Ethiopia:Over 800,000 Displaced People Face Cold and Heavy Rains

[Africa Renewal] Dilla -Over 800,000 internally displaced persons are living without adequate shelter and safe sanitation in Ethiopia, resulting in a worsening humanitarian situation further exacerbated by cold, wet weather brought on by the rainy season.

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Somalia:From Drought to Floods in Somalia – Displacement and Hunger Worsen, Says UN

[UN News] After four consecutive poor rainy seasons that brought Somalia to the brink of famine, the country is now seeing near-record rainfall, and with it, flooding that has already displaced hundreds of thousands of people, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday.

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Kenya:Malaria Control Strategies Reduce the Caseload – but Bring New Challenges

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s two major malaria prevention strategies – indoor residual spraying of homes in high transmission areas and the issuing of insecticide treated nets – have led to a significant reduction in malaria transmission.

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