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Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 30 March 2015

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Key Issues:

  • Resource shortfalls are reported for the second and third rounds relief food ration for 2015.

  • Seasonal rains started in most woredas. Assessment in the coming days will determine the impact of the rains on availability of water and pasture.

  • The Japanese Government donated US$11.8 million to assist South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Gambella region. UNHCR will receive $5.8 million, WFP $5 million and WHO $1 million.

  • UNHCR is expediting the development of the new Jewi camp in Gambella to relocate more than 48,000 flood-affected South Sudanese refugees from Leitchuor camp. Additional camp sites are needed to accommodate new arrivals.

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