The full scale of the disaster is not yet clear. Up to 1.7 million people may be affected by the eruption’s impact on human health, water sources, crops, livestock – everything communities depend on for their livelihoods.
Humanitarian and development workers trying to reduce disaster risk too often ignore conflict in their interventions, researchers and policymakers said at a London event on conflict and disasters this week.
Sagar has affected some 160,000 people in the northern Horn of Africa, killing dozens and causing severe damage to infrastructure and economic loss, especially for those with a traditional pastoral livelihood.
The Ministry of Health, WHO and other key partners are implementing a ring vaccination to protect persons who have had contact with confirmed cases, as well as healthcare workers with potential exposure to EVD.
El complejo está ubicado en el Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional e incluye una bodega para resguardar ayuda humanitaria, vital para atender a la población que pueda ser afectada por desastres naturales.