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Eastern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin No. 33, 11 February - 7 March 2014


  • Heightened risk of epidemics due to overcrowding and poor hygiene in IDP and refugee populations.
  • Normal to near-normal March to May rainfall predicted for most parts of the region, but dry spells to continue in some areas.
  • Flooding deaths in Burundi could have been avoided.
  • More than 12,000 Somali returnees from Saudi Arabia are stranded in already stretched and insecure Mogadishu.
  • South Sudan urgently requires funds to preposition critical supplies before the rainy season in April. Food Security and Livelihood Sectors largely underfunded. 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
07 Mar 2014
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Natural Disasters