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03 Dec 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 1,250 people have reportedly returned from Chad to Habila locality, West Darfur, according to HAC.

  • 2016 harvest in Sudan is expected to be above‑average levels, as the 2016 rainy season has been favourable, according to FAO.

  • On 23 November, SPLM-N signed an Action Plan with the UN to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in conflict.

  • The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign has started in Sudan.

FUNDING

02 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity increases population displacement, humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity

  • Relief actors continue cholera response efforts across South Sudan

  • Ongoing conflict increases number of South Sudanese refugees

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Dec 2016 description

Desert Locust outbreak continues in **Mauritania** while smaller ones develop in **Eritrea** and **Yemen**

01 Dec 2016 description

Harvests improve food security outcomes, but austerity measures may impact staple food prices

Key Messages

01 Dec 2016 description

Conflict and drought to drive severe acute food insecurity through at least May 2017

Key Messages

01 Dec 2016 description

Insufficient and uneven rainfall exacerbates ground conditions in East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Locust outbreak has occurred in western Mauritania. Ground control operations are in progress, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Poor early season precipitation has resulted in increasing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout portions of Angola, southern DRC, and northern Zambia.

01 Dec 2016 description

Introduction

The Crisis Overview 2016: Humanitarian Trends and Risks for 2017, outlines the countries where needs are greatest, and growing, as we approach the end of 2016.

28 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict displaces up to 195,000 individuals from areas of Jebel Marra since January

  • FEWS NET projects above-average harvests, reduced food insecurity in most areas of Sudan

  • Health actors record nearly 4,600 cases of AWD since late August

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Nov 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Coarse grain production in 2016 expected at above-average levels due to favourable rains

  • Good availability of pasture across the country

  • Prices of cereals declining following the start of 2016 harvest in October

  • Food security situation improving, but concerns remain for IDPs and refugees

Above-average 2016 coarse grain production expected in most cropping areas

26 Nov 2016 description

Drought conditions likely to persist over eastern Horn, despite increased rains in some areas

Key Messages

22 Nov 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

260,453 Refugees in South Sudan

1,8 M IDPs in South Sudan, including 204,370 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

US $276 million Funding requested for comprehensive needs in 2016

US $132 million Funding requested for priority needs in 2016

OUTSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

22 Nov 2016 description

Situation Overview

As of end of August 2016, nearly 2.5 million people had fled their homes in South Sudan since fighting broke out in December 2013, with over 1.6 million displaced people inside the country and 882,200 who had fled as refugees to neighbouring countries. There were about 196,960 people sheltering in Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in United Nations bases.

17 Nov 2016 description

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population is compared to last year and the recent five-year average. Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.

13 Nov 2016 description
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Highlights

  • WHO reports that 11 clinics have closed and 49 are at risk of closure in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile due to funding shortages.

  • About 769,000 people (IDPs and host communities) are affected by these funding shortages. US$7 million needed to keep these facilities running for one year.

  • Over 4 million children aged 6-59 months were screened for nutritional status in AugustSeptember across Sudan.

11 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

32,021 Eucalyptus tree seedlings raised by refugees in Maban

24,089 Refugees and IDPs received material assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan

13,952 Refugee and IDP women and girls received sanitary material across South Sudan

516 Refugees, IDPs and host communities involved in various protection training from UNHCR

Population of concern
A total of 1.73 million IDPs
A total of 260,453 refugees

10 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Above average harvest expected for 2016-2017 season, according to FEWS NET.
  • Sorghum and millet prices decreased by 5 and 25 per cent between August - September and could decline further, FEWS NET reports.
  • Sudan’s Food Security Technical Secretariat reports improvement in nutrition in Blue Nile State.
  • The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation will fund two projects in eastern Sudan aimed at improving WASH situation and preventing malnutrition.

FIGURES 2016 HRP