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28 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 120 cases of Acute Jaundice Syndrome in Sortony, North Darfur.

  • Funding challenges for mobile health clinics supporting IDPs in Blue Nile State.

  • South Sudanese refugees in East Darfur to be relocated.

  • Almost 43,000 people affected by rains and flooding in parts of Sudan.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

Displaced people in Sudan (as of Dec 2015) - Up to 3.2 million

Displaced people in Darfur (as of Dec 2015) - Up to 2.6 million

26 Jul 2016 description

Fighting in Juba, South Sudan’s capital, from 7 to 11 July left hundreds of people dead or injured and tens of thousands displaced, mostly women and children. Humanitarian partners estimate that more than 36,000 people were displaced at the height of the fighting and had sought shelter in various locations throughout Juba. This includes more than 10,800 people hosted in the UNMISS sites, in addition to the more than 28,000 people who have been sheltering in the UN protection of civilians (PoC) sites in Juba before the recent fighting began.

22 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fighting in Juba left hundreds of people dead or injured and tens of thousands displaced.

  • Sharp increase in suspected cholera cases.

  • The number of South Sudanese people seeking shelter and safety in Uganda has risen significantly.

  • One aid worker killed during fighting in Buaw, Koch County.

  • Partners face challenges to meet growing needs in and around Wau.

Thousands displaced by fighting in Juba

21 Jul 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heavy rain and flash floods observed in many states.

  • New sites have been identified for South Sudanese refugees arriving in East Darfur.

  • Funding challenges for clinics reported in South Darfur.

  • 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan for Sudan was launched.

FIGURES 2 0 1 6 HRP

Displaced people in Sudan (as of Dec 2015)
Up to 3.2 million

Displaced people in Darfur (as of Dec 2015)
Up to 2.6 million

GAM burden 2.1 million

20 Jul 2016 description

In June 2016, 64 access incidents were reported by humanitarian partners across South Sudan, 84 per cent of which involved violence against humanitarian personnel and assets. Other access impediments included active hostilities and interference in implementation of programmes. Most of the incidents reported in June (48 per cent) occurred in Juba, Central Equatoria, followed by Lakes, Jonglei, Unity, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, Upper Nile and Western Equatoria.

18 Jul 2016 description

This is the sixth OCHA Flash Update on the situation in Juba, which provides a summary/overview of the situation and response. This will be the last OCHA daily Flash Update.

18 Jul 2016 description

As of 16 July, estimates indicate that some 12,800 newly displaced people are sheltering in collective sites, including UN bases, in Juba. Humanitarian partners are continuing to visit sites to verify numbers of IDPs

17 Jul 2016 description

Flash Update #5 – 15 July 2016

This is the fifth OCHA Flash Update on the situation in Juba, which provides a summary/overview of the situation and response.

15 Jul 2016 description

This is the fourth OCHA Flash Update on the situation in Juba, which provides a summary/overview of the situation and response.

Three days into the tenuous ceasefire in Juba, many people have begun to return to their homes. Humanitarians have now visited all of the reported collective sites and estimate that some 12,860 people remain displaced, including around 4,300 in the UNMISS sites and some 8,560 outside.

14 Jul 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• A new site has been identified for the relocation of South Sudanese refugees in Khor Omer camp in East Darfur.

• Humanitarian assistance is needed for 17,000 people in Thur, Central Darfur.

• Initial humanitarian support has been provided for IDPs in Um Tajok, West Darfur.

• Flooding is anticipated in many states during the coming months.

New site for South Sudanese refugees in Khor Omer

14 Jul 2016 description

KEY FACTS

  • Beginning in late January 2016, there was an influx of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan and settling for the first time in large numbers in East Darfur. By the end of June 2016, some 53,000 verified and unverified arrivals have been recorded throughout eight localities in the state. The majority of these arrivals, some 30,000 people, have settled in Ed Daein locality’s Khor Omer IDP camp while the remaining are scattered throughout the other seven localities.

13 Jul 2016 description
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Total population 38.4M

People in need 5.8M

People targeted 4.6M

Requirements (US$) 952M

Humanitarian partners 80

Needs, targets & requirements

13 Jul 2016 description

This is the third OCHA Flash Update on the situation in Juba.

Juba reportedly remains calm as the ceasefire seems to be holding.

12 Jul 2016 description

(Juba, 12 July 2016): Following days of clashes in Juba that have left tens of thousands of people displaced, and hundreds killed or injured, the Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan has called for swift, safe and unhindered humanitarian access to all people in need.

12 Jul 2016 description

This is the first OCHA Flash Update on the situation in South Sudan

Fighting erupted in Juba on 7 July and has intensified over subsequent days as the situation deteriorates.

Preliminary estimates place the death toll at about 270, including over 30 civilians.

12 Jul 2016 description

This is the second OCHA Flash Update on the situation in Juba.

Juba has mostly been reportedly calm following the announcement of ceasefires by President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar on 11 July.

11 Jul 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • South Sudanese fleeing conflict and food insecurity continue to arrive in Sudan, the majority of whom are in East Darfur.

  • Food assistance has been provided by WFP to 17,000 newly displaced people in Thur, Central Darfur.

  • An estimated 3,000 newly displaced people in West Kordofan need food, shelter and other basic assistance.

  • The response for IDPs from Jebel Marra continues.

  • UNAMID's mandate in Darfur has been extended to 30 June 2017.

07 Jul 2016 description
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In May, flash points in the Greater Bahr El Ghazal and Greater Equatoria regions continued to generate humanitarian needs. In Western Bahr El Ghazal, tens of thousands of people remained displaced in and around Wau, and sporadic clashes were reported during the month. In Central Equatoria, fighting in early May in Lobonok Payam between cattle keepers and youth caused displacement, while fighting in Mangalla Payam reportedly displaced some 2,600 people north to Terekeka.