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19 May 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

In February, the humanitarian situation continued to deteriorate, culminating in the declaration of localized famine in Mayendit and Leer Counties in Unity on 20 February. Some 100,000 people are facing starvation. and a further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine across the country. There are now 4.9 million severely food insecure people in South Sudan and this number is expected to rise to 5.5 million at the height of the lean season in July.

18 May 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

REFUGEES IN NEED (by end 2017)
1,497,126
EXPECTED new INFLUX in 2017
520,000

REQUIREMENTS (IN U$D)
960.17 MILLION TOTAL
673.19 MILLION
SOUTH SUDAN RRP
215.33 MILLION
DRC RRP
71.64 MILLION
BURUNDI RRP

SOUTH SUDAN – UGANDA REFUGEE RESPONSE PLAN

17 May 2017 description

This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.

17 May 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

37,363
(as of 30 April 2017)
Burundian refugees registered in DRC (new caseload of 2015-2017)

35,472
(as of 30 April 2017)
Burundian refugees biometrically registered in South Kivu (new caseload of 2015-2017)

28,528
(as of 30 April 2017)
Refugees living in Lusenda refugee camp

27,991
Refugees received food vouchers to purchase the food of their choice.

FUNDING

17 May 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RD Congo en collaboration avec les partenaires au Kasaï, Kasaï Central et au Kasaï Oriental. Il couvre la période du 5 mai (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°5) au 12 mai 2017.

Faits saillants

  • Quelque 23 700 nouveaux déplacés ont été rapportés au cours de la semaine écoulée, y compris –pour la première fois– une vague de 2 200 personnes dans la Province du Kwilu, portant le nombre de provinces de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) touchées par la crise à huit (sur 26).

17 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • Refugee continued to arrive from Burundi. During the period under review, 520 asylum seekers crossed into DRC in the territories of Uvira and Fizi (South Kivu province) according to headcount in the vicinity of transit centers.

  • During the reporting period, 338 Burudian refugees were registered with biometrics. Subsequently, registration had to be suspended because transit structures where refugees are registered and assisted before transfer to the camp were overcrowded, and no more new arrivals could be admitted in.

17 May 2017 description

Highlights

4,629 Refugees moved to Doro extension after displacement in December unrest in Maban as of 30 April 2017.

10,111 Refugees and IDPs received non-food items assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan in April 2017.

10,711 Refugees living in Pamir camp as of 30 April 2017

6,715 School materials including desks, exercise books and pens given out in April 2017.

16 May 2017 description

Avant-propos

La politique belge en matière de développement international subit de profondes transformations.
Dans l’élan des Objectifs de développement durable, nous définissons dans de nombreux domaines une nouvelle approche et endossons un leadership international, avec pour mot d’ordre l’innovation.
La Belgique joue un rôle de premier plan dans le domaine de la numérisation et du développement. Sous son impulsion, l’Union européenne a décidé d’accorder désormais une place de choix aux technologies numériques dans le cadre de sa politique de développement.

16 May 2017 description
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Preface

The Belgian international development policy is undergoing a complete transformation. Under the impulse of the Sustainable Development Goals we opt in many different fields for a new approach and for international leadership. Innovation is the key word in this context.

15 May 2017 description
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Full Appeal

Strategic Overview

Period January to December 2017
Current Population 1,769,241 (at 31 March 2017)
Population Planning Figures 2,130,500 Target Beneficiaries2,130,500
Financial Requirements US$ 1,382,909,571
Number of Partners 58

REGIONAL STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

Introduction

Latest Developments in South Sudan

15 May 2017 description

Crisis overview - Update since 28 April:

As of 5 May, approximately 1.27 million people are currently displaced by Kamuina Nsapu militia activities in the region since August 2016. This is an increase of 100,000 new IDPs since 28 April, and of 23% (8,000 new IDPs) per day on average since mid-April. As of 8 May, over 20,500 Congolese have fled to Angola since January.

09 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Bidibidi settlement, which is now the largest refugee settlement in Africa, is home to over 157,000 children from South Sudan who have arrived since the 2016 July crisis. Other new South Sudanese refugee arrivals are settled in Palorinya (148,381), Rhino (86,770), Imvepi (55,778) and Lamwo (5,738).

  • Cholera preparedness and response is expected to benefit from new Ministry of Health National guidelines for the prevention of Cholera and administration of the oral cholera vaccine (OCV).

08 May 2017 description

Suite à l’insécurité le long des routes du Kasaï Central, causée par l’activité de la présumée milice Kamuina Nsapu, l’appui de la MONUSCO avait été sollicité pour livrer les kits d’examens d’état afin de faciliter l’organisation des examens.

Le 29 mai, la MONUSCO a acheminé par pont aérien plus de 250 tonnes de kits d’examens d’état de Kananga à Luiza (180 kms de Kananga), pour les distribuer dans la ville et par la suite dans plusieurs centres au-delà de Luiza.

08 May 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

350,819*
South Sudanese arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 15 April

1,815,486*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 15 April 2017 (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

265,921
Refugees in South Sudan (31 March)

1.9 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 223,895 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

FUNDING

08 May 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relocation of Yida refugees and new arrivals continues: During the reporting period, UNHCR relocated 617 refugees including 117 refugees previously settled in Yida and 500 new arrivals to Ajuong Thok and Pamir. Cumulatively, Pamir refugee camp is now home to 10,711 refugees since opening in September 2016. In Yida, UNHCR registered 782 new arrivals. Cumulatively, 5,152 new arrivals have been registered since the beginning of the year 2017.

08 May 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RD-Congo en collaboration avec les partenaires au Kasaï, Kasaï Central et au Kasaï Oriental. Il couvre la période du 28 avril (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°4) au 5 mai 2017. Le prochain rapport sera publié autour du 12 mai 2017.

Faits saillants

07 May 2017 description

II. Généralités sur la mission

II.1. Contexte et justification de la mission

Depuis le déclenchement des hostilités entre la Coalition et l’UPC le 21 novembre 2016 à Bria, la zone Est de la République Centrafrique est en proie à une nouvelle escalade de la violence entre les groupes armés. Les implications, directes et indirectes de ce conflit parti de la Haute Kotto et la Ouaka sont de plus en plus en plus ressenties dans la Basse Kotto.

06 May 2017 description

Due to insecurity along the roads in Kasai Central, due to presumed Kamuina Nsapu militia activity, MONUSCO support was requested to deliver state examination materials to enable the organization of the nationwide exam.

On 29 April, MONUSCO airlifted more than 250 tonnes of examination materials from Kananga to Luiza (180km S of Kananga), for dissemination in town, and further distribution to several centres beyond Luiza.