Eastern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 27 | 20 June -20 August 2013

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 20 Aug 2013


  • Amid overall food security improvements in the region, some 12.9 million people remained food insecure as of June 2013.
  • Prevalence of malnutrition in Djibouti and Somalia is still above the 15 per cent emergency threshold.
  • Thousands of civilians are cut off from life-saving assistance due to insecurity in Pibor County, South Sudan.
  • MSF pulls out of Somalia due to insecurity.
  • Thousands of Rwandans to lose refugee status following the entry into force of the Rwandan cessation clause.
  • Proposed repatriation of Somali refugees from Kenya to be conducted in safety and dignity.
  • 118 cases of polio confirmed in the Horn of Africa region
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