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Affected countries: Ethiopia
On 7 May 2013, six cases of Yellow Fever were confirmed in South Omo in the SNNPR region (WHO, 31 May 2013). By the end of June, over 130 case had been reported and the government, with support from health partners, has reached 480,000 people out of the 600,000 targeted by the second phase reactive…
Affected countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen
In 2013, an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) began in the Horn of Africa. Six cases have been confirmed, four from Somalia (Banadir and Bay region) and two from Kenya (Dadaab in north-­‐eastern Kenya). The first case was confirmed in Somalia on 9 May 2013 and in Kenya on 22 May. This…
Affected countries: Ethiopia
Heavy localized rains in April/early May have caused flooding in belg/gu rain-receiving areas, resulting in loss of lives and livelihoods and the destruction of infrastructures. According to the Somali Regional State Government, the floods displaced more than 7,000 households in Fafan, Jarar,…