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Horn of Africa Crisis Situation Report No. 30

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I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

• 250,000 Somalis remain in famine and four million remain in need of humanitarian aid almost six months after the declaration of famine in parts of southern Somalia.

• ICRC has temporarily suspended distributions of food and seeds for 1.1 million people in urgent need after having supplies blocked in parts of central and southern Somalia.

• On 12 January, two aid workers were killed in Galgaduud region, Somalia.

• Six persons were killed and four abducted in Wajir, north-eastern Kenya, during an Al Shabaab raid.

• President Abdirahman Farole of Puntland has banned internally displaced persons (IDPs) from southern Somalia from entering Puntland.

• The African Union has approved the integration of Kenyan troops into its mission in Somalia.

• The UN has voiced concern over inter-communal violence among pastoral communities in Kenya.

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