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Eastern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin No. 29, 1 Oct - 15 Nov 2013

Highlights

  • Regional food security in eastern Africa shows marked improvement.
  • Nutrition in Turkana Central worsens from Serious to Critical.
  • No polio in South Sudan, as political impasse hinders vaccination in Sudan.
  • More than 100 people dead and over one million others affected by floods since August.
  • More than 10 million people displaced in the region as of September 2013.
  • Agreement signed for return of Somali refugees in Kenya, as similar plans are made for return of Burundians in Uganda.
  • LRA strikes South Sudan after a two-year lull.
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
15 Nov 2013
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Theme(s): 
Conflict
Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Natural Disasters