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
- 700,000 people flee conflict to seek safety in Somali region of Ethiopia
- The Crisis Below the Headlines: Conflict Displacement in Ethiopia
- Ethiopia - Council conclusions (19 November 2018)
- World Vision East Africa Region Situation Report | October 1 - October 31, 2018
- President’s Malaria Initiative: Ethiopia - Malaria Operational Plan FY 2019
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.