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27 Jun 2016 description


The humanitarian impact of the 2015-2016 El Niño is deeply alarming, affecting over 60 million people globally. The El Niño phenomenon is now in a neutral phase, but food insecurity caused by drought is not likely to peak before December. East and Southern Africa are the most affected regions, and humanitarian impacts will last well into 2017.

24 Jun 2016 description


  • Women and girls among displaced people remain at high risk of GBV in the region.

  • Conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) is the most prevalent form of GBV in humanitarian settings in eastern Africa.

  • Child marriage, rape and physical abuse are the common forms of GBV in stable environments, including southern Africa.

  • Regional WHS Commitments on gender call for end to financing gender blind programming.

23 Jun 2016 description


• Heavy rains and flash floods in Sennar State have destroyed 1,160 houses and damaged another 1,320 homes, according to SRCS.

• On 17 June, the Government of Sudan announced a 4-month ceasefire in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.

• An estimated 1,800 newly displaced people in West Kordofan State need humanitarian assistance, according to HAC.

• In 2016, about 72,000 South Sudanese have arrived in White Nile, East Darfur, South Darfur, South and West Kordofan states.

22 Jun 2016 description


This Dashboard provides an overview of the implementation of the 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan in Sudan that brings together 112 partners from across the UN system and non-governmental organizations to help 5.4 million people in need of emergency relief aid and other forms of humanitarian assistance. Vulnerability in Sudan - a country of 37.2 million - is driven primarily by conflict-induced displacement, chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.

21 Jun 2016 description

Executive Summary

UN and development partners, in collaboration with representatives of various national ministries, prepared this context analysis to better understand resilience to shocks that impact food insecurity and malnutrition in South Sudan. The analysis intends to support efforts by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Cooperatives and Rural Development (MAFCRD) to develop a framework for evidence-based resilience programming in South Sudan.

14 Jun 2016 description


• Nearly 4,500 internally displaced people departed the Bentiu Protection of Civilians site in May.

• Over 310,000 people are receiving humanitarian assistance and protection in southern Unity.

• Thousands remain displaced in Yambio and Gangura.

• Violent incidents against aid workers increased in May.

• Health partners investigate an outbreak of a haemorrhagic fever syndrome in Aweil.

Aid reaches people beyond Bentiu

09 Jun 2016 description
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• About 1,000 newly displaced people in Habila town, West Darfur need humanitarian assistance, according to an inter-agency mission.

• Humanitarian organisations continue to assess the needs of people affected by the Jebel Marra crisis and provide them with assistance and basic services.

• More than 70,000 South Sudanese have arrived in Sudan in the first five months of 2016 as a result of conflict and deteriorating food security conditions in South Sudan.

07 Jun 2016 description

In May, 78 access incidents were reported by humanitarian partners across the country, 73 per cent of which involved violence against humanitarian personnel and assets. The number of incidents reported was significantly higher than in April, when 48 incidents were reported, and also higher than the monthly average of 63 incidents reported from January to March. The majority of the incidents reported in May occurred in Central Equatoria, followed by Unity.

04 Jun 2016 description

Foreword by the Humanitarian Coordinator

For millions of people in South Sudan, 2015 was characterized by unspeakable devastation. Civilians faced brutal and intense violence and humanitarian needs increased exponentially.
People were forcibly displaced – many multiple times – from their homes and land, livelihoods were disrupted and decimated, and basic services were destroyed, damaged or shutdown. By the end of the year, over 6.1 million people – more than half of the country’s population – were in need of humanitarian assistance.

01 Jun 2016 description
  • As of 30 May 2016, financial requirements of UN-coordinated Humanitarian Response Plans, Flash Appeals and Regional Refugee Plans as reflected in the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) amount to an unprecedented US$20.8 billion and are expected to rise. These appeals are currently funded at $4.8 billion, or 23 per cent. $16 billion in financial requirements remain unmet. Overall, humanitarian operations in 2016 are funded at almost $9.2 billion.

30 May 2016 description


• Humanitarian Coordinator condemns violence against aid workers.

• About 21,400 people are displaced in the Greater Baggari area in Wau County.

• Health partners are stepping up malaria preparedness and response efforts.

• There are reports of increasing food insecurity in Eastern Equatoria.

• UN Special Representative calls for action against sexual violence.


No. of Internally Displaced Persons 1.69 million