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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 7 - 13 October 2015

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Chad: Violence continues to fuel large-scale displacement in Lac region. Suicide attacks on 10 October killed 41 people and wounded 48 at a busy Bagasola market and a refugee camp on the town’s periphery. Over 71,000 people who have been displaced since July face urgent shelter, food, WASH and health needs.

Ethiopia: 8.2 million people are estimated in need of food assistance as drought continues, and the number is expected to increase further in the coming months. Afar region is most severely hit, and pastoralists are particularly affected. The nutrition situation is deteriorating.

Djibouti: 1,844 Yemenis arrived in Obock between 29 September and 8 October following heavy strikes in Yemen. This is a huge increase compared to the 10–20 arrivals per week in July and August. The new arrivals are urgently in need of shelter. More than 28,300 people have come from Yemen since March, and an 12,000 will be in need of humanitarian aid by the end of the year.

oPt: 28 Palestinians and seven Israelis have been killed in an escalation of violence since 1 October. Over 1,900 Palestinians and over 60 Israeli civilians are reported to have been injured across the West Bank, Jerusalem, and other parts of Israel.

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