Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
Most read reports
- UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report #8 – Reporting Period: August 2018
- ‘Wind of hope’ blowing through Horn of Africa says UN chief, as Ethiopia and Eritrea sign historic peace accord
- Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 63 | 3 - 16 September 2018
- Ethiopia - New episode of ethnic violence (DG ECHO, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 September 2018)
- Ethiopia: Investigate police conduct after deaths of five people protesting ethnic clashes
By EUNICE KILONZO Special Correspondent
Posted Saturday, October 19 2013 at 15:57
In the past eight years, fresh outbreaks have been reported in Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan. In Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania polio cases were recorded almost a decade ago.
The spread of the virus in the region is further aided by a highly mobile population with frequent travel across borders for cultural, social and economic reasons.
By STEVE MBOGO Special Correspondent
The Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism (Cewarn) monitored the incidence and patterns of violent conflict and noted a significant drop in the Karamoja Cluster that includes the shared border regions of Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan and Ethiopia.
A decline in conflicts has also been recorded in the Somalia Cluster, which includes the shared border regions of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia.