Of the 147,040 refugee arrivals in Gambella region, IOM relocated 129,232 refugees to camps as of 14 June, with only 1,701 refugees awaiting relocation, mainly in Akobo and Pagak entry points.
All existing camps are at or nearing full capacity. UNHCR is discussing with the Government the need for additional camp sites to accommodate the continuing influx.
The rate of new arrivals declined during the second week of June, with below 600 new daily arrivals between 6 and 12 June, compared to over 1,000 new daily arrivals at the beginning of the month.
To reduce the risk of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) in the camps, ARRA, UNHCR and partners initiated an AWD prevention strategy.
38 per cent of the US$102 million required for the South Sudanese refugee operation in Ethiopia was funded as of 9 June.
It is still unclear how much of the US$600 million donors pledged at the Oslo Conference on 20 May will be allocated for the refugee response in Ethiopia.
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