- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin | Issue 33, 8-14 Aug 2016
- Statement attributable to the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Ms. Marta Ruedas - World Humanitarian Day 2016 [EN/AR]
- UNICEF Humanitarian Situation Report, Jul 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)
Increasingly Complex Conflicts with Devastating Impact on Children, UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Warns General Assembly in Annual Report
23 Aug 2016
New York – In her annual report to the General Assembly, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, highlighted the devastating impact on children of increasingly complex conflicts, despite concerted efforts and significant progress achieved over the past year.
In 2016, WFP Sudan plans to assist 4.6 million affected people, of which 3.9 million reside in Darfur. Thus far, WFP has reached 2.5 million people or 54 percent of the people in need - distributing 97,000 mt of food across Sudan.
In July, WFP Sudan assisted 1.9 million people with general food assistance and 76,790 children under five and pregnant and nursing women with nutrition assistance.
Italy - IOM reports that 269,244 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 21 August, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, where 104,141 migrants or refugees have arrived during 2016.
This is slightly lower than the number recorded through 2015’s first eight months, when a total of 354,618 arrivals were recorded crossing the Mediterranean, the majority from Turkey to Greece.
South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 14 Aug)
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 14 Aug (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)
Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)
Refugees in South Sudan
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan
FUNDING (as of 02 August)
Overview on Education in Emergencies (EiE) in Sudan 2016
North and Central Darfur
The gap in education is still very high with some 3,400 school aged children identified as being in need of learning facilities in Sortony, North Darfur following their recent displacement from Jebel Marra. This translates to 68 temporary classrooms alongside teaching and learning related materials. The government approval for construction of these classrooms was granted after advocacy by UNICEF, sector partners and the Ministry of Education.
A total of 242,675
South Sudanese arrivals in Sudan since 15 December 2013.
* This figure does not include a number of South Sudanese living with host communities.
Number of South Sudanese arrivals residing in the eight sites of White Nile State, based on UNHCR individual registration.
Number of South Sudanese arrivals to East Darfur since January 2016.
* As of 14th of August
Excellence Monsieur le Secrétaire Général du Ministère de la Femme, de l’Action Sociale et de la Solidarité Internationale,
Excellence Mesdames et Messieurs les Représentants du Corps Diplomatique,
Mesdames et Messieurs les représentants des Ministères, des Institutions et Services Etatiques,
Mesdames et Messieurs les Chefs de Missions et Représentants des Organisations Non Gouvernementales et des Agences du Système des Nations Unies,
Mesdames, Messieurs les Chefs de Délégation du Mouvement de la Croix Rouge,
Uganda Red Cross Volunteers on June 26th braved the night, cold and bloody boarder of Nimule – Connecting Uganda to South Sudan in rescue of refugees fleeing uncertainty when fighting broke out in Wau, South Sudan forcing thousands of people to flee to Uganda. The situation has since been tense and alarming. Hundreds of lives have been claimed in the fights and many more rescued because of the presence of Humanitarian support from key players like Uganda Red Cross.
Trends of Sea Arrivals
Between 08 and 14 August, 698 refugees and migrants crossed the sea from Turkey to the Greek islands – a very slight increase from the 682 who arrived the previous week. So far in August, 1,380 people have arrived by sea in Greece and the average number of daily arrivals has been 99 compared with 60 in July. Most arrivals in August so far have been to Chios, Lesvos and Kalymnos.
As of 14 August, 161,599 refugees and migrants have arrived by sea in Greece with 48% from the Syrian Arab Republic, 25% from Afghanistan and 15% from Iraq.
741,288 refugees registered in the country
1,696 refugees newly registered in July
20,304 New arrivals registered since January 2016
13,159 Urban Eritrean refugees verified during the reporting period
WORKING WITH PARTNERS
The Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA) is UNHCR’s main government counterpart with which close cooperation is maintained to ensure the protection of refugees.
• At least 114 people have reportedly died as a result of heavy rain and flooding, which also affected over 160,000 people and destroyed about 14,700 houses in Sudan.
• About 90,000 South Sudanese have sought refuge and assistance in Sudan since the beginning of 2016, according to UNHCR and partners.
• On 10 August, the Government of Sudan and UN agencies launched the Nutrition Investment Case for Sudan.
Estimated 160,000 flood-affected people in Sudan
The South Sudan July 2016 inflation rate reached a historic high of 661.3 percent year-on-year, more than double the 309.6 percent in June, due to a 778.6 percent rise in food and non-alcoholic drink costs following the recent renewed fighting in Juba. Prices rose 77.7 percent month-on-month in July surpassing the hyperinflation threshold1.
Five children have died and at least 1,500 homes and shelters collapsed in the heavy rains and consequent flash floods that struck Kalma camp for the displaced near Nyala in South Darfur.
Saleh Eisa, the secretary-general of camp Kalma told Radio Dabanga on Tuesday that 1,500 families are affected in the camp. “They are living in the open and sleeping on the ground in extremely inhumane conditions, amid a complete absence of humanitarian organisations and official bodies.”
The ﬁrst six months of 2016 in Sudan witnessed a varie-ty of interconnected, intricate, and parallel population movements, inﬂuenced by numerous factors; highlight-ing the complexity of the drivers of migration in, through and out of Sudan. Migrants in Sudan (internal and external) are experiencing vulnerabilities and are in need of critical life-saving services.
Health Assistance Provided to: Over 42,000 Beneﬁciaries