- FAO Situation Report – 20 July 2016
- UNICEF South Sudan Juba Humanitarian Crisis SitRep #8 – 25 July 2016
- IOM Wau Situation and Response Report 8, 25 Jul 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
The number of South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Uganda increased yesterday, with 3,870 people crossing the border. There has been a steady increase in the rate of new arrivals over the last ten days, with occasional spikes as people have accompanied Uganda military convoys evacuating Ugandans from South Sudan.
Number of new arrivals on Monday 25th July (as per field reports)
Number of new arrivals since 7th July 2016 (as per field reports)
Number of new arrivals registered since 1st January in Uganda (RIMS) (as of end of June)
Total number of South Sudanese refugees registered in Uganda (RIMS) (as of end of June)
WFP provided critical assistance as the Government of Uganda opened up a new village complex, to resettle South Sudanese refugees within the Adjumani settlement in northern Uganda.
WFP has so far assisted 3,000 refugees and Ugandans in the host communities with training and storage tools for reduced post-harvest food loss.
WFP is providing a protection ration to families with children, pregnant women and new mothers affected by moderate acute malnutrition in the Karamoja region.
On 23 July in Kabul, two explosions during a peaceful protest of Shiite Hazaras killed 80 and injured another 231 civilians --the deadliest attack in the capital since 2001. IS claimed responsibility for the attack, which risks to increase tensions between the Shias and the Sunnis.
The latest wave of violence in South Sudan has forced more than 36,000 people to cross into Uganda and more people are expected over the next couple of days. As one of the leading agencies receiving and assisting the new arrivals the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) are strives to stretch limited resources and provide timely and life-saving assistance.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 26 July 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
By: Adrian Edwards
Fighting in South Sudan that broke out on 8 July between rival factions loyal to Salva Kiir and Riek Machar has to date forced 37,491 people to flee the country to Uganda. To put this in context: In the past three weeks there have been more refugee arrivals in Uganda than in the entire first six months of 2016 (33,838).
3,701 Number of new arrivals on Sunday 24th July (as per field reports)
2,105 Number of new arrivals on Saturday 23rd July (as per field reports)
3,156 Number of new arrivals on Friday 22nd July (as per field reports)
35,448 Number of new arrivals since 7th July 2016 (as per field reports)
33,838* Number of new arrivals registered since 1st January in Uganda (RIMS) (as of end of June)
229,176* Total number of South Sudanese refugees registered in Uganda (RIMS) (as of end of June)
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.
Uganda has received 30,000 refugees in just three weeks and reception facilities are overflowing. Recent fighting in South Sudan has caused a new wave of arrivals, putting pressure on its southern neighbour, which was already hosting half a million refugees.
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1. Brief description of the emergency and impact
On July 9th renewed clashes broke out in the South Sudanese capital of Juba due to a reported power struggle between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the government and the SPLA opposition.
Fairfield, Conn. (July 22, 2016) - More than 2,000 refugees are arriving in Northern Uganda daily after fleeing the on-going threat of violence in war-torn South Sudan. 90% of the people crossing are women and children, including vulnerable mothers with newborn babies.
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
Sexual violence, including rape, by soldiers in uniform continues in Juba. The majority of attacks reported are taking place against women leaving the Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in search of food and other life-saving needs, including in the immediate vicinity of the PoC gates. Humanitarian agencies have requested additional foot patrols by UNMISS soldiers.
LWF received more than 12,000 people this week
(LWI) – Following violent clashes in South Sudan, thousands of South Sudanese have now arrived in Uganda to seek refuge in the neighboring country.
Most are entering through Elegu collection center at the border between South Sudan and Uganda, which has been managed by The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) since December 2013.
847,964 Total South Sudanese refugees as of 30 June (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 27 June)
USD 573.4 M Requested by UNHCR for the situation
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andreas Needham – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 22 July 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
By: Andreas Needham | 22 July 2016
Despite Uganda’s generous policy towards refugees, the latest influx is putting the country’s resources under strain.
By: Michael O'Hagan | 21 July 2016
Refugees from South Sudan arrive at a UNHCR collection centre on the South Sudan border in Egelo, Uganda. © UNHCR/Will Swanson
ADJUMANI, Uganda – Lucy Lul says she realised war was coming when she heard there was a convoy of vehicles on the road from Juba, the capital of South Sudan, to Uganda.