Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 03 March 2014

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 03 Mar 2014

Key Events

  • As of 1 March, more than 61,300 South Sudanese asylum seekers arrived in Gambella region. To accommodate the increasing number of new arrivals, construction of a new camp in Itang special woreda started on 26 February.

  • DRMFSS released the new nutrition hotspot woredas list on 21 February. Sixty-eight of the 335 hotspot woredas were identified as priority 1, a decrease by 23.6 per cent compared to the equivalent period in 2013.

  • Four dengue cases were confirmed in Gode town (Somali region).

  • As of 26 February, the dispatch of the relief food rations for the first round of 2014 reached 19 per cent

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