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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 46 (as of 24 July 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 1.1 million people are facing emergency levels of food insecurity.

  • Water, sanitation and hygiene partners reported reaching some 400,000 more people in crisis-affected areas in June compared to May, raising the overall number of people reached with some humanitarian assistance to 2.4 million.

  • An additional aircraft, able to carry 10 metric tonnes per day, was contracted and dedicated specifically to operations in Bentiu. This frees up other air assets for rapid response operations.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 29 | 14 – 20 July 2014 [EN/AR]

HIGHLIGHTS

• Three Sudanese aid workers who were abducted in Kutum, North Darfur last month were freed after 32 days in captivity.

• About 34,000 new IDPs in Um Dukhun and Mukjar localities in Central Darfur need humanitarian assistance, according to aid agencies.

• An estimated 2,000 people have been displaced to El Lait locality, North Darfur from East Darfur.

• UNHCR estimates that the number of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan will reach 165,000 people by the end of 2014.

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Sudan: Situation update on displacements in Darfur (as of 20 July 2014)

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 45 (as of 17 July 2014)

Highlights

● Assistance to 37,000 people in Nhialdu, northwest of Bentiu, Unity State was disrupted by fighting early this week.

● WASH partners continue to improve access to clean water and sanitation at Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site, and health partners report a decrease in the Under-5 mortality rate there.

● New arrivals to the Bentiu site were as high as 50 families per day raising concerns of congestion in the site

3.8 million People to be assisted by the end of the year

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Darfur: New Humanitarian Needs and Aid Delivery Fact Sheet, 15 July 2014

A new wave of insecurity and violence across Darfur that started in early 2014 has generated enormous additional humanitarian needs. Fighting, tensions and insecurity involved Government forces supported by the Rapid Support Forces, a Government-affiliated militia, as well as armed movements and armed tribal militia. Hostilities and violence spread across much of North and South Darfur, with spillover effects to West, Central and East Darfur. Since the beginning of 2014, the cumulative number of people who have been displaced stands at 397,057.

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Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Valerie Amos, Statement to the Press, Security Council Briefing on Sudan/ South Sudan, 16 July 2014

I have just briefed the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Sudan and South Sudan, which continues to deteriorate for hundreds of thousands of people in both countries.

It is more than two years since the Council adopted resolution 2046 in May 2012, expressing deep concern at the humanitarian impact of fighting between the Government of Sudan and the SPLM-North in South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 10 July 2014) [EN/FR]

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The events of December 2013 in the Central African Republic (CAR) has seen of an unprecedented rise of violence and chaos, and has led to the internal displacement of over 1 million people. More than 380,000 people have crossed the borders to neighboring countries and more than 187,251 people have been evacuated to their countries of origin (Chad, Cameroon, Congo, DRC, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, etc.). The closing of the Chad/CAR border has had a considerable impact on the exchanges between the two countries.

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Sudan: Situation update on displacements in Darfur (as of 13 July 2014)

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Humanitarian needs reach US$982 million

Khartoum 16 July 2014: A significant increase in humanitarian needs in Sudan during the first six months of 2014 has necessitated a revision of the Sudan Response Plan. Aid agencies in Sudan now urgently require $982 million to assist 6.9 million people in need of humanitarian assistance (roughly 20% of Sudan’s population). Humanitarian needs vary to include shelter, protection, nutrition, health, and potable water.

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Sudan + 4 others
2014 Revised Strategic Response Plan (June 2014)

Humanitarian partners are seeking $982 million for 419 projects in eleven sectors throughout Sudan. A total of 6.9 million people (about 20 per cent of the population) have been identified as requiring assistance.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 28 | 7 – 13 July 2014

Health delivery systems in Darfur are severely overstretched, as numbers of newly displaced people in camps increase. And the quality of healthcare is suffering due to a decrease in the number of implementing partners.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 44 (as of 10 July 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

● South Sudan and Sudan have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing for the cross border transport of humanitarian assistance through Sudan.

● There were reports of new displacements this week in Jonglei, Unity, and Upper Nile.

● About 113,000 previously internally displaced people have returned to their homes, mostly to Unity State, with smaller-scale returns recorded in Northern Bahr El Ghazal and Jonglei.

● The onset of the rainy season was complicating the delivery of humanitarian aid, with many roads now impassable.

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South Sudan Crisis: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 7 July 2014)

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The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan shows no sign of abating. The rainy season is in progress, and logistics and sanitation challenges have increased. Cholera cases and warnings are on the rise. Since the crisis began six months ago, close to 1.5 million people have fled their homes, and sporadic conflict continued. The Crisis Response Plan for 2014 calls for US $1.8 billion to assist 3.8 million people by the end of this year.

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Sudan: Situation update on displacements in Darfur (as of 06 July 2014)

Displacements in Darfur in 2014

390,112 Cumulative Number of IDPs
261,065 Net Number of IDPs
129,047 reported returns

Assessments

Assessments include initial rapid assessments, inter-agency assessments, as well as assessments conducted by single organizations and/or (I)NGOs

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Sudan + 2 others
Sudan: Darfur Profile May 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

In Darfur, conflict and insecurity continue in the absence of a comprehensive political settlement between the Government and the main armed movements.

Meanwhile, an intensification of fighting between Government forces, with allied paramilitary groups, and armed movements as well as inter-tribal fighting, has heightened insecurity in the region.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 27 | 30 June – 6 July 2014 [EN/AR]

Aid workers were permitted to assess humanitarian needs in parts of Jebel Marra, where an estimated 100,000 people have been either severely affected or displaced by conflict, for the first time in three years.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 43 (as of 3 July 2014)

Though initially largely confined to Juba County, the disease has spread, with outbreaks or alerts reported in nine of 10 states. As of 2 July, 2,613 cases have been reported, with 63 deaths.

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South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin | Monthly Update - June 2014

Highlights

  • Thousands of people fled insecurity and alarming hunger in parts of Unity State to seek refuge and assistance in the UN base in the state capital, Bentiu.

  • Cholera continued to spread affecting 2,488 people, including 59 killed by the disease, with outbreaks confirmed or alerts received from seven out of 10 states as of 30 June

  • Thousands of displaced people living in flood-prone areas were relocated to new or better sites to improve their living conditions amid ongoing rains

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 26 | 23 - 29 June 2014 [EN/AR]

Limited funding and other constraints are affecting the quality and quantity of WASH services for more than 700,000 displaced people in South Darfur and more than 100,000 in East Darfur.

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Eastern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 35 | June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly 10 million people are living as refugees or IDPs in the eastern Africa region

  • Humanitarian situation worsening for IDPs in South Sudan and Darfur

  • Kenya crackdown on illegal immigrants impacting livelihoods for urban refugees

  • Over 400,000 displaced people require urgent assistance in volatile Katanga, south-eastern DRC

  • Humanitarian situation in Somalia rapidly sliding into emergency, as funding remains critically low

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