Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 23 September 2013

Key Events

  • In East Hararge zone, inter-communal conflicts between the Oromos and Somalis affected 90,000 people. A DRMFSS-led incident command post (ICP) made up of representatives of the DRMFSS, the Oromia regional, zonal and woreda DPPC, the East Hararge zonal water bureau, the NGO IMC, the Ethiopian Red Cross and Red Crescent Society as well as UNICEF and UNOCHA, was established to coordinate on-going responses. OCHA continues to encourage operational agencies to assign a representative to the ICP.

  • A team composed of UNHCR, ARRA, IOM, WFP, the federal DRMFSS and the Oromia DPPC visited the Moyale area on the Ethiopia-Kenyan border to assess the situation of the large number of Kenyans displaced into Ethiopia since mid-July. Food and NFI responses continue as discussions regarding WASH support are on-going.

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