Kenya + 9 more

Eastern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin | March - April 2015

Situation Report
Originally published



  • Government of Kenya calls for the closure of Dadaab refugee camp following terrorist attack in Garissa.

  • Fighting resumes in South Sudan as peace talks stall yet again.

  • Over 20,000 South Sudanese refugees received in neighbouring countries since February 2015.

  • Food security expected to deteriorate from April - June 2015 in most countries in the region.

  • More than 6,500 Burundian refugees flee tensions in Burundi ahead of June 2015 presidential elections.

  • More cuts in remittances to Somalia will affect coping capacities.

  • Sokola II joint military offensive against FARDC rebels in eastern DRC to affect close to 500,000 people.

  • Eastern Africa WHS consultation agrees on six priorities to improve humanitarian effectiveness.

  • IGAD calls for collective action to promote sustainable resilience in border areas.

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