- IOM Humanitarian Update #66, 28 Jul 2016
- FAO Situation Report – 20 July 2016
- UNICEF South Sudan Juba Humanitarian Crisis SitRep #8 – 25 July 2016
Appeals & Funding
- 2016 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan
- IOM South Sudan Consolidated Appeal 2016
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- UNHCR: Revised South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan (Jan-Dec 2016)
- WHO Humanitarian Response Plan 2016
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2016 PDF XLS
- Guide to Giving: Key ways of contributing to the crisis response in South Sudan
- OCHA South Sudan
- UNHCR South Sudan Situation Information Sharing Portal
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- A man-made catastrophe - A multimedia journey through South Sudan
- Open Data for South Sudan
- International Organization for Migration South Sudan
- Office of the IGAD Special Envoys for South Sudan
- Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC)
- Food Security Cluster: South Sudan
- Logistics Cluster: South Sudan
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/NEW YORK, JULY 29, 2016 — The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding to a cholera outbreak in Juba by vaccinating people at high risk, providing clean drinking water and supporting medical treatment, as more than 300 cases have been recorded in the city, including five deaths.
UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF STEPHEN O’BRIEN TO VISIT SOUTH SUDAN
WHO: Stephen O’Brien, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
WHAT: Mission to South Sudan
WHEN: 1-3 August 2016
WHERE: Juba, Wau and Aweil
Main season rainfall above average over most of Sudan
More than 4.4 million people are expected to face Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or worse acute food insecurity between July and September 2016, including more than 100,000 people in Emergency (IPC Phase 4). Current food insecurity is being driven by El Nino-related drought in 2015, exacerbated in South Kordofan, Blue Nile, and Darfur States by continued conflict that has caused displacement and disruptions to livelihoods and markets.
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.
7751st Meeting (PM)
The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 12 August, determining that the situation in that country constituted a threat to international peace and security.
Unanimously adopting resolution 2302 (2016), the Council authorized UNMISS to use all necessary means to carry out its tasks.
United Nations, United States | AFP | Friday 7/29/2016 - 23:48 GMT
The United States urged the UN Security Council on Friday to back a regional force for South Sudan to shore up UN peacekeepers unable to cope with the violence.
The council adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the UN mission in South Sudan, known as UNMISS, until August 12 to allow time to negotiate another measure authorizing the new force.
29 juillet 2016, Rome -**Un rapport élaboré par les deux agences onusiennes alerte sur le sort de millions de personnes vivant dans les 17 pays touchés par des conflits prolongés et qui se trouvent actuellement en situation de grave insécurité alimentaire. Selon le document présenté au Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU, ces conflits entravent également les efforts mondiaux visant à éradiquer la malnutrition.**
The number of people fleeing to Uganda from South Sudan on a daily basis continues to number in the thousands, with 2,319 people crossing border yesterday.
1,444 refugees crossed the border using the Elegu border point (Adjumani axis), 193 in Moyo, 39 in Lamwo and 308 in Oraba (Arua district. 335 refugees were received at Kiryandongo Reception Centre in Mid-West Uganda.
Relocation of IDPs to UN House started on 28 July with relocation of 62 IDPs from UNMISS Tongping. 16 cases of cholera so far recorded at the site with one positive confirmed by culture at the national laboratory. The wider humanitarian community including Health, WASH and protection partners to provide guidance to inform relocation going forward.
OCHA reports that 12,588 people remain displaced by the insecurity in Juba. Of these 11,338 people are sheltering in the UN Tong Ping and UN House bases. An estimated 1,250 IDPs are staying in Don Bosco collective center in Gumbo.
The Dutch Embassy in Juba has, in a release, reaffirmed continued assistance to the people of South Sudan, in view of the humanitarian situation prevailing in the country.
“The release was issued to assure the people that we stand by them, and that we stand ready to support any development in the implementation of the Peace Agreement,” Ambassador Robert Van Den Dool told Radio Miraya in an exclusive interview.
Heavy rains may lead to flooding in East and West Africa, dryness persists in Central America
Consistent and above average rain over the past few weeks has led to moisture surpluses throughout much of Eastern Africa. Torrential rain is forecast to continue over western Sudan and the highlands of Ethiopia and Eritrea, which is likely to raise the River Nile and Al Gash River levels further and potentially result in flooding over many areas of Sudan during the next week.
847,964 The total number of South Sudanese Refugees (both pre Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)
114,337 Old caseload before 15 Dec. 2013 (covered by the regular budget)
266,916 Refugees in South Sudan - 1.69 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
FUNDING (as of 27 June)
USD 573.4 M Requested for the situation
CONTRIBUTIONS: USD 85.4M
GAP: 488.0 M
- 30,966 South Sudanese arrivals into Ethiopia, White Nile in Sudan, Uganda and Kenya in the past week (18 – 24 July), based on field reports
- 890,137 Total South Sudanese refugees as of 24 July (both pre Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)
- 973,000 Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)
- 266,916 Refugees in South Sudan
- 1.69 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan
FUNDING (as of 18 July)
- USD 608.8 M Requested by UNHCR for the …
A bracelet exercise confirmed population of IDPs in Tongpiny to be 4,500 individuals. Relocation of IDPs to UN House due to start Thursday 28 July. 15 cases of cholera so far recorded at the site with one positive confirmed by culture at the national laboratory. The wider humanitarian community including Health, WASH and protection partners to provide guidance to inform relocation going forward.
The United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) is a network of depots around the world (Ghana, Italy, UAE, Malaysia, Panama, Spain) that stores and manages relief items on behalf of the humanitarian community. Strategic stocks of emergency relief goods are available at any given time and, at the onset of an emergency, UNHRD is ready to dispatch immediately.
UNHCR redeploys staff from other parts of the country while partner organizations set up new health clinics to cope with the influx.
By: Michael O’Hagan | 28 July 2016
ADJUMANI, Uganda – On a rainy day in northern Uganda, Esther Ojabajon surveys the small plot of land that is now her home. Her children pull up handfuls of the tall grass, burning it to prepare the land to build a shelter of wood and tarpaulin.
7750th Meeting (AM)
The Security Council underscored the importance of long-term institution-building as a critical part of peacebuilding in Africa, as it held an open debate today on the topic where speakers emphasized the importance of addressing the root causes of conflict, the need for predictable and sustainable financing, and closer cooperation with the African Union and subregional organizations.