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Eastern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin No. 36, November 2014

Highlights

  • Over 11 million people are living as refugees or IDPs in the eastern Africa region.
  • There has been an upsurge in fighting and displacement in the Kivus and Katanga region.
  • ICPAC predicts more flooding in December 2014.
  • The region is in chronic crisis with pockets of acute to emergency food and nutrition insecurity.
  • There has been a dramatic increase in internal displacement mainly in South Sudan and Sudan.
  • In order to scale up to meet response needs substantial new aid flows must be adequate.
  • Two more massacres in Mandera County, Kenya, 60 people killed.
  • World Humanitarian Summit consultations conclude in Pretoria.
  • IGAD launches its Resilience Analysis Unit (RAU) in Nairobi.
  • HDX, a humanitarian information exchange platform, also launched in Nairobi.
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
08 Dec 2014
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Theme(s): 
Climate
Environment
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Resilience