region to experience increased likelihood of near to above-normal rainfall from June to September

  • Holl-Holl refugee camp in Djibouti opened

  • Government of Kenya resettles more than 2,000 people displaced from Mau Forest and other areas in Uasin Gishu District

  • Food security crisis (IPC Phase 3) feared in pastoral marginal agricultural lowlands of Kenya

  • Maize harvests in Rift Valley Province affected by Maize Lethal Necrosis disease