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Eastern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 19 (23 November 2012)

  • Improved food security and nutrition conditions in Eastern Africa
  • More than 60,000 people displaced in the north of Goma as M23 takes over
  • More than 11,000 former Burundian refugees voluntarily repatriated from Tanzania
  • Kenya’s Department of Refugee Affairs allows a two-week refugee registration in Dadaab refugee complex
  • Water trucking operations stopped in Dawe Sarar woreda (Oromia) and Somali Region due to increased rain
  • The Kenyan Parliament and Human Rights activists call for investigation of military deployment to Garissa and Samburu districts
  • One in four children in camps outside the Somali capital malnourished, amidst spread of suspected malaria, cholera and whooping cough
  • Sudan begins a 10-day vaccination drive as yellow fever claims 116 lives
  • 10 cases, including 5 deaths of Ebola, and 20 cases including 9 deaths of Marburg in Uganda
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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
04 Dec 2012
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Theme(s): 
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Refugees and Returnees
Inter-Cluster Coordination