- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 20 | 9 - 15 May 2016
- UNHCR Operational Update, 16–29 Apr 2016
- FEWS NET Food Security Outlook Update, Apr 2016
Appeals & Funding
- Sudan El Niño Mitigation and Preparedness Plan, Feb 2016
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2015 PDF XLS
- CHF (Common Humanitarian Fund)
Khartoum, 22 May 2016. The Humanitarian Country Team in Sudan today expressed shock and disappointment at the de facto expulsion by the Government of Sudan of one of its senior UN officials, the Head of Office of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Mr. Ivo Freijsen.
Since late January 2016, there has been a surge in the number of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan. As of 12 May, about 45,500 refugees had arrived in East Darfur, of whom some 28,100 are in Khor Omer IDP camp.
• More than 69,000 South Sudanese have arrived in Sudan since January 2016 as a result of ongoing conflict and deteriorating food security conditions in South Sudan.
• An inter-agency mission visited Abu Matarig, El Ferdous and Abu Jabra in East Darfur and reported 8,875 South Sudanese refugees in those locations.
• WHS will take place on 23-24 May in Istanbul, Turkey.
This Assessment Report is a product of Inter-Agency Assessment mission conducted and information compiled based on the inputs provided by partners on the ground, including affected communities/returnees and IDPs.
In the second week of January 2016, tension and dispute between the Arab and local tribes led to displacement of unknown number of people from Muli and other ten surrounding cluster villages in Geneina locality. While some people reportedly remained in the villages, a number of others fled to neighboring villages, Geneina town and Chad.
The exact number of people displaced remained unknown, although the HAC estimated that nearly 5,000 were displaced to Geneina town at the beginning of the crisis.
• Newly displaced people from Jebel Marra have continued to arrive in various locations in South and Central Darfur states over the past week.
• Six civilians, including two children, were killed following tensions between local nomadic tribesmen and IDPs in Sortony, North Darfur.
• An Acute Food Security Situation Overview report for the Republic of Sudan has been released by the National Food Security Technical Secretariat.
As at the end of March 2016, more than 2.4 million people had fled their homes in South Sudan since fighting broke out in December 2013, with over 1.69 million displaced inside South Sudan and 706,452 who had fled as refugees to neighbouring countries. There were nearly 188,184 people sheltering in Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in United Nations bases, with Bentiu PoC site alone hosting nearly 116,500 people.
4.5 MILLION DISPLACED PERSONS (Refugees, IDPs, Returnees)
These maps show displacements of populations in the Sahel due to ongoing regional crises, including Boko Haram-related violence in northeast Nigeria, the conflict in the neighbouring Central African Republic, and the unrest in northern Mali
· Tchad : Le HCR et les services de l’Etat font front commun en faveur des réfugiés (HCR, 05/05/16)
· Appui de la France aux populations vulnérables (Ambassade de France, 28/04/16)
· Fear of Boko Haram deters displaced in Chad from going home - aid agencies (Reuters, 27/04/16)
· Invisible, Forgotten, and Suffering: Darfuri Refugees in Eastern Chad (Sudan Tribune, 28/04/16)
· Tchad: prorogation de 6 mois de l'état d'urgence contre Boko Haram (AFP, 26/04/16)
Partners reached people in Mundri East with assistance after 10 months without access.
Health partners are responding to measles outbreaks in 11 counties.
More than 100,000 South Sudanese have sought refuge in neighbouring countries since January.
Partners ramp up cholera preparedness.
The UN has strongly condemned the attack on Bentiu compound.
Humanitarian assistance reaches Mundri East
La planification humanitaire pour 2016 prévoit 2,3 millions de personnes dans le besoin dont 1,8 million ciblées pour une assistance humanitaire, reflétant des niveaux élevés de vulnérabilité dans tout le pays.
• The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) is to take place on 23-24 May in Istanbul, Turkey.
• An estimated 1,400 newly displaced people from the Jebel Marra area have been reported in South Darfur.
• The influx of South Sudanese into Darfur and West Kordofan continues, with about 140 arrivals reported over the past week, according to aid organisations.
• Since 1 January 2016, 907 confirmed cases of measles were recorded across Sudan; a measles vaccination campaign will start in 13 states from 7 May - MoH.
Main event: ‘A Global Call for Support and Action: Responding to El Niño’
Panel: OCHA, CARE, IFRC, UNDP, AU Commission, RC/HC Ethiopia
This was the sixth significant Member States briefing on El Niño since October 2015. More than 45 Member States and over 200 humanitarian and development partners participated.
In March 2016, fighting in Western Bahr el-Ghazal continued to forced thousands to flee their homes in and around Wau. In Gette payam, Jur River County, more than 5,000 IDPs are reported to be living in makeshift structures in four newly establish settlements after fleeing fighting in the border area between Bessilia and Gette payams during the month. In Jonglei, inter-communal fighting in Pochalla North and South counties from 21 to 31 March left thousands of people estimated to be displaced and in need of humanitarian assistance.
Chad faces a number of simultaneous and inter-connected humanitarian crises in a broader context of chronic vulnerability.Insecurity in the region has caused significant population movement from neighbouring countries (Sudan, CAR, Nigeria) as well as internal displacement. Meanwhile, millions are affected by food insecurity and malnutrition, especially in the Sahel belt. In terms of health, the prevalence of some epidemics persists (measles, malaria). Lastly, recurrent natural disasters such as droughts and flooding are exacerbated by the El Nino phenomenon.
Le Tchad fait face à des crises humanitaires multiples et interconnectées, dans un contexte de vulnérabilités chroniques. L’instabilité sécuritaire a entrainé d’importants mouvements de population en provenance des pays voisins (Soudan, RCA, Nigeria) ainsi que des déplacements internes. Des millions de personnes sont touchées par l’insécurité alimentaire et la malnutrition, en particulier dans la bande sahélienne. Sur le plan sanitaire, la prévalence de certaines épidémies persiste (rougeole, paludisme).
Khartoum, 3 May 2016. The United Nations Secretary-General is holding the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May in Istanbul, Turkey. The Summit will bring the global community together to reaffirm their solidarity with people affected by crises and their collective commitment to humanity.
As of 30 April, global funding requirements to meet the needs of 89 million people across 39 countries through humanitarian response plans and appeals for 2016 amount to over US$20.3 billion. About $3.8 billion in funding has been received so far, leaving a shortfall of $16.5 billion. With the emergence of new humanitarian crises, global financial requirements have increased by around 2 per cent in the first trimester of the year.