Colombia

Monitoring Emergencies - Colombia 5/14/2014

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Department of Chocó. Alto Baudó municipality. Armed conflict causes the displacement of at least 2,631 indigenous Embera people from 27 communities. Shelter conditions are inadequate, and an indeterminate number of people were displaced to Puerto Meluk. Limited personnel and medicines at the local health center. There are difficulties in access and communication. Local authorities commissioned a verification, and a local humanitarian team is following up. (o.s: OCHA; m: El Espectador).