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Eastern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin No. 37, February 2015

Highlights

  • 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.
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
12 Feb 2015
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Theme(s): 
Conflict
Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)