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08 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• WFP has resumed its school meals programme benefiting more than 7,000 students in 21 schools in Blue Nile State.

• WVI project helps 800 farmers in Blue Nile State increase their sorghum production.

• Preparations underway for establishing El Nimir camp for 11,000 South Sudanese refugees from Western Bahr el Ghazal in East Darfur.

• Aid agencies continue to assist about 53,000 Jebel Marra IDPs in four locations in North Darfur.

WFP resumes school-feeding in Blue Nile State

07 Dec 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • En 2017, plus de 4,7 millions de personnes auront besoin d’assistance humanitaire au Tchad.

  • Selon l’enquête nutritionnelle SMART de novembre 2016, 10 régions ont enregistré des taux de malnutrition aigüe sévère (MAS) au-dessus du seuil d’urgence de l’OMS (2%).

  • Le Tchad perd chaque année environ 9,5 pour cent de son Produit intérieur brut (PIB), soit plus de 578 milliards de FCFA à cause de la sous-nutrition.

05 Dec 2016 description

Les appels et plans de réponse dans 33 pays visent à aider 93 millions de personnes

05 Dec 2016 description

Executive Summary

For 2017, humanitarian partners will require $22.2 billion to meet the needs of 92.8 million people in 33 countries. The initial appeal for 2016 stood at $20.1 billion to meet the needs of 87.6 million people in 37 countries. This is in stark contrast to the $2.7 billion called for in the first six inter-agency humanitarian appeals launched in 1992. The last quarter century has seen an overwhelming shift in frequency, scale and magnitude of humanitarian emergencies.

03 Dec 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 1,250 people have reportedly returned from Chad to Habila locality, West Darfur, according to HAC.

  • 2016 harvest in Sudan is expected to be above‑average levels, as the 2016 rainy season has been favourable, according to FAO.

  • On 23 November, SPLM-N signed an Action Plan with the UN to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in conflict.

  • The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign has started in Sudan.

FUNDING

02 Dec 2016 description
  • As of 30 November 2016, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. Together the appeals are funded at $11.4 billion, leaving a shortfall of $10.7 billion.

01 Dec 2016 description

PEOPLE IN NEED IN 2016: 6.1M

PEOPLE TARGETED IN 2016: 5.1M

PEOPLE REACHED IN Q1 2016: 2.89 M

In the second quarter of 2016, the humanitarian situation in South Sudan remained critical, with the onset of the lean season, fighting and displacement in new locations, the spread of measles and the beginning of a cholera outbreak in June.

24 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• World Toilet Day: One third of people in Sudan have access to improved sanitation, with wide disparities between states.

• Donor funding for water and sanitation activities in Sudan has been decreasing since 2008.

• SC Sweden is phasing out health and nutrition services in 20 centres in South Kordofan due to lack of funding.

• The number of arrivals by sea to Italy from Sudan in 2016 increased slightly compared to 2015, the number of arrivals from Eritrea and Somalia has dropped significantly - IOM.

22 Nov 2016 description

Situation Overview

As of end of August 2016, nearly 2.5 million people had fled their homes in South Sudan since fighting broke out in December 2013, with over 1.6 million displaced people inside the country and 882,200 who had fled as refugees to neighbouring countries. There were about 196,960 people sheltering in Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in United Nations bases.

21 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Close to three million South Sudanese have now fled their homes since December 2013.

• Thousands displaced by clashes in Unity.

• Food security experts warn of unprecedented levels of food insecurity in South Sudan in 2017.

• Communities along the River Nile are worst affected by the cholera outbreak and account for 91 per cent of reported cholera cases.

Displacement spikes following insecurity

21 Nov 2016 description

PEOPLE IN NEED IN 2016: 6.1M

PEOPLE TARGETED IN 2016: 5.1M

PEOPLE REACHED IN Q1 2016: 1.78 M

20 Nov 2016 description
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IN 2016, HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLANS (HRPs) in the MENA region requested US$7 billion and have received $2.6 billion. In total, MENA HRPs are 38 per cent funded. Three new FLASH APPEALS address specific situations: in Iraq where the humanitarian impact of the Mosul operation requires $284 million; in Afghanistan where $152 million is needed to assist returnees from Pakistan; and in Libya where $10 million is needed for Sirt.

17 Nov 2016 description

17 November, 2016

Crises are not gender neutral, and this year’s displacement crisis in Darfur is no exception. This latest emergency, triggered by conflict in the mountainous Jebel Marra region, has disproportionately affected women and girls, including the thousands taking refuge next to Tawilla, an isolated small town in North Darfur. Tawilla is about 65 km from the state capital, El Fasher, and up to three days’ walk from many villages in the Jebel Marra area.

13 Nov 2016 description
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Highlights

  • WHO reports that 11 clinics have closed and 49 are at risk of closure in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile due to funding shortages.

  • About 769,000 people (IDPs and host communities) are affected by these funding shortages. US$7 million needed to keep these facilities running for one year.

  • Over 4 million children aged 6-59 months were screened for nutritional status in AugustSeptember across Sudan.

10 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Above average harvest expected for 2016-2017 season, according to FEWS NET.
  • Sorghum and millet prices decreased by 5 and 25 per cent between August - September and could decline further, FEWS NET reports.
  • Sudan’s Food Security Technical Secretariat reports improvement in nutrition in Blue Nile State.
  • The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation will fund two projects in eastern Sudan aimed at improving WASH situation and preventing malnutrition.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

06 Nov 2016 description

Notes

  • In Sortony and Tawilla, authorities halted IOM's registration and verification processes in mid-February. As a result, figures underwent revision and have now been amended according to WFP's latest beneficiary figure in July.

  • In Boori and Wadi Boori, confirmation on reported displacement to the area and / or to other areas remains impossible due to insufficient humanitarian access.

  • All HAC return figures are considered as reported as there has been no verification.

03 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 32,000 IDPs return to their homes in Um Dukhun locality, Central Darfur.

  • 53,000 IDPs from Jebel Marra have taken refuge in North Darfur’s Sortony and Tawilla localities as well as in Kebkabiya town and Shadad camp.

  • To date, 96,500 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan in 2016, of whom 55,700 (58 per cent) are in East Darfur State.

  • IFRC launches a knowledgesharing migration platform to assist organisations support vulnerable migrants.

FIGURES 2016 HRP