Humanitarian Situation Report
UNICEF Ethiopia-November 2018
- UNICEF and the Federal Ministry of Health have validated Acute Malnutrition Guidelines that revise the Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) for Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) from 11.0 to 11.5 cm. The change will have a significant impact on reported SAM cases in 2019.
- In collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF supported a yellow fever vaccination campaign from 16-23 November in nine woredas of Wolayita and Gamo Gofa zones in Southern Nations, Nationalities Peoples’ region reaching over 1.5 million people.
- As 2018 comes to an end, the Ethiopian Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP) remains substantially underfunded while the needs of conflict displaced populations remain critical. Conflict displacement is expected to continue through 2019.
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