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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 12 - 18 November 2014


Snapshot 12–18 November

Ethiopia: Waters have begun to recede from Leitchuor refugee camp in Gambella, but few refugees have returned to the camps so far, where alarming rates of severe malnutrition persist: 5.7% in Leitchuor, 7.8% in Kule, and 10% in Tierkidi. In SNNPR, flooding was reported, while in Oromia, water trucking has begun for populations affected by drought.

South Sudan: Bombing was reported in Maban, Upper Nile state, where over 125,000 Sudanese refugees are living. In Jonglei, heavy fighting has displaced about 35,000, while illegal checkpoints have been set up in Malakal Protection of Civilians site.

Nigeria: The Government is expected to extend the state of emergency for another six months, until May 2015, as a series of attacks and battles have taken place in the northeastern states. Mubi and Chibok, both taken by Boko Haram, have been retaken by government forces with the support of militias. Thousands have fled the fighting.

Updated: 18/11/2014. Next update: 25/11/2014