- OCHA: South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 2 | 10 February 2016
- FAO: Situation Update – February 2016
- UNMISS/OHCHR: The State of Human Rights in the Protracted Conflict in South Sudan
Appeals & Funding
- 2016 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan
- IOM South Sudan Consolidated Appeal 2016
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2015 PDF XLS
- Guide to Giving: Key ways of contributing to the crisis response in South Sudan
CAFOD welcomes the UN High Level Panel report on the growing issue of how the international community can meet the financial costs of responding to humanitarian crises.
January 15, 2016 (JUBA) -The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Christine Beerli, has described his organization’s humanitarian operation in South Sudan as the largest in Africa and also ranks second in world’s humanitarian emergency response.
Beerli in a brief meeting with South Sudan vice president, James Wani Igga, said the country remains as the second largest humanitarian operation response in the world due to the ongoing conflicts and displacement of civilian populations across the country.
733,644 Total number of refugees
39,273 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
49.6% Percentage of women and girls
57.4% Percentage of Children
Population of concern-updated
A total of 733,644 of concern
(As of 31December 2015)
USD 318.9 million requested
This matrix is prepared and published monthly, representing what happened in various sectors in the particular reference month. This indicators matrix is a step towards showing a comprehensive picture of the current situation in Gambella region and establishing a basis for initial trend and gap analysis. In order to better understand the matrix, following are the explanatory notes on some of the sector indicators
By Ryan Cummings
115,987 Total new arrivals from South Sudan
97,989 camp refugee population
17,998 non-camp refugee population
Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in decades, with over 10.2 million people requiring food aid in 2016. An estimated 435,000 children are in need of treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM), and more than 1.7 million children, pregnant and lactating women with moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) will require supplementary feeding.
As of October 2015, UNICEF has supported the treatment of 291,214 under-five children suffering severe acute malnutrition (SAM) with a cure rate of 88 per cent.
Over 194,888 persons have arrived in Sudan from South Sudan
- 128,802 persons have received humanitarian assistance (specific assistance only)
- Sudan hosts an estimated 350,000 Southern Sudanese individuals following the separation of South Sudan from Sudan * Abyei PCA Box is estimated to have received 2,496 (IOM)
Mothers queue for nut paste to feed not just their babies but their whole families, as conflict and inflation stop food reaching parts of South Sudan
The baby lies limply in its mother’s arms. It is listless and feverish, its eyes half closed.
A pile of medical cards, documenting the weight and health of each child brought to this outdoor screening clinic for malnourished children, blows away in the wind. No one notices except for a boy, who runs to retrieve them.
KAKUMA, Kenya GENEVA, 12 January 2016(LWI) - The dust has finally settled and top performing Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) class of 2015 candidates have had a week celebrating their achievements. Some are even gracing national TV stations to tell the whole world what it took for them to excel in the examinations. Others had parties in their honour as parents, siblings, former teachers and schoolmates seek to share in the glory.
“…there is no greater gift on earth that we can give South Sudanese children than to give them the best possible opportunity to learn, dream of the impossible, and realize their full potential.”
- As of 12 January 2016, Kakuma had registered 48,780 refugees from South Sudan since influx which started on 15 December 2013. During the reporting period 320 individuals were transported to the camp from Nadapal border. As of 11 January 2016 the total registered camp population was 184,966 with 93,628 (50.6%) from South Sudan.
UPDATE ON ACHIEVEMENTS
About 1,000 newly displaced people from Mulli village move to Abu Zar IDP camp near El Geneina after protests and violence.
• An estimated 73,000 people need water, sanitation and health assistance in Um Dafug and Rahad el Berdi areas of South Darfur as identified by an inter-agency mission.
• Humanitarian aid corridor via Sudan to South Sudan is extended for six months.
• The Sudanese Commission of Refugees (COR) will start refugee status determination in Khartoum, with UNHCR being an observer.