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Kenya + 1 other
Kakuma Operational Update 11th – 17th September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 17th September 2014, Kakuma had received 43,253 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the total camp population to 178,210. As at 15th September 174,398 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA.

  • A delegation from WFP Ethiopia, UNHCR Ethiopia and the Administration for Refugee and Returnees Affairs (ARRA) conducted a day mission to Kakuma.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Sectors Indicators Matrix: Gambella Emergency Response (as of 01-September-2014)

This matrix is prepared and published monthly, representing what happened in various sectors in the particular reference month. This indicators matrix is a step towards showing a comprehensive picture of the current situation in Gambella region and establishing a basis for initial trend and gap analysis.

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Kenya + 1 other
Kakuma Operational Update 28th August - 3rd September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kakuma experienced more rains from 2nd to 3rd September. Parts of the camp were flooded, some access roads to the camp were cut off and even parts of the UNHCR office compound were flooded.

  • Refugees were unable to access some service points such as food distribution centres in Kakuma 1 and 3 which were flooded. One river was so flooded that accessibility to Kakuma 2, 3 and 4 was disrupted for several hours.

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South Sudan + 1 other
Home Alone: South Sudan teenager leads her young siblings to safety in Uganda

BOROLI REFUGEE SETTLEMENT, Uganda, September 4 (UNHCR) – When 13-year-old Yayo Tangko turned up at the Boroli refugee settlement in Uganda earlier this year with her four younger siblings, she feared the worst for her missing parents. "They are dead, because otherwise they would have come looking for us," the South Sudanese teenager told aid workers.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
UNHCR and partners distribute urgently needed aid to flooded camps in Ethiopia

UNHCR, WFP and the government have begun distributing general food rations, including sorghum, lentils and cooking oil, to thousands of South Sudanese in the Gambella region.

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VIH/SIDA : Le conflit en République centrafricaine interrompt le traitement

BANGUI, République centrafricaine, 3 septembre (HCR) – Le conflit a forcé Nayo à fuir son pays natal, le Soudan du Sud, en quête d'un refuge en République centrafricaine voisine. Mais cela n'a pas empêché cette réfugiée âgée de 58 ans de recevoir le traitement médical qui la maintient en vie.

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HIV/AIDS: Conflict in Central African Republic disrupts treatment

A vital database with information on refugee HIV/AIDS patients disappeared when UNHCR offices were ransacked in 2013. UNHCR recently completed a verification process that will allow it to rebuild its database and resume full assistance.