Pacific: Republic of the Marshall Islands Drought Situation Report No. 3 (as of 21 May 2013)
The state of ‘drought’ disaster proclaimed by the President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands on 8 May 2013 will remain in effect for 30 days from the proclamation date, unless reissued by the Republic of the Marshall Islands Cabinet.
Four clusters (Food Security, Health, Logistics and WASH) have been established to support coordination of the Emergency Operations Centre.
Strategic response plans have been developed by the Food Security, Health and WASH clusters.
Drought conditions persist in the northern Marshall Islands. Very dry weather is expected during the next few weeks in the northern atolls.