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Eastern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin No. 37, February 2015


  • IPC confirms some 2.5 million people in South Sudan in Emergency and Crisis food insecurity, as economic pressure rises due to conflict.
  • UN Secretary-General calls on South Sudan leaders to expeditiously end the conflict.
  • Over 12,000 South Sudanese refugees registered in the region in January 2015.
  • Humanitarian funding for 2015 is ten times lower than at the same time in 2014.
  • Some $529 million pledged at High Level Event on South Sudan.
  • Political tensions and conflict in the Great Lakes region imperils the lives of countless citizens, including displaced populations in Burundi and eastern DRC.
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
12 Feb 2015
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)