Humanitarian Health Action

Ethiopia health situation

WHO takes urgent action to address health situation in Kulle South-Soudanese Refugee Camp, Gambella in Ethiopia

21 April 2014 -- Kulle Refugee Camp in Gambella Region, western Ethiopia, currently hosts about 35 000 of the 97 000 refugees from South Sudan taking shelter in three camps in the region. Almost 66 % of the refugees in Kulle are women and children. The WHO assessment team witnessed 22 April 2014 the concerning health conditions at the camp.