- South Sudan Crisis - Regional Impact Situation Report #64, 30 September 2015
- WFP South Sudan Situation Report #96 26 September 2015
- OCHA: South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin | Biweekly Update 18 September 2015
Appeals & Funding
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2015 PDF XLS
- South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan 2015: Midyear Update
- IOM South Sudan: 2015 Midyear Crisis Appeal
- Guide to Giving: Key ways of contributing to the crisis response in South Sudan
According to Government of Uganda’s Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) reports, a total of 14,464 refugees have arrived in Uganda since November 2014 and 50% of them are children under the age of 18 years. The period of September 18-24, 2015 saw a total of 74 new refugees up from the last week’s 27 with a daily new arrival of 11 individuals.
Khartoum, Sudan 05th October 2015: The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) has contributed €2 million euros to UNICEF Sudan to help refugees and internally displaced people in Sudan, 60 per cent of whom are children.
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NEW YORK, 29 September 2015 – Conflicts and instability in five countries alone have uprooted at least 4.5 million children, UNICEF said on the eve of a United Nations high-level meeting on the global migrant and refugee crisis.
NEW YORK, 28 September 2015 - An estimated 500,000 newborn lives have been saved and 100 million women and their newborns protected from the deadly disease, maternal and newborn tetanus, thanks to a ten-year long partnership between Pampers® and UNICEF that helped achieve this milestone.
The partners marked the tenth anniversary of their work today by celebrating the contributions of their joint effort that has helped in the elimination of maternal and newborn tetanus in 17 countries, with the success of the ‘1 Pack = 1 Vaccine’ initiative.
• UNICEF and MSF Holland organized a campaign of malaria presumptive treatment screening 29,731 children 6 months to 5 years in Bentiu Protection of Civilian (PoC) site for fever. Fifty-four per cent of those screened, 16,112 children, were treated for malaria.
By Claire McKeever
After months on the run, a mother and her children forced to flee their home find safety – and safe water – at a UN base in Bentiu, South Sudan.
BENTIU, South Sudan, 24 September 2015 –The two Moses baskets that lie side by side in the corner of Mary’s sparse makeshift shelter hold a very special place in her heart.
As of 31st August, UNICEF and partners have supported over 162,845 South Sudanese in Uganda since the influx began in mid-December 2013, including 99,517 in Adjumani, 16,692 in Arua, 39,054 in Kiryandongo and 7,445 in Kampala.
An additional 1.6 million people will require relief food assistance as a result of failed rainy seasons in Ethiopia, bringing the total number of relief food beneficiaries to 4.5 million.
302,605 severely malnourished children, up from 264,515 identified at the beginning of the year, will require treatment from acute severe malnutrition in 2015. 177,748 severely malnourished children were treated by July 2015 - an increase of 9.2 per cent compared with the numbers reported during the same period last year.