Monsoon 2011 - Situation Report No. 9, 20 October 2011



• The ongoing joint UN-Government Detailed Needs Assessment is expected to be completed shortly.

• 22 % of the assessed funding requirements have been received so far (79 million of 357 million US$ requested in the Rapid Response Plan launched on 18 September 2011). In the absence of additional funding, it is estimated that most stocks will be depleted by the end of October.

• So far, approximately 1 million persons were provided with food, while 500’000 persons received essential medicines. The provision of emergency shelter and water has reached 25% of the targeted population.

• Needs are increasing with the onset of winter, the outbreak of water and vector borne diseases, as well as the upcoming Rabi planting season.


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