Humanitarian Health Action

Eritrea situation reports

OCHA ReliefWeb


  • 14 July 2011

    Impact on the health of communities in the Horn of Africa

    The health and nutritional status of many communities in the Horn of Africa is fast deteriorating. The cycle of hunger-ill-health-poverty means that fewer resources are dedicated to health care just as health needs increase as a result of poor diet. Lack of water and precarious sanitation further increase the risk of communicable diseases.

  • 8 July 2011

    Drought and food crisis in the Horn of Africa

    The Horn of Africa is facing what has been described as the worst drought in over half a century. Around ten million people in Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.



Map of the Migratory Routes of the Nomads in Northern and Southern Red Sea Zobas of Eritrea


Implementation of EPI/SOS in NRS and SRS Zones - Reaching the Unreached

Eritrea Highlights

Rapid assessment report Southern Red Sea Zobe Region

BioMed Central: Malaria Journal

A steep decline of malaria morbidity and mortality trends in Eritrea between 2000 and 2004: the effect of combination of control methods


Situation report

Emergence of resistant Shigella dysentriae bacteria in the IDP camps

September 2000 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) office in Eritrea would like to inform all UN staff, (resident and visiting), None Governmental Organizations, and other partners that the Ministry of Health of the State of Eritrea has notified an outbreak of bloody diarrhoea in one IDP camp namely Harena camp.