- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 26 | 22 - 28 June 2015
- UNICEF Humanitarian Situation Report, April 2015
- OCHA Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund | CHF - Basic facts and figures
Appeals & Funding
- 2015 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan 2015
- CHF (Common Humanitarian Fund)
Le premier jour de cette canicule, une opération humanitaire inédite en France a eu lieu le 30 juin 2015 à Calais. 4 organisations non gouvernementales internationales ont décidé d’agir dans le camp de migrants informel de La Lande, en distribuant nourriture et kits hygiène aux 3 000 migrants qui vivent ici.
The first day of the heat wave, an unprecedented humanitarian operation was held in France on June 30, 2015 in Calais. 4 international NGOs have decided to act in ’The New Jungle’, a camp for informal migrants, providing food and hygiene kits for the 3,000 migrants living here.
According to the latest report from the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 28 June, 396 cholera cases, including 26 deaths, had been reported in Juba County. Interviews with patients admitted to Juba Teaching Hospital with cholera have revealed knowledge gaps on how the disease is spread. Humanitarian partners called for improved access to safe drinking water, latrine use and good personal and food hygiene.
704,816Total number of refugees
36,733 New arrivals in 2015
49.6% Percentage of women and girls
36,109 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
Describing events through 1 July 2015
Debates on the Middle East and security challenges in small island developing States would be the highlights of the New Zealand presidency of the Security Council in July, a month that would also see several briefings and mandate renewals.
IOM urges all parties to respect the integrity of civilian and humanitarian facilities in accordance with International Humanitarian Law, after airstrikes and mortars damaged its office in Haradh and Migrant Response Center in Basateen on 1 July.
The capacity of IOM’s Migrant Response Center in Obock (Djibouti) was reinforced, doubling accommodation capacity to 350 individuals. There are currently 194 Ethiopian migrants accommodated at the center.
Measles is rapidly spreading among adults in the densely populated Zamzam camp for the displaced, near El Fasher, capital of North Darfur.
“More and more adults are stricken, as measles are being transmitted from the children in the camp,” an activist told Radio Dabanga from the camp. “During the past weeks, seven women, three of them breast-feeding, died of the disease.”
He appealed via Radio Dabanga to all the displaced in Zamzam to have their children vaccinated at the various health centres in the camp that hosts more than 150,000 displaced.
Additional help from the UK to provide emergency aid, jobs and education, to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis
A range of new programmes from the UK will provide emergency aid as well as jobs and education to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today.
The influx of South Sudanese refugees to Sudan continues with over 31,000 refugees arriving in June alone, according to UNHCR
In East Darfur, aid agencies provide assistance to some 11,400 people affected by conflict in Abu Karinka and 800 in El Gidamia
Some 15,000 returnees to Central Darfur's Um Dukhun locality lack the most basic of services in their hometowns
In West Darfur, WFP’s food voucher programme in El Geneina IDP camps will assist some 70,000 people
Washington, DC, 30 June 2015 – In Djabal refugee camp, just outside the town of Goz Beida in eastern Chad, the Jesuit Refugee Service is expanding our partnership with Jesuit Commons Higher Education at the Margins (JC:HEM) and has started a new programme in the camp that will eventually offer an online, university-level diploma programme.
In this issue:
How Surveillance Works
Containing a Polio Outbreak: Horn of Africa and Central Africa
Review of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan
Global Voices in Support of Polio Eradication
I. Reporting Timeliness & Completeness
Communicable Disease surveillance (CDSS) and EWARS (early warning alert and response) systems are both functioning in Sudan. For completeness, weekly morbidity and mortality reported by CDSS/EAWRS for W1 and W3/2015, please see fig 1 and 2 below.
The Ministry of Agriculture of Sudan’s Northern State has confiscated 400 acres of land at the Alar agricultural project in Merowe locality, to offer them to foreign investors.
“Most of the investors are Turks and Saudis,” an affected farmer told Radio Dabanga. “We have attempted to use all legal means to stop the confiscation. The authorities, however, have obstructed us on various occasions.”
A slight decrease in rainfall was observed over West Africa during the past week.
Parts of Eastern Africa have received below-average rain since the beginning of the season.
1) A delayed onset of the rainy season, followed by poorly-distributed rainfall, has led to abnormal dryness across Burkina Faso, the northern parts of Ghana, Togo, and Benin, western and southern Niger, and northern Nigeria, The lack of rainfall over the past several weeks has delayed planting and has already negatively affected cropping activities over many local areas.
June 2015 – Trends
Afghanistan, Chad, Kuwait, Myanmar, Tunisia
July 2015 – Watchlist
Conflict risk alerts
Conflict resolution opportunities