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25 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The State Ministry of Health (SMoH) has reported high rates of malnutrition in West Darfur over the past few months.

• Over 200,000 people have been affected by heavy rain and flooding since early June, according to HAC.

• On 20 August, the first group of 105 South Sudanese refugees was relocated from Khor Omer to Kario camp in East Darfur.

• On 17 August, the UN held a press conference in Khartoum to mark World Humanitarian Day.

Spike in severe acute malnutrition admissions in West Darfur

25 Aug 2016 description
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KEY FACTS

  • Beginning in late January 2016, there has been an influx of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan and settling in large numbers in East Darfur. As of 14 August, the number of new arrivals recorded in East Darfur exceeds 50,000 individuals. Over 30,000 of these South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Khor Omer camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), Ed Daein locality, and the remainder arrived throughout the other seven localities in the state.

24 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Persisting insecurity impedes humanitarian access in Bambari, Ouaka province.

  • Since January, over 173,000 people received emergency food assistance.

  • Refugees in Bambouti require access to basic social services including schools and health facilities.

  • The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocates USD 9 million to the CAR.

Upsurge of violence hinders humanitarian access to the people in need of assistance

23 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• On World Humanitarian Day, humanitarian community pays tribute to 59 aid workers killed in South Sudan since December 2013.

• Armed clashes and ambushes prevent humanitarians from reaching displaced people in Greater Equatoria.

• Humanitarian organizations strive to meet growing needs as the number of internally displaced people increases in Wau town.

• Intermittent fighting has forced thousands of people to flee their homes in central and southern Unity.

23 Aug 2016 description

A total of 90 access incidents were documented in July, the highest recorded since June 2015. July saw a substantial rise in incidents of active hostilities attributed to state security forces and other armed actors across the country, from four in June to 14 in July. In July, most access incidents were documented in Juba, followed by Unity, Lakes, Western Bahr el Ghazal, Jonglei, Eastern Equatoria, Upper Nile, Warrap, Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Western Equatoria respectively.

IMPACT ON HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

19 Aug 2016 description

(Juba, 19 August 2016): On World Humanitarian Day, the Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, Eugene Owusu, has called for an end to impunity for violence against aid workers in Africa’s newest nation. “Attacks against aid workers are unacceptable and violate international humanitarian law,” said Mr. Owusu. “I have said this repeatedly since I took up this position, and yet humanitarians in South Sudan continue to be attacked, threatened and harassed.”

18 Aug 2016 description

Le coordonnateur des secours d’urgence a décidé d’allouer 50 millions de dollars du Fonds central pour les interventions d’urgence (CERF) afin d’aider deux millions de personnes vivant dans six pays victimes de crises oubliées. Les fonds alloués permettront de maintenir des secours d’urgence essentiels là où les besoins sont critiques et les ressources insuffisantes :

  • Au Yémen où sévit une grave crise humanitaire, et où plus de personnes sont dans le besoin que partout ailleurs (13 millions de personnes).

18 Aug 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 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

16 Aug 2016 description

Période à venir
16 au 22 août

Zone Centre :

Mission d’appui à la coordination de la réponse cholera dans la Kémo du 17 août au 2 septembre 2016

Plaidoyer pour le démantèlement des barrières sur l’axe Botto et sensibilisation des groupes armés de la zone aux principes humanitaires.

Zone Est :

Plaidoyer auprès des forces internationales pour renforcer les actions de protection des civils après le retrait des forces ougandaises des préfectures du Mbomou et Haut-Mbomou.

15 Aug 2016 description

The Emergency Relief Coordinator has approved $50 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) during the 2016 second underfunded emergencies allocation round to assist about 2 million people in neglected crises in six countries. The funds will sustain life-saving relief in emergencies where human suffering is alarmingly high, but available resources are critically low. The funding will address three humanitarian priorities:

11 Aug 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heavy rains and flooding affect an estimated 122,000 people across much of Sudan.

  • Increase in malaria cases reported in Blue Nile State.

  • Health concerns regarding Acute Jaundice Syndrome and Hepatitis E for IDPs in Sortony, North Darfur.

  • Two new camps are being constructed for up to 40,000 South Sudanese refugees in East Darfur.

Estimated 122,000 flood-affected people in Sudan

11 Aug 2016 description

OVERVIEW

This Dashboard provides an overview of the implementation of the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan in Sudan that brings together 80 partners from across the UN system and non-governmental organisations to help 4.6 million people in need of emergency relief aid and other forms of humanitarian assistance. Vulnerability in Sudan - a country of 38.4 million - is driven primarily by conflict-induced displacement, chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.

10 Aug 2016 description

Thank you.

I have just returned from a three-day visit to South Sudan, where I had the opportunity to see for myself the enormous and complex humanitarian crisis facing the people of this young country, and the impact of recent fighting and violence.

This was my second visit to South Sudan since I assumed this role last June. Sadly, in the past year, the humanitarian situation has significantly deteriorated, including in areas that were relatively stable, and displacement and hunger are now widespread across the country.

09 Aug 2016 description

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

La détérioration sécuritaire dans plusieurs territoires et le démantèlement forcé des camps/sites de déplacés a suscité de nouveaux mouvements de population ainsi que la destruction ou la perte massive des biens et services de base.

09 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

This Humanitarian Snapshot provides an overview of the humanitarian situation in Sudan, as of 30 June 2016, using information obtained from UN agencies and partners, including the Government of Sudan. People living in protracted displacement in Darfur since 2003 and those displaced or affected by conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile States since 2011 account for most people in need of humanitarian aid.

08 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN Humanitarian Chief visits South Sudan and calls on all parties to uphold their responsibilities to protect civilians.

  • Since fighting erupted in Juba in mid-July, tens of thousands of people have fled South Sudan to neighbouring countries.

  • Cholera has been confirmed in Juba and Terekeka in Central Equatoria and the Duk Islands in Jonglei.

  • Malaria cases exceed 2015 levels.