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South Sudan Crisis: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 29 September 2014)

Food security situation

Latest IPC data shows that while food security has improved in line with seasonal patterns, the situation remains worrying, with nearly 2.2 million people in crisis and emergency phases of food insecurity despite harvests starting in late August. Malnutrition also remains a key concern, with rates of acutely malnourished children above the emergency threshold of 15 per cent in many parts of the country

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Five more things you need to know about the continuing crisis

In the nine months since conflict began in South Sudan, the UN and its humanitarian partners have assisted more than 3.1 million people. But the threat of violence, hunger and disease remains for millions of people across South Sudan. Even before this crisis, South Sudan was home to one of the world’s largest aid operations. The situation now is exponentially worse.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 55 (as of 25 September 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

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International community calls on leaders of South Sudan to put their people first and end the conflict

(New York, 25 September 2014) Millions of people hit by conflict and severe food insecurity need urgent help in South Sudan. World leaders, aid chiefs and other senior representatives came together today at the United Nations to raise awareness of the urgency of the humanitarian situation and call for a peaceful solution to the crisis.

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Online system enhances transparency of humanitarian financing in South Sudan

(Juba, 25 September 2014): So far in 2014, donors have contributed close to US$1.2 billion for humanitarian action in South Sudan, including over $980 million for projects in the South Sudan Crisis Response Plan.

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Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 38 | 15 – 21 September 2014 [EN/AR]

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • An estimated 11,000 families (about 55,000 people) displaced in Adila, East Darfur, due to fighting between Ma’aliya and Rizeigat need aid, according to community leaders.

  • UNHAS starts regular flights to Korma, North Darfur, enabling humanitarian actors to reach an estimated 18,000 displaced people taking refuge near the UNAMID team site.

  • Over 700 hepatitis E cases reported in Blue Nile and South Kordofan states, according to WHO.

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Humanitarian community in South Sudan launches planning for 2015

(Juba, 24 September 2014) United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations are launching the planning for the 2015 aid operation in South Sudan at the beginning of October. The planning is to take place in close collaboration with South Sudanese people and institutions and authorities at the local, state and national levels in order to help inform the aid community’s response to the ongoing crisis.

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Ethiopia: Humanitarian Response Fund Snapshot (as of September 2014)

As of the end of September 2014, the Humanitarian Response Fund (HRF) allocated some US$12.2 million, covering a wide range of responses from treatment of malnutrition, to emergency water sanitation and hygiene (WASH), health and agriculture projects. During the year, significant support was also provided to refugees, particularly to South Sudanese asylum seekers that crossed the border seeking for protection and humanitarian assistance. In addition, support to common services including the humanitarian air service and common pipelines for nutrition programmes were funded.

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South Sudan: CHF 2014 Dashboard - 15 September 2014

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South Sudan: Humanitarian Funding Update (as of 15 September 2014)

The humanitarian situation continued to deteriorate, with more than 1.8 million people displaced and 1.3 million people facing emergency levels of food insecurity. Partners are saving lives by responding to the basic needs of the most vulnerable by providing food and livelihood support; and preventing the loss of a generation of children by addressing acute malnutrition and protecting those most exposed to violence, abuse and exploitation. A total of US$1.8 billion is required for the Crisis Response Plan in 2014.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 54 (as of 18 September 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 3.1 million people have been reached with humanitarian assistance.

  • Malaria was increasing with the highest incidence in Renk and Malakal, both in Upper Nile State.

  • There was increased insecurity in parts of Jonglei, Lakes, and Upper Nile States - as well as in the area around Bentiu, Unity State.

Situation overview

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Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 37 | 8 – 14 September 2014 [EN/AR]

HIGHLIGHTS

• Tensions remain high in Kalma camp in South Darfur as the Government mobilises more forces to conduct search operation in the camp where IDPs oppose the move.

• Over 277,000 people in Sudan have been affected by rains and flooding since late July 2014, according to HAC.

• The number of Sudanese migrants arriving in West and North Darfur after expulsion from Chad reduces, according to IOM.

• HAC in Blue Nile reports that inter-agency needs assessments will be allowed in six localities in the State.

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Sudan: Humanitarian Dashboard (31 August 2014)

OVERVIEW

A total of 6.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Since the beginning of 2014, fighting between Government security forces and armed movements have led to the internal displacement of an estimated 399,000 people in Darfur. Ongoing conflict in South Sudan has led to an estimated 94,196 people crossing the border into Sudan. Heavy rains and floodings that began in late July 2014 have affected some 257,000 people.

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Sudan: Humanitarian Snapshot (31 August 2014)

An estimated 6.9 million people need humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Most are in Darfur, where at least 2.4 million people are internally displaced. Since the beginning of 2014, an additional 399,000 people were displaced following hostilities.

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South Sudan: Recovery WASH Cluster 3W - Ongoing Activities (as of 25 August 2014)

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South Sudan: Operational Presence (3W ongoing activities as of 25 August 2014)

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South Sudan: Emergency WASH Cluster 3W - Ongoing Activities (as of 25 August 2014)

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South Sudan: Protection Cluster 3W - Ongoing Activities (as of 25 August 2014)

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South Sudan: FSL Cluster 3W - Ongoing Activities (as of 25 August 2014)

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South Sudan: Education Cluster 3W - Ongoing Activities (as of 25 August 2014)

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