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21 Feb 2017 description

The South Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SSHF) is a multi-donor pooled fund that supports the timely allocation and disbursement of donor resources to humanitarian partners to respond to the most critical needs in a strategic and coordinated manner. Through the SSHF:

• Funds are channeled to where they are most needed according to the most urgent priorities within the Humanitarian Response Plan as agreed by the humanitarian community.

17 Feb 2017 description


  • Humanitarian organizations will target some 5.8 million people across South Sudan with humanitarian assistance and protection in 2017.

  • Displaced people arrive in Kodok and in Aburoc following clashes on the western bank of the River Nile in and around Wau Shilluk.

  • Displacement, loss of property and violations against civilians reported by people displaced by fighting in parts of Nasir.

16 Feb 2017 description


By the end of December 2016, more than 3.2 million people had been forced out of their homes, including more than 1.85 million internally displaced and 1.4 million seeking refuge in countries neighbouring South Sudan.

16 Feb 2017 description
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  • About 80,000 people returned to Umm Dukhun locality, Central Darfur between 2014 and 2016.

  • Returnees in Um Dukhun have poor access to basic services—such as water, education, health and nutrition services.

  • Over 300,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since mid-December 2013.

  • WFP provided food assistance to 3.9 million people across Sudan in 2016.


/# people in need in Sudan (2016 HNO) 5.8 million

16 Feb 2017 description

In January 2017, there was a reduction in the number of humanitarian access incidents reported (64) compared with December 2016 (77). However, the impact on humanitarian operations was substantial, due to relocations of aid workers and suspension of operations in multiple locations. About 53 per cent of incidents reported involved violence against humanitarian personnel or assets. During the month, there were nine incidents involving restrictions of movement within the county, representing a significant increase from December 2016 when there were three cases.

16 Feb 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • 2 600 personnes sinistrées de Ngilima en attente d’assistance, trois semaines après la tempête.

  • La région du Sud Irumu toujours en urgence alimentaire.

  • 60 000 déplacés signalés entre novembre 2016 et janvier 2017 dans les régions du Sud Irumu et de Mambasa.

Aperçu de la situation

15 Feb 2017 description

In January 2017, renewed fighting in Upper Nile and the Equatorias displaced thousands of civilians. In all, over 58,000 South Sudanese sought refuge in neighbouring Uganda in January alone, mainly from Yei, Morobo, Lainya and Kajo-Keji. In Western Equatoria, about 4,000 people fled to Yambio town and another 3,000 displaced to Makpandu, Rimenze Church and Kasia Boma following attacks on Bazungua, Bazumburo, Bodo, Gitikiri and Rimenze villages, north of Yambio town.

14 Feb 2017 description



Lack of financial resources is jeopardizing WFP and partners’ ability to provide livesaving food assistance to the refugees in eastern Cameroon, leaving a US$16 million gap in funding. A complete gap is expected from June onwards, pending new food consignments. Since last October, a decline in funding had already forced WFP to cut food and cash assistance by half to some 156,000 CAR refugees, who are now surviving on a minimal food ration.


13 Feb 2017 description

(Juba, 13 February 2017): Humanitarian organizations are appealing for US$1.6 billion to provide life-saving assistance and protection to 5.8 million people across South Sudan in 2017.

“The humanitarian situation in South Sudan has deteriorated dramatically due to the devastating combination of conflict, economic decline and climatic shocks,” said Mr. Eugene Owusu, the Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan. “In 2017, we are facing unprecedented needs, in an unprecedented number of locations, and these needs will increase during the upcoming lean season.”

13 Feb 2017 description

Humanitarian needs & key figures

Over the past year, the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan has deepened and spread, affecting people in areas previously considered stable and exhausting the coping capacity of those already impacted. Three years on from the outbreak of conflict in December 2013, nearly 7.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection across the country as a result of armed conflict, inter-communal violence, economic crisis, disease outbreaks and climatic shocks.

13 Feb 2017 description


Under the 2017 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan, humanitarian partners aim to respond to the most life-threatening needs of 5.8 million people out of an estimated 7.5 million in need of humanitarian protection and assistance across South Sudan.

13 Feb 2017 description




• 2017 : 7,3M

• 2018 : 7,5M

• 2019 : 7,7M


• 2017 : 6,7M

• 2018 : 7,1M

• 2019 : 7,2M


• 2017 : 748,0M

• 2018 : 780,5M

• 2019 : 776,6M

Total : 2,3 milliards





10 Feb 2017 description

(Kinshasa, 10 février 2017) : La communauté humanitaire de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) et les autorités congolaises ont lancé aujourd’hui un appel de 748 millions de dollars afin d’assister 6,7 millions de personnes en 2017 - première année d’un Plan de Réponse Humanitaire triennal novateur en RDC. Son objectif est de répondre au cours des 36 prochains mois aux besoins humanitaires de millions de civils touchés par l’une des crises les plus aiguës et prolongées au monde.

10 Feb 2017 description

(Kinshasa, 10 February 2017): The humanitarian community in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Congolese authorities today launched an appeal for US$ 748 million to assist 6.7 million people in 2017 –marking the first year of a new three-year action plan in the DRC. Its objective over the next 36 months is to respond to the humanitarian needs of millions of civilians affected by one of the world’s most acute and protracted crises.