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12 Feb 2018 description
Tropical Cyclone Gita passed Samoa on 10 February with damage and localized flooding reported. More than 80,000 people in Tonga are currently expected to be impacted by the cyclone.
28 Dec 2012 description
Conflict and violence are on the rise in Kenya. In 2012 more than 118,000 people are estimated to have been newly displaced as a result of inter-communal and resource-based violence, linked to a combination of ethnic, political and economic factors. Tens of thousands more have been displaced as a result of natural disasters and development projects.
31 Aug 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS 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,...
11 Apr 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF report: despite recent improvements, outlook for the Horn of Africa increasingly worrisome More than 8 million people need emergency assistance NAIROBI, 11 April 2012 – The massive humanitarian response in the Horn of Africa in 2011 reversed the spread of famine and saved tens of...
11 Nov 2011 description
I HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES Increased attacks on civilian and police targets have been reported in Kenya this week, as the Kenya military incursion in southern Somalia continues. Humanitarian operations at Dadaab refugee camps and drought-affected areas of northeastern Kenya have been increasingly...
04 Nov 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES · Tensions remain high in the region as Kenyan troops advance further in Somalia in pursuit of Al-Shabaab militants. · Non-essential humanitarian operations in Dadaab refugee camp have been temporarily suspended due to insecurity in the area. · Heavy rains continue...