Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 07 October 2013

Key Events

  • From 18 to 30 September, 186 suspected measles cases were reported from Wolayita zone of SNNPR, the majority (108 cases) from Kindodidaye woreda. More than half a million birr is requested for the response effort by the Wolayita Zone Health Department. UNICEF provided 36,500 doses of measles vaccines to the SNNP Regional Health Bureau. Similarly, from mid-August to 24 September, 128 suspected measles cases were reported from Degehabur woreda of Jarar zone, Filtu woreda of Liben zone and Kabridahar woreda of Korahe zone, Somali region. The Somali Regional Health Bureau has sent a verification team to the areas.
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