- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 05, 25 – 31 Jan 2016
- Human Rights Watch: Sudan: Events of 2015 [EN/AR]
- FEWS Network Food Security Outlook Update January 2016
Appeals & Funding
- 2015 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- Humanitarian Response Plan 2015
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2015 PDF XLS
- CHF (Common Humanitarian Fund)
- El Niño“drought effect” likely to have a long-lasting impact as people’ resilience continues to be eroded
- Ethiopia battling worst drought in decades
- Drought, food in security and power shortages stalk southern Africa region
- Cholera, a preventable disease, kills thousands across eastern and southern Africa
- Protracted conflicts to complicate humanitarian situation
- Funding shortfalls paralyse humanitarian responses
• Over 31,000 people are estimated to have fled their homes in the Jebel Marra area and taken refuge in North Darfur.
• HAC Central Darfur is verifying reports of 13,700 people displaced from the Jebel Marra.
• IOM and HAC have started the registration of IDPs and refugees in South Kordofan’s eastern corridor, which runs from El Abassiya to El Leri.
• Blue Nile State authorities have said that an interagency needs assessment mission will start in the first half of February.
60 million PEOPLE WILL BE AFFECTED BY EL NIÑO IN THE FOUR MOST AFFECTED REGIONS
2.8 million PEOPLE REQUIRE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE IN GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS
10.2 million PEOPLE IN NEED OF EMERGENCY FOOD IN ETHIOPIA
14 million FOOD INSECURE PEOPLE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA – EXCLUDING SOUTH AFRICA
El Niño status
$100 million has been approved from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) during the first 2016 underfunded emergencies allocation round to assist 4.5 million people in nine silent and severely underfunded crises. The funds will sustain life-saving relief in emergencies where levels of risk and vulnerability are alarmingly high, but available resources for humanitarian response are critically low.
(Addis-Abeba/New York, 29 janvier 2016) Aujourd’hui, le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies Ban Ki-moon a débloqué 100 millions de dollars du Fonds central de l’ONU pour les interventions d’urgence (CERF) en faveur d’opérations humanitaires qui manquent cruellement de fonds dans le cadre de neuf situations d’urgence négligées.
(Addis Ababa/New York, 29 January 2016) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today released US$100 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for severely underfunded aid operations in nine neglected emergencies. The funds will enable life-saving help for millions of people forced from their homes in Central and Eastern Africa, those affected by conflict and food insecurity in Libya and Mali, and the most vulnerable and at risk of malnutrition in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Fighting in the Jebel Marra area had displaced over 12,000 people by 24 January.
Returnees to East Darfur’s Labado village need water, nutrition and education assistance.
El Nino may affect up to 4.2 million Sudanese in 2016, according to WHO.
In West Kordofan,aid organisations have improved the water supply at the Kharasana refugee site.
About 14,000 IDPs from South Kordofan in Um Ruwaba are struggling to cope and make ends meet.
Khartoum, 27 January 2016. The United Nations today expressed grave concern over the impact of the ongoing hostilities in Darfur on thousands of civilians who have been forced to flee their homes amid the conflict that began two weeks ago. Initial reports indicate that about 19,000 civilians have fled into North Darfur state, and up to 15,000 into Central Darfur state, following fighting in the mountainous Jebel Marra region that straddles three Darfur states.
The 2015 Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan targets assistance to an estimated 5.4 million of the most vulnerable people, including 1.2 million of the most severely malnourished children under age five. Vulnerability is primarily driven by conflict-induced displacement, and chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.
APERÇU DE LA CRISE
Quatre crises majeures affectent directement 3,9 millions de personnes au Tchad parmi lesquelles 2,3 millions ont besoin d’une assistance humanitaire, dont plus de la moitié de femmes.
Crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle
PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 2,3M
Quatre crises majeures affectent directement 3,9 millions de personnes au Tchad. Plus de la moitié d’entre elles, soit 2,3 millions de personnes dont 51% de femmes ont besoin d’une assistance humanitaire dans plusieurs secteurs.
HAC and SRCS estimate that 5,000 people fled Mulli and surrounding villages and took refuge in El Geneina.
Ongoing fighting between government forces and armed movements reported in the Jebel Marra area.
The Ministry of Health is looking for partners to take over Tearfund operations in Central and East Darfur.
In Central Darfur, some 1,000 people in Bindisi town affected by inter-tribal fighting receive aid.
In 2015, over 109,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan.
About 1,000 newly displaced people from Mulli village move to Abu Zar IDP camp near El Geneina after protests and violence.
• An estimated 73,000 people need water, sanitation and health assistance in Um Dafug and Rahad el Berdi areas of South Darfur as identified by an inter-agency mission.
• Humanitarian aid corridor via Sudan to South Sudan is extended for six months.
• The Sudanese Commission of Refugees (COR) will start refugee status determination in Khartoum, with UNHCR being an observer.
This Dashboard provides an overview of the implementation of the 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan in Sudan that brings together 112 partners from across the UN system and non-governmental organizations to help 5.4 million people in need of emergency relief aid and other forms of humanitarian assistance. Vulnerability in Sudan - a country of 37.2 million - is driven primarily by conflict-induced displacement, chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.
In November and December 2015, people from southern Unity continued to arrive at the Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site, bringing the total number of people at the site to nearly 115,000. New displacement was also reported in Western Equatoria State, where ongoing insecurity has forced thousands to flee their homes, including some 6,100 who have fled across the border into the Democratic Republic of Congo since November 2015.
• Almost 185,000 South Sudanese arrived in Sudan in the past two years, of whom 67 per cent received humanitarian aid.
• 3,000 South Sudanese families in Khartoum received emergency shelter and household supplies for the winter season.
• A total of 538 suspected dengue fever cases, including 104 deaths, have been reported in Sudan, according to the MoH.
• More people will require humanitarian assistance during the lean season this year mainly due to lower than average crop harvests.
FIGURES 2015 HRP
The 2016 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan requests $1.3 billion for 114 humanitarian partners to respond to the most life-threatening needs of 5.1 million people out of an estimated 6.1 million in need of protection and assistance across South Sudan.
• Over 22,600 returnees to Muradaf village will be relocated to other locations to prevent possible conflict with the village landowners.
• Suspected dengue fever cases stand at 523.
• According the Food Security Monitoring Unit (FSMU), some 45,000 people in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states have been displaced due to poor harvests.
• In Blue Nile state, WFP distributed food to 24,843 people in El Roseires, Bau, and Ed Damazine localities.