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23 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

94,693\*
South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 14 Aug)

947,383\*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 14 Aug (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

973,000
Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)

259,796
Refugees in South Sudan

1.61 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan

FUNDING (as of 02 August)

23 Aug 2016 description

Overwhelmed aid agencies in Uganda are armed with insufficient resources to respond to South Sudanese refugees spilling across the border, after renewed violence pushed over 85,000 people into Uganda’s West Nile region since July.

22 Aug 2016 description
report Uganda Red Cross

Uganda Red Cross Volunteers on June 26th braved the night, cold and bloody boarder of Nimule – Connecting Uganda to South Sudan in rescue of refugees fleeing uncertainty when fighting broke out in Wau, South Sudan forcing thousands of people to flee to Uganda. The situation has since been tense and alarming. Hundreds of lives have been claimed in the fights and many more rescued because of the presence of Humanitarian support from key players like Uganda Red Cross.

22 Aug 2016 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il a été publié par OCHA et couvre la période du 11 au 18 aout 2016

Faits saillants

  • Deux organisations humanitaires suspendent leurs activités, à Mitwaba, à cause de l’insécurité

  • Près de 764 000 personnes sont ciblées pour la vaccination contre la fièvre jaune dans les zones de santé de Dilolo, Kapanga, Kasaji et Sandoa

  • ASF compte distribuer 8 millions de moustiquaires imprégnées dans les provinces de l’ex-Katanga

19 Aug 2016 description
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MBANDAKA (EQUATEUR) 19 août 2016. Face à la progression de l’épidémie de choléra dans les provinces situées le long du fleuve Congo et dans celles endémiques de l’Est de la RDC, l’OMS a déployé dans la province de l’Equateur une équipe composée de trois experts épidémiologistes, 3 experts en Eau, Hygiène et Assainissement et de quatre experts en communication du risque, mobilisation sociale, et engagement communautaire pour renforcer l’appui technique sur place et parvenir à interrompre la chaîne de transmission de la maladie.

18 Aug 2016 description
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KINSHASA, 17 août 2016. Près d’une trentaine d’experts du Ministère de la Santé Publique et de l’OMS (épidémiologistes, logisticiens, mobilisateurs sociaux, spécialistes en eau, hygiène et assainissement etc.) ont reçu le 11 août dernier un briefing de renforcement des capacités relatives aux mesures efficaces de lutte contre le choléra avant leur déploiement dans les provinces les plus touchées.

17 Aug 2016 description
report Malteser

According to new UN figures, six million people – or more than half of the total population – are in need of humanitarian aid in South Sudan, the world’s newest independent country. Unrest returned to the country as it celebrated five years of independence at the beginning of July, almost a year since the conclusion of a tentative ceasefire that put a hold on years of bloody civil war. Since then, persistent outbreaks of violence have kept South Sudan and the international community on edge.

16 Aug 2016 description
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BURKINA FASO

26 000 PERSONNES AFFECTÉES PAR LES INONDATIONS

Depuis juin, des pluies torrentielles et des inondations ont affecté plus de 26 000 personnes au Burkina Faso, selon les autorités nationales. Au moins 12 personnes ont été tuées et 35 grièvement blessées. Les pluies ont endommagé des milliers de maisons, laissant près de 10 000 sans-abri. Les partenaires humanitaires consolident l'information sur les besoins et la réponse actuelle aux victimes des inondations.

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

16 Aug 2016 description

BURKINA FASO

26,000 AFFECTED BY FLOODS

Since June, torrential rainstorms and flooding have affected over 26,000 people in Burkina Faso, according to the national authorities. At least 12 people have been killed and 35 critically injured. The rains have damaged thousands of homes, leaving almost 10,000 homeless. Humanitarian partners are consolidating information on the needs and current response to flood victims.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

15 KILLED IN CHOLERA OUTBREAK

14 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • 13,889 Identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

  • 86
    Households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2015

  • 1,288,598
    NFIs distributed since January 2015

  • 1,671
    Shelters distributed since January 2016

Population of Concern

Total of people of concern 560,134

Funding

USD 272,100,000 requested

12 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

83,714 * South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports

933,506* Total South Sudanese refugees as of 31 July (both pre Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

973,000 Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)

264,204 Refugees in South Sudan

1.61 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan

FUNDING (as of 02 August)

USD 608.8 M Requested by UNHCR for the situation

HIGHLIGHTS

12 Aug 2016 description

Relief operations in countries hosting South Sudanese refugees are overstretched, and critically underfunded, as refugee population edges toward 1 million.

ADJUMANI, Uganda – When gunmen stormed her village in South Sudan, shooting at random and harassing residents, Regina and her disabled son ran for their lives.

“They came to my house and told me they would shoot me if I didn’t give them what we had,” said Regina. “It took us four days to come to Uganda through the bush without food.”

12 Aug 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 26 000 personnes ayant fui l’insécurité dans le Territoire de Nyunzu sont sans assistance humanitaire depuis bientôt un mois.

  • Epidémie de choléra dans les zones de santé de Kalemie et Nyemba : besoin de renforcement des efforts de riposte.

  • Plus de 5 200 personnes habitant la localité de Mbayo exposées aux maladies d’origine hydriques.

12 Aug 2016 description

Bangui/Brazzaville, 11 August 2016 – Amid an ongoing complex humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR), the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are working with the country’s Ministry of Health respond to a cholera outbreak declared on 10 August 2016 with 46 confirmed cases and 13 deaths from Djoujou, Damara and Bangui cities.

10 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

INTRODUCTION

Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. Leaving no child behind is both a moral imperative and a strategic priority for the development of inclusive, sustainable and stable societies everywhere. In 2015, UNICEF worked with partners around the world to make that fair chance a reality.