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25 Nov 2014 description

Pakistan: Drought conditions in Sindh have affected nearly 1.7 million people; nearly 500 have died in Tharparkar, including 296 children. In FATA, the number of people displaced by the military’s operation Khyber One in the Tirah Valley has grown to 440,000 people, adding to 993,000 displaced by operations in North Waziristan.

Liberia: Two million children are thought to be affected by the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. High levels of unemployment are affecting income: 70% of households in a recent survey said they do not have enough money to afford food.

25 Nov 2014 description

Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2155 (2014), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 30 November and requested that I report on the implementation of the Mission’s mandate every 60 days. The report provides an update to my previous report (S/2014/708), dated 30 September 2014, covering developments from 24 September to 24 November.
25 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • The Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) released in October 2014, identified 3.2 million people in need of relief assistance in Ethiopia until December 2014.

  • As at end October distribution for the 4th round was at 96 Percent and distribution for the 5th round 24 percent.

25 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • WFP urgently requires US$120 million for the next six months to meet the needs of all refugees in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan.

  • The resource situation remains critical in all four countries. WFP has started reducing rations in the November distributions in Kenya. In Ethiopia, rations may be reduced if additional resources are not received soon.

  • Congestion in camps is of concern, in Ethiopia and Kenya in particular. Negotiations with authorities on land access are ongoing.

25 Nov 2014 description
report Sudan Tribune

November 24, 2014 (JUBA) – A forum of South Sudanese political leaders has urged the country’s warring parties to make the necessary concessions to end the ongoing war in the young nation.

The call came as reports emerged that the eighth session of peace negotiations led by the East African regional bloc (IGAD) initially scheduled for 25 November in Ethiopia, had been adjourned indefinitely.

“This is yet another sign that the warring parties do not have the political will to bring this destructive war to an end,” said the political parties in a joint press release.

25 Nov 2014 description

24 November – Uganda: Over 40,000 refugees from South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo who have fled conflict in their countries to neighbouring Uganda, are in dire need of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. SPRINT will provide with USD 39,220 for life-saving SRH aid to refugees in Uganda.

25 Nov 2014 description
report Sudan Tribune

November 23, 14 (BOR) – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said it was providing humanitarian assistance to at least 39,000 displaced people in South Sudan’s Jonglei state county of Twic East.

WFP’s spokesman, George Fominyen told Sudan Tribune by phone that non-droppable food items had reached Mabior in Twic East, with air operation planned to for Monday, should weather allow.

25 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

• As of November 17, IOM has resumed transportation assistance to South Sudanese refugees stranded by heavy rains and flooding in Matar.

• The total number of refugees evacuated by IOM is 173,874 in Gambella and 2,599 in Benishangul‐Gumuz.

General Overview

24 Nov 2014 description

This month’s issue focuses on rebel violence in central Africa’s DR-Congo, on-going and escalating volatility in Libya, prospects of peace in Mali as talks continue apace in Algeria, and a review of electoral violence in Mozambique. A special focus topic highlights the dynamics, uses and patterns of remote violence such as that involving IEDs and landmines on the continent.

24 Nov 2014 description

24 November 2014 - Hundreds of women from three counties in Western Equatoria state recently received training in agriculture technology to help them to produce more food for sale and consumption.

About 225 women from Yambio, Nzara and Maridi counties attended the training, organized by UN Women in collaboration with the state government.

Zulifa Dawa, State Minister of Gender, Child and Social Welfare said the training was organized because the state’s women, who are members of cooperative societies, are active in the agriculture sector.

24 Nov 2014 description

24 November 2014 - A week-long peace conference in the Greater Tonj region, Warrap State, ended recently with delegates calling for greater women protection.

The call was one of five resolutions adopted at the end of the conference which brought together chiefs, youth groups, commissioners and community leaders from the Tonj South, Tonj North and Tonj East counties, which make up the region.

Aiming to enhance protection of women, delegates passed a resolution to increase compensation for women killed in conflict from 31 cows to 51 cows.

24 Nov 2014 description

KEY EVENTS

  • Humanitarian partners continue to coordinate necessary response to floodaffected communities through the Gode, Jijiga (Somali region) and Amibara (Afar region) Incident Command Posts (ICP).

  • Eritrean refugees continue to arrive in northern Ethiopia in high numbers. 2,173 refugees arrived so far in November

24 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Kyung-wha Kang, concluded a three-day mission to South Sudan, calling on all parties to the conflict to respect their ceasefire commitments, and urged for more international support to enable humanitarians to scale-up and expand critical aid operations.

  • The security situation in the Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in Malakal remained relatively calm, as community elders engaged the warring youth in a bid to defuse the tensions.

24 Nov 2014 description

March 26th -26th April 2014

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Terekeka County is among the 6 counties of Central Equatoria State. It borders Mvolo and Munduri East Counties of Western Equatoria to the West. Awarial County, Lake State to the North, Bor South County, Jonglei State to the North East, Lafon County, Eastern Equatoria State to the East, and Juba County to the South. The County consists of 9 payams and 46 bomas. The payams are Terekeka, Tali, Tindilo, Muni, Nyori, Reggo, Rijiong, Tombek, and Gemeiza.

24 Nov 2014 description
report Malaria Consortium

• Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) prevalence rate in Aweil center was 5.7 % (3.8 - 8.6 95% C.I.) in May 2014 which exceed WHO’s threshold of 2.0 %. 

• Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) in Aweil center was 21.1 % (17.1 - 25.9 95% C.I.) There was no significant difference in the prevalence rates between May 2012, 2013 and May 2014(P>0.05).

24 Nov 2014 description

1. Executive Summary

The integrated nutrition and retrospective mortality survey was carried out by Johanniter International Assistance in Jur River County, Western Bahr el Ghazal (WBG) State in collaboration with WBG SMOH and Jur River County Health Department. Located in east and northeast parts of the State, the Jur River County is divided into six payams- Marial Bai, Wambai, Udici, Kangi, Kuajena and Roch Roch Dong with Nyinakok as County head quarter