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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 50 (as of 21 August 2014)

Highlights

● Preliminary analysis of food security in conflict-affected areas shows that while the situation remains dire, it has not worsened.

● Humanitarian barges continued their progress, arriving at Malakal on 19 August and now continuing to Melut, for final offloading.

● Some 2.7 million people have been reached with some form of emergency assistance as of 31 July.

● Thirteen humanitarian aid workers have been killed in South Sudan since the conflict began in December 2013.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 49 (as of 14 August 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Operations were scaled up to respond to emergency levels of malnutrition in Longochuk, Upper Nile State.

  • The South Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) will allocate up to US$500,000 from its emergency reserve to mitigate flood effects in Bentiu Protection of Civilians sites in Unity State.

  • Estimates from partners indicate some 1.29 million people have been internally displaced by the conflict. The increase was due to improved reporting from remote areas.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 48 (as of 7 August 2014)

Highlights

● At least six South Sudanese aid workers were killed in Maban County, Upper Nile State, causing aid agencies to suspend essential activities such as food distributions and evacuating some staff.

● Continued rains in Bentiu worsened flooding in the Protection of Civilians site, deteriorating living conditions and causing tension between displaced people and aid agencies.

● Rapid multi-sector response teams deployed to new locations in Canal County in Jonglei State and north of Nasir town in Upper Nile State.

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South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin | Monthly Update - July 2014

Highlights

• Partners reached 2.4 million people with some form of assistance by July 2014. This represents 63 per cent of the 3.8 million people planned to be assisted by the end of 2014.

• While the cholera outbreak was relatively contained in the month of July in Central Equatoria, the disease spread to new locations in Eastern Equatoria and Upper Nile states.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 47 (as of 31 July 2014)

Flooding has set back progress, especially on sanitation. The water has begun to recede, but collapsing soil and overflowing sewage systems make it difficult to construct new latrines.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 46 (as of 24 July 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 1.1 million people are facing emergency levels of food insecurity.

  • Water, sanitation and hygiene partners reported reaching some 400,000 more people in crisis-affected areas in June compared to May, raising the overall number of people reached with some humanitarian assistance to 2.4 million.

  • An additional aircraft, able to carry 10 metric tonnes per day, was contracted and dedicated specifically to operations in Bentiu. This frees up other air assets for rapid response operations.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 45 (as of 17 July 2014)

Highlights

● Assistance to 37,000 people in Nhialdu, northwest of Bentiu, Unity State was disrupted by fighting early this week.

● WASH partners continue to improve access to clean water and sanitation at Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site, and health partners report a decrease in the Under-5 mortality rate there.

● New arrivals to the Bentiu site were as high as 50 families per day raising concerns of congestion in the site

3.8 million People to be assisted by the end of the year

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 44 (as of 10 July 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

● South Sudan and Sudan have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing for the cross border transport of humanitarian assistance through Sudan.

● There were reports of new displacements this week in Jonglei, Unity, and Upper Nile.

● About 113,000 previously internally displaced people have returned to their homes, mostly to Unity State, with smaller-scale returns recorded in Northern Bahr El Ghazal and Jonglei.

● The onset of the rainy season was complicating the delivery of humanitarian aid, with many roads now impassable.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 43 (as of 3 July 2014)

Though initially largely confined to Juba County, the disease has spread, with outbreaks or alerts reported in nine of 10 states. As of 2 July, 2,613 cases have been reported, with 63 deaths.

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South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin | Monthly Update - June 2014

Highlights

  • Thousands of people fled insecurity and alarming hunger in parts of Unity State to seek refuge and assistance in the UN base in the state capital, Bentiu.

  • Cholera continued to spread affecting 2,488 people, including 59 killed by the disease, with outbreaks confirmed or alerts received from seven out of 10 states as of 30 June

  • Thousands of displaced people living in flood-prone areas were relocated to new or better sites to improve their living conditions amid ongoing rains

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Eastern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 35 | June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly 10 million people are living as refugees or IDPs in the eastern Africa region

  • Humanitarian situation worsening for IDPs in South Sudan and Darfur

  • Kenya crackdown on illegal immigrants impacting livelihoods for urban refugees

  • Over 400,000 displaced people require urgent assistance in volatile Katanga, south-eastern DRC

  • Humanitarian situation in Somalia rapidly sliding into emergency, as funding remains critically low

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 42 (as of 26 June 2014)

Cholera outbreaks or alerts have now been reported in seven of 10 states. While the rate of new cases in Juba County is decreasing, cases in Eastern Equatoria State are on the rise.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 20 June 2014 Report number 41

Highlights

  • The situation for displaced people in the UN base in Bentiu, Unity State, deteriorated sharply, with high levels of child mortality due to malnutrition and disease fuelled by overcrowding and poor sanitary conditions.

  • In Upper Nile and Unity states, insecurity hampered the delivery of aid supplies.

  • In Juba, the relocation of displaced people from the Tomping base to the new PoC3 site started, with over 200 people moved so far.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 40 (13 June 2014)

Highlights

 Access constraints and insecurity continued to hinder delivery of aid supplies in Unity State.

 Relocation of displaced people sheltering in the UN base in Malakal, Upper Nile State began on 7 June.

 About 1.5 million people have been displaced, including 378,000 people who have fled to neighbouring countries.

 WASH partners scaled up their response to reach over 1.9 million people amid fears of epidemics.

Situation overview

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 39 (6 June 2014 )

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Clashes were reported in parts of Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states causing people to flee and affecting the aid operation.

  • As of 4 June, 1,306 suspected cases of cholera had been reported including 29 related deaths, with the outbreak spreading to Yei and Kajo Keji in Central Equatoria State.

  • Humanitarian partners responded to an alarming increase in the number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition in Leer, Unity State, where measles cases have also been confirmed.

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South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin | Monthly Update - May 2014

Highlights

• A cholera outbreak was declared in Juba on 15 May, with over 1,200 suspected cases and 29 related deaths reported by 2 June.

• Hunger and access to food continued to worsen, with some 3.9 million people projected to be at high risk of food insecurity by the end of August.

• Partners strengthened the protection of women and girls in and outside UN bases.

• Donors pledged more than US$600 million towards the humanitarian response in South Sudan at the Oslo conference on 20 May

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 38 (as of 30 May 2014)

The latest OCHA situation report highlights heavy rains and deteriorating conditions caused by flooding especially in Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 37 (as of 23 May 2014)

A cumulative total of 395 suspected cases were reported as of 22 May, with 14 related deaths. Partners increased their response to the cholera outbreak in Juba

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 36 (as of 16 May 2014)

43 suspected cases and two deaths have been reported in several neighbourhoods of Juba. Agencies are conducting comprehensive investigations, including following up the contacts of all the cases.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report No.35 (as of 9 May 2014)

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