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Ethiopia: Update #2 on renewed influx from Eritrea – 5 October 2018

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Eritrea, Ethiopia The reopening of the border crossing points between Eritrea and Ethiopia has resulted in a significant increase in the number of new arrivals from Eritrea, with the average daily rate of arrivals increasing from 53 to approximately 390 individuals. Between 12 September and 02 October 2018, a total of 6,779 refugees were registered at the Endabaguna Reception Centre with a further 2,725 others at the border points awaiting relocation to Endabaguna. Approximately 4,000 have already been transferred to the camps. Communal hangars as well as water and sanitation facilities are being put in place at the two main entry points-Zalambesa and Rama- through which the vast majority of the new arrivals are crossing. IOM is providing transport support from the border to the Reception Centre and onward to the camps while
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