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.