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13 Mar 2017 description

On 20 February, localized famine was declared in Leer and Mayendit counties, and food security experts estimated that some 5.5 million people would be severely food insecure by the height of the lean season in July. Over the course of the month, tens of thousands of people were displaced due to offensives in Upper Nile and Jonglei. In Upper Nile, an estimated 31,500 people were forced to flee continued advances by armed forces on the western bank of the River Nile. About 18,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) reportedly arrived in Kodok and over 13,500 in Aburoc, Fashoda County.

11 Mar 2017 description

781.8 M required for 2017

65.7 M contributions received, representing 8% of requirements

716.1 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

10 Mar 2017 description

Welcome to the March issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project’s (ACLED) Conflict Trends report. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Weekly updates to realtime conflict event data are published on the ACLED website.

10 Mar 2017 description

The Sudan National Commission for Countering Terrorism (SNTCC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have officially launched today the Partnering Against Violent Extremism project (PVE) amidst prominent presence from high level Government officials presided by the First Vice - President of the Republic and Prime Minister, Colonel General.

09 Mar 2017 description

123.8 M required for 2017

10.9 M contributions received, representing 3% of requirements

118.1 M funding gap for the Yemen Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

09 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • For the first time since April 2010 access was granted to Belle El Sereif locality in East Jebel Marra. An inter-agency assessment estimated the number of displaced children at 8,385.

  • Following up on the newly accessible area in the locality of Kurmuk in Blue Nile State,
    UNICEF is now implementing priority programmes in integrated nutrition where MUAC screening is covering 6 highly populated communities where there are functioning outpatient treatment centers (OTPs). .

09 Mar 2017 description

Both poor - and rich - countries face hard times ahead without swift action on climate change, Sudan climate negotiator says

By Hannah McNeish

KHARTOUM, March 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a boy growing up in 1950s Sudan, Ismail El Ghizouli would listen to his grandfather talk about Khartoum having sent surplus food to rebuild post-war Europe and to Saudi Arabia, before the oil.

09 Mar 2017 description

The people of the Sudan’s Darfur Region have experienced numerous shocks of various types over the past 15 years. This report describes exactly how shocks have affected specific livelihood groups in Darfur, the extent to which people have been successful at recovering their self-sufficiency, and why. We found that households make calculated decisions based on balancing the potential risks and returns of activities in light of shocks. We found that some key factors influencing resilience and recovery in this context include:

09 Mar 2017 description

UNAMID Gender Advisory Unit in Nyala, south Darfur concluded a two-month capacity building programme for women on making fuel efficient stoves in Kalteela Locality, South Darfur. Over 1000 women benefited from the training which is part of the Mission’s Quick Impact Projects (QIPs) programme aimed at protecting the environment as well as minimizing possible security risks which women are exposed to while collecting firewood.

09 Mar 2017 description

KHARTOUM, Sudan – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomed a recent contribution of £2 million (approximately US$2.5 million) to its programme from the Government of the United Kingdom to respond to the needs of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan.

08 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

801,079
Number of refugees registered in the country

8,085
Number of refugees newly registered in January

129,561
Number of refugee youth in the country

43,061
Number of unaccompanied and separated children

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

08 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Children in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region1 have witnessed remarkable progress in development during the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) era. Starting from comparatively advanced levels, many countries made further progress in implementation of their children’s rights agenda since the beginning of the 21st century. However, progress has been uneven – among countries as well as within countries.

08 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

4,467
People arrived by sea.

798
Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) arrived by sea.

26%
Sea arrivals disembarked in hotspots.

254
Dead and missing at sea.

33%
Average EU protection rate of top nationalities arriving by sea in Italy.

551
Asylum-seekers relocated from Italy under the EU relocation scheme.

08 Mar 2017 description

Changements clés

La population totale de réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile est passée de 394,279 en Janvier à 395,880 personnes en Février 2017. Ceci représente une augmentation globale de 1,601 personnes composées majoritairement de nouveaux nés qui représentent une moyenne d'environ 1,071 par mois. Les cas de régularisation et de nouveaux arrivants sont négligeables par rapport a l'ensemble des augmentations.

08 Mar 2017 description

Data analyzed from various partner reports show that drought and conflict in the region has had a negative impact on families, with women and girls bearing a heavier brunt because of prevailing gender roles and practices. Women in parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya are struggling to keep their families alive amidst devastating drought caused by cyclical below-average rains. Conflict and displacement in the region has led to an increase of gender-based violence, especially among women and girls.

08 Mar 2017 description

Between 1 and 31 January 2017, 4,467 persons arrived to Italy by sea. This is a slight decrease compared to sea arrivals at the end of January 2016 (5,273). As in previous years, monthly arrivals were comparatively lower during the winter, due to less favourable weather and sea conditions.

08 Mar 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Humanitarian planning for 2016 estimated that 4.3 million people would be in need of humanitarian assistance of whom 1.5 million were targeted to receive assistance. This highlights the acute vulnerability in the country. In 2017 humanitarian planning identifies 4.7 million people in need of whom 2.6 million are targeted to receive assistance which indicates persisting vulnerabilities in the country.