Global Emergency Overview Weekly Picks, 27 September 2016

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from Assessment Capacities Project
Published on 27 Sep 2016 View Original

Weekly picks

ETHIOPIA

Between 3 and 22 September, an estimated 17,000 new refugees arrived from South Sudan. An estimated 1,000 people are arriving each day, fleeing insecurity and food shortages.

NIGER

An outbreak of Rift Valley fever has affected at least 60 people and killed 23 in the border region with Mali. The disease has spread to 28 villages in three communes in Tchintabaraden, Tassara, and Abalak. Pastoralists are particularly vulnerable to infection.

SOUTH SUDAN

UNICEF reports 28.1% GAM and 9.1% SAM in Aweil North, Northern Bahr el Ghazal. This is among the highest level of malnutrition ever recorded in South Sudan.