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10 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between February and March 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

10 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between February and March 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

09 Jun 2017 description

Welcome to the June issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project’s (ACLED) Conflict Trends report. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Weekly updates to realtime conflict event data are published on the ACLED website.

09 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Floods have been reported following heavy rains in Amhara, Gambella, Oromia, SNNP and Somali regions. The National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) activated the National Flood Task Force for preparedness and response.

• The Somali Regional Health Bureau, UNICEF and WHO trained 212 front line health personnel in 41 prioritized case treatment centres (CTCs) across the region on the management of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) for severely malnourished children.

09 Jun 2017 description

A cessation of hostilities agreement between warring ethnic groups in the Jonglei region is a “first step to dialogue and engagement but we now need to build on that and show that there is a real dividend for peace,” the head of UN peacekeeping in South Sudan, UNMISS, has said.

09 Jun 2017 description

Context for operational challenges

IPC numbers of acute food insecurity being updated, final report expected by mid June

• Initial delayed start of rains, particularly in former Central Equatoria State, but improvementssince May throughout the country

• Levels of food insecurity continue to worsen in Jonglei and Upper Nile

• Insecurity restricts trade routes through the Western Corridor

• Security related incidents in Leer and Mayendit counties, including an attack on Luom in May where homes where looted, burned and destroyed

09 Jun 2017 description

FAO-WFP report is an invaluable tool for the UN Security Council, says its President

FAO Director-General introduces report on food insecurity in conflict-affected countries

9 June 2017, New York - In a meeting with the United Nations Security Council President, Ambassador Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz of Bolivia, FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva has introduced an updated version of a joint FAO and World Food Programme (WFP) report on the monitoring of food insecurity in conflict-affected crisis.

09 Jun 2017 description

Le rapport de la FAO souligne des pertes importantes dues à la perturbation des activités agricoles, à la hausse des prix et au déplacement des moyens d’existence

09 Jun 2017 description

The overall purpose of the National MHPSS CG is to bring together in one forum all the stakeholders working in the area of MHPSS with the view to enhancing the response to MHPSS needs of affected persons in the Republic of South Sudan, and thus improving their access to quality services and support. The body is led by International Organization for Migration (IOM), Handicap International, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Medical Corps (IMC).

09 Jun 2017 description

EMERGENCY MOBILE TEAM INTERVENTIONS

IOM provides life-saving services to vulnerable communities, displaced and famine affected populations, by strengthening systems (supporting partners or government facilities), and responding to disease outbreaks.

IOM health Rapid Response Team (RRT) and WASH Emergency Preparedness and Response (EP&R) teams deploy at the request of their respective Cluster’s Emergency Response Technical Working Group.

09 Jun 2017 description

Key Activities

In the past week, relief agencies continued to provide assistance to new arrivals at existing displacement sites since population influxes following the outbreak of violence on April 10. The Government proceeded with relocation of IDPs from Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) to Hai Masna. Some families chose to move to the already congested UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) site, where currently 39,915 people are registered.

09 Jun 2017 description

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought

FAO report notes heavy toll of disrupted farming, higher prices and displaced livelihoods

8 June 2017, Rome-- Large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are buoying global food supply conditions, but protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry elsewhere, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

09 Jun 2017 description
report Mercy Corps

The refugee crisis is a human crisis: Behind the statistics are people filled with unique life experiences and dreams for the future. They are mothers longing to return home, fathers yearning to work again, children searching for a childhood.

We are witnessing a massive shift of humanity unlike any seen before. More than 65 million people around the world—roughly the population of France—are displaced from their homes. More than 11 million of them are from just five places: Syria, Afghanistan, the Lake Chad basin, South Sudan, and Somalia.

09 Jun 2017 description

Dryness remains in parts of East Africa, while early season rains continue over lower Sahel

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall since late February has resulted in moisture deficits throughout many parts of southern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

  2. Limited rainfall since March has led to developing moisture deficits across parts of Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, and southern Guinea.

Central Asia Weather Hazards

09 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between February and March 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

09 Jun 2017 description
  • 272,935 total refugee population