- South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update 19/2016, 1 - 15 Oct 2016
- OCHA South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 16, 20 Oct 2016
- WFP South Sudan Situation Report #147, 10 Oct 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)
- UNHCR: South Sudan Situation Supplementary Appeal January - December 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
- An aid worker was tragically shot and killed in an ambush on a clearly marked NGO vehicle in Eastern Equatoria.
- Outflows of refugees into Uganda continues.
- A new outbreak of measles was confirmed in Gogrial West in late September.
- The cholera outbreak has spread to Unity.
Aid worker killed in Eastern Equatoria
This Humanitarian Snapshot provides an overview of the humanitarian situation in Sudan, as of 30 September 2016, using information obtained from UN agencies and partners, including the Government of Sudan. People living in protracted displacement in Darfur since 2003 and those displaced or affected by conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile States since 2011 account for most people in need of humanitarian aid.
During September, 61,000 children under five were screened in IDP and refugee camps, 2,800 of whom were identified with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and admitted for treatment.
About 7,500 returnees in Um Baru locality, North Darfur received essential household supplies and improved shelters in the past week.
More than 3,700 South Sudanese refugees relocated to Kario site in East Darfur.
• Malgré ces vastes terres fertiles, des millions de Congolais ne mangent pas à leur faim.
• Près de 135 000 enfants dans le Nord-Kivu sont hors du circuit scolaire.
• Rapprocher les soins de santé de la population pour lutter contre les décès infantiles dans le Tanganyika.
• Considérée comme une zone post-conflit depuis une décennie, l’Ituri fait encore face à une forte instabilité.
LE PARADOXE ALIMENTAIRE CONGOLAIS
In September 2016, 81 humanitarian access incidents were reported in South Sudan. This represents a slight decrease in the number of incidents reported in August (89), but is above the average number of monthly incidents reported in 2016 to date (71).
FEWS NET says that food security is likely to improve with harvests starting in October / November due to above average rainfall this year.
Since 2011, about 100,000 Syrians have arrived in Sudan, with about 5,500 jointly registered by UNHCR-COR by the end of August 2016.
Community leaders reported an estimated 1,600 individuals had been displaced from 13 villages and farms near Kosa to Katur in North Darfur’s Tawilla locality.
Thousands displaced after renewed fghting in Unity.
Plight of nearly 100,000 people stranded in Yei raises alarm.
The cholera outbreak is now affecting six counties.
Fresh fghting drives a new wave of refugees to Ethiopia.
A decline in food prices provides slight reprieve in some areas
Civilians displaced and aid workers relocated from volatile areas in Unity
As of 30 September 2016, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22 billion to meet the needs of 95 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. Together the appeals are funded at $9.4 billion, leaving a shortfall of $12.6 billion.
UNHCR faces 90% funding gap as Ethiopia continues to receive a daily average of 1,200 refugees from its neighboring countries.
The Ethiopia Humanitarian Fund (EHF) allocated US$ 71.6 million for Ethiopia’s drought response including the recent US$6 m for Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) response
Seventh round of relief food dispatch and distribution ongoing
• An increase in the number of new South Sudanese refugees into White Nile State may be expected, according to UNHCR.
• Since 2011, about 100,000 Syrians have arrived in Sudan, mainly in the greater Khartoum area, according to Government estimates.
• An estimated 7,000 new IDPs arrived in Katur village from the Kosa area in Tawilla locality,
North Darfur State, according to the local authorities.
• About 4,000 new Jebel Marra IDPs arrived in Guldo town following hostilities between SAF and SLA-AW.
From January to end August 2016, the Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocated a total of US$31 million through the first allocation and the Reserve for Emergencies.
The first allocation responded to the needs of new and protracted displacement cases in the Darfur states, South and West Kordofan states and Blue Nile, focused on the mainstreaming of protection in three localities in South Kordofan and supported vital nutrition work in El Nino-affected areas in eastern Sudan. The SHF also supported the ongoing response to refugees in White Nile state.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) respond to environmental emergencies through the Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit (JEU). JEU combines UNEP's environmental expertise with the OCHA-coordinated humanitarian network. This helps to ensure an integrated approach by coordinating international efforts and mobilizing partners.
Khartoum, 28 September 2016. The Government of the United Kingdom has contributed £3 million (US$3.9 million) to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF), a United Nations fund for humanitarian response. This is the UK’s second contribution for 2016, in addition to US$9 million allocated in April 2016.
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