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14 Jun 2016 description


• Nearly 4,500 internally displaced people departed the Bentiu Protection of Civilians site in May.

• Over 310,000 people are receiving humanitarian assistance and protection in southern Unity.

• Thousands remain displaced in Yambio and Gangura.

• Violent incidents against aid workers increased in May.

• Health partners investigate an outbreak of a haemorrhagic fever syndrome in Aweil.

Aid reaches people beyond Bentiu

30 May 2016 description


• Humanitarian Coordinator condemns violence against aid workers.

• About 21,400 people are displaced in the Greater Baggari area in Wau County.

• Health partners are stepping up malaria preparedness and response efforts.

• There are reports of increasing food insecurity in Eastern Equatoria.

• UN Special Representative calls for action against sexual violence.


No. of Internally Displaced Persons 1.69 million

09 May 2016 description


  • 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

16 Apr 2016 description


• 52 aid workers killed since December 2013.

• Humanitarians reached Mboro after numerous attempts and delivered nutrition and medical supplies.

• Humanitarian organizations suffered about $1 million in losses due to looting and destruction of compounds and assets during fighting in Pibor.

• Humanitarians are working to rebuild Malakal PoC following February fighting and fires.

Two demining staff killed in Yei

28 Mar 2016 description


• Humanitarians reach previously inaccessible areas of Western Equatoria.

• Needs escalate as fighting in Wau continues.

• International Women’s Day marked with calls to end child marriage and educate girls in South Sudan.

• Assistance reaches Wau Shilluk as restrictions are lifted.

Humanitarians reach previously inaccessible areas of Western Equatoria

03 Mar 2016 description


  • Humanitarian partners respond following violence in Malakal Protection of Civilians Site.

  • Fighting in Pibor has left at least five humanitarian facilities looted and thousands of people have been displaced.

  • Insecurity in Wau increases needs.

  • Secretary-General announces US$21 million from CERF during visit to South Sudan.


No. of Internally Displaced Persons 1.69 million

No. of refugees in neighboring countries (post 15 Dec 2013) 640,034

10 Feb 2016 description


  • Funds are urgently needed for top priority frontline projects, pipelines and prepositioning ahead of the rainy season.
  • Food insecurity increases at a time that is traditionally more food insecure.
  • A survey in Unity has found high levels of death.
  • Partners respond to the needs of new arrivals in Bentiu town as the population grows.


25 Jan 2016 description


• Over 100 humanitarian partners to respond to most pressing needs through the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan.

• Humanitarian assistance is reaching people in need in Leer County following the return of aid workers.

• Thousands of people displaced by fighting in parts of Western Equatoria.

• Over 2 million malaria cases reported across the country in 2015.


No. of Internally Displaced Persons: 1.69 million

01 Dec 2015 description


  • Aid workers have deployed in Leer County to re-establish humanitarian operations.

  • New fighting in parts of Western Equatoria has triggered a fresh wave of displacement and the relocation of aid workers.

  • Over 12,000 children have been vaccinated in Juba in response to a new measles outbreak.

  • Aid organizations are improving the living conditions in the Malakal PoC site.

  • The conflict in South Sudan has generated additional risks of sexual and gender-based violence.

06 Nov 2015 description


• Unrestricted access to southern and central Unity is urgently required.

• Food insecurity increased 80 per cent from September 2014 to September 2015.

• No new cholera cases have been reported since 5 October.

• Over $4 million is required to control the unprecedented malaria outbreak.

• Partners have reached displaced people in parts of Western Equatoria with assistance.

09 Oct 2015 description

• Humanitarians deliver assistance to hardest-hit areas in Unity before fighting resumes.
• After three months of negotiations, humanitarian partners and supplies were able to travel by river to Wau Shiluk.
• Clashes and insecurity in Central and Western Equatoria forced thousands of civilians to flee their homes.
• If additional funding is not urgently received, aid workers will be un- able to reach millions of people at risk of hunger, disease or death.

19 Sep 2015 description


• Nearly 78,000 displaced people are sheltering in Nyal, southern Unity.

• Concerning levels of food insecurity, as well as malnutrition among children and pregnant and lactating mothers found in Mvolo.

• The health situation in Bentiu PoC remains dire with malaria as the main cause of morbidity especially in children under age 5.

02 Sep 2015 description


• The resumption of flights to Wau Shilluk has made it possible for partners to deliver vital aid.

• Health agencies have ramped up efforts to respond to the sharp increase in malaria cases.

• Partners scaled up response efforts in PoC sites following an influx of people needing aid.

13 Aug 2015 description


• Lift of air and river movement restrictions allows delivery of aid supplies in Malakal.

• Cholera prevention activities continue, but more funding is urgently needed.

• UN Relief Chief called for peace to halt the rapidly spiralling humanitarian crisis.

17 Jul 2015 description


• Cholera cases rise as the cost of clean water skyrockets in Juba.

• The number of civilians seeking shelter in PoC sites has increased by about 64,000 since the end of 2014.

• Violence in Lakes States continues, resulting in dozens of casualties.

• Thousands of people fled Maridi town following violence in June.

02 Jul 2015 description


  • A cholera outbreak declared in Juba

  • Schools and health facilities attacked in the Greater Upper Nile region.

  • More resources required to meet the life-saving needs of the vulnerable people.

  • CHF boosts TB response in Akobo.

18 Jun 2015 description


  • $275 million pledged for humanitarian assistance at the High-level event in Geneva.

  • Aid agencies have developed a light survival kit to reach people in remote areas.

  • Some 1.9 million people have been reached with some form of assistance in 2015.

  • Children cut-off from nutrition and health services.

  • More than 100,000 more children access education.

30 May 2015 description


• Sharp rise in casualties due to the clashes.

• About 4.6 million people will be severely food insecure by July 2015.

• Price increases affect urban poor.

• Funding required urgently to assist millions of people across the country

16 May 2015 description


• Hostilities in Unity State affected hundreds of thousands people.

• Newly displaced people arrived in Bentiu.

• Funding constraints will create a gap on medical supplies.

• Food insecurity to aggravate.

05 May 2015 description


  • New arrivals into Ethiopia from greater Upper Nile have risen to 4,000 per month in April from an average of 1,000 per month during Q1 2015

  • Abduction and harassment of aid workers disrupts response in some areas

  • Bentiu PoC: latest biometric registration and site expansion

  • South Sudan HRP is 19 per cent funded


No. of internally displaced people - 1.5 million

No. of refugees in neighboring countries - 529,000