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28 May 2017 description


  • Humanitarian partners have assisted more than 80,000 people in Akobo, Nyirol and Uror counties.

  • Emergency food assistance has been distributed to more than 17,300 people in Aburoc. Water remains a predominant concern.

  • An attack on Luom, Mayendit County, in May left homes looted, burned and destroyed, and the area’s Primary Health Centre reportedly looted.

  • Eleven months on, the cholera outbreak continues to spread, with counties most recently affected increasingly distant from the River Nile.

25 May 2017 description
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  • Over 28,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan during first half of May 2017; total number of SS refugees since Dec 2013 is over 417,000.

  • Some 85,500 IDPs, refugees and returnees were registered by IOM in April in parts of Darfur and Kordofan.

  • Water supply level at Sortony IDP site, North Darfur increases to 12.5 from 8 litres per person daily following interventions by partners.

  • Classes in 15 schools in El Neem IDP camp in East Darfur are overcrowded, with 80-110 students per classroom.

19 May 2017 description


In February, the humanitarian situation continued to deteriorate, culminating in the declaration of localized famine in Mayendit and Leer Counties in Unity on 20 February. Some 100,000 people are facing starvation. and a further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine across the country. There are now 4.9 million severely food insecure people in South Sudan and this number is expected to rise to 5.5 million at the height of the lean season in July.

18 May 2017 description


  • L’épidémie de la maladie à virus Ebola est déclarée dans la Zone de santé de Likati dans le Bas-Uélé.

  • Une épizootie non encore identifiée décime les volailles dans la région au bord du lac Albert en Ituri.

  • Les groupes d’autodéfense menacent la scolarité et la protection des enfants dans le sud Irumu

Aperçu de la situation

17 May 2017 description

This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.

12 May 2017 description

More than 20 million people in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen are experiencing famine or a credible risk thereof over the coming six months. To avert a humanitarian catastrophe in the four countries, humanitarian operations require more than US$6.3 billion in 2017. Of this amount $4.9 billion is urgently needed for life-saving assistance in the key areas of food security, health, nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene, as these are key sectors of famine response and prevention.

11 May 2017 description
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• Almost 20,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in South Kordofan and White Nile over the past week.

• Food security situation in Sudan slightly improved compared to the same period last year, according to IPC.

• Food insecurity in SPLM-N areas in South Kordofan and among new IDPs in parts of Jebel Mara is a major concern, according to FEWS NET.

• Water supplies to IDPs in Sortony, North Darfur reduced sharply from 13.7 to 8 litres per person daily due to the ground water level drop in the area, according to aid agencies.

09 May 2017 description

At least 200,000 people were forced to flee their homes due to the escalation of conflict in multiple locations in April. In Jonglei, renewed fighting amidst a government offensive displaced at least 100,000 people from several areas -including Waat and Walgak - to Akobo town, Kaikuiny, Wei-kol, and other remote locations. In Upper Nile, at least 25,000 people were displaced from Tonga, Kodok and surrounding areas during the government offensive on the West Bank. Most arrived in Aburoc, while several thousand moved towards Sudan.

09 May 2017 description


  • Thousands flee fighting on western bank of the River Nile.
  • Spike in reports of gender-based violence against women and girls in and around Yei in recent weeks.
  • Humanitarians have called on authorities to ensure that any relocation of IDPs is safe, dignified, voluntary and informed.
  • More than 100,000 people remain displaced across northern Jonglei.

Upper Nile: Thousands in urgent need

05 May 2017 description

Over 20 million people in north-east Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia are already at or over the tipping point of famine. Thanks to the generosity of its donors,CERF has released $93 million for early action and life-saving operations in Nigeria, Somalia and South Sudan. In north-east Nigeria, an allocation of $22 million is reaching an estimated 2.9 million people affected by Boko Haram related violence and food insecurity. In Somalia, CERF has allocated $33 million to help vulnerable people in severe drought areas in Puntland, Somaliland and South Central.