- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin | Issue 48 | 21 – 27 November 2016
- FEWS NET Sudan: Food Security Outlook Update, October 2016 to May 2017
- UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, October 2016
Appeals & Funding
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2016 [EN/AR]
- Humanitarian Response Plan, Jan-Dec 2016 [EN/AR]
- Sudan El Niño Mitigation and Preparedness Plan, Feb 2016
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- UNHCR: Revised South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan (Jan-Dec 2016)
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2016 PDF XLS
- CHF (Common Humanitarian Fund)
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.
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
Desert Locust outbreak continues in **Mauritania** while smaller ones develop in **Eritrea** and **Yemen**
Harvests improve food security outcomes, but austerity measures may impact staple food prices
Conflict and drought to drive severe acute food insecurity through at least May 2017
Insufficient and uneven rainfall exacerbates ground conditions in East Africa
Africa Weather Hazards
Locust outbreak has occurred in western Mauritania. Ground control operations are in progress, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.
Poor early season precipitation has resulted in increasing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout portions of Angola, southern DRC, and northern Zambia.
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.
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
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
Drought conditions likely to persist over eastern Horn, despite increased rains in some areas
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
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.
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.
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.
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
AMOUNT: EUR 70 800 000
- 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