Mali: Complex Emergency Situation Report No. 35 (as of 21 June 2013)

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 21 Jun 2013


· From January to May 2013, 31,188 people travelling from north to south were counted at the flow monitoring points versus 31,384 people travelling from south to north. According to IOM, this represents the first time that movements to the north exceed movements to the south since monitoring mechanisms were established in January.

· As of 20 June, 54 per cent of schools in the three northern regions had re-opened.

· Precarious water, sanitation and hygiene conditions in some parts of the country pose a serious risk of potential outbreaks of water-borne diseases.

· According to a report released by the Population Movement Commission on 20 June, internally displaced persons are estimated at 353,4551. To date UNHCR estimates refugees in neighboring countries (Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Niger) at 174,129.

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