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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)

HIGHLIGHTS

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South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin | Monthly Update - April 2014

Highlights

• The humanitarian community in South Sudan called for 30 days of tranquility in the month of May to allow people to move freely.

• Up to 50,000 children could die if malnutrition detection and treatment services are not promptly scaled up in 2014.

• Shelter partners are scaling up response to meet the needs of newly displaced people through the rehabilitation of existing sites and the setting up of new locations.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No.34 (as of 2 May 2014)

The humanitarian community's response has reached about one-quarter of the 4.9 million people in need. Active hostilities still constrain humanitarian access.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No.33 (as of 25 April 2014)

Highlights

• Heavy fighting broke out in northern areas of Upper Nile state, especially Renk County.

• In Bentiu, humanitarian assistance continued to over 22,500 people sheltering in the UN peacekeeping base.

• Tensions remained high in Bor town, Jonglei, with more people reported to be moving out of the town.

• The number of people displaced within South Sudan rose to 923,000, with the highest increase in Upper Nile State.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 32 (as of 17 April 2014)

Highlights

 Heavy fighting in Bentiu, Unity State, on 14-15 April caused thousands of people to flee to the UN base. Civilians were reportedly targeted during the violence.

 An attack by armed youth on the UN base in Bor on 17 April killed dozens of civilians and injured many more.

 The number of people displaced within South Sudan rose to 927,000, with the highest increase in Upper Nile State.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 31 (as of 10 April 2014)

Highlights

  • Clashes were reported in northern Upper Nile State, with tension mounting in and around Melut.

  • So far, aid agencies have reached around 1.1 million people, around one third of the people to be assisted by June. Over 960,000 people have been reached with medical interventions.

  • Over 100,000 people are reported to be displaced in and around Kodok, Lul and Wau Shiluk in Upper Nile State. They are in urgent need of assistance.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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