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23 Sep 2016 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

By: William Spindler | 23 September 2016

UNHCR is deeply saddened by the loss of life after yet another boat capsized in the Mediterranean, this time off the coast of Rosetta, Egypt, reportedly carrying around 450 people.

23 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 5,691 people fled to Uganda from South Sudan on the 21st and 22nd September. The average rate of new arrivals from South Sudan for September is 3,063 per day, compared to 1,594 and 1,727 per day in August and July respectively.

23 Sep 2016 description

Camp management started a biometric population registration for internally displaced persons (IDPs) at the UN House Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Juba, South Sudan, on 20 September.

The registration, which will continue for three weeks, will improve response planning and IDP access to humanitarian services at the site, where approximately 39,400 people are seeking protection from the crisis that erupted in December 2013.

22 Sep 2016 description

The UN Refugee Agency strongly denounces spreading violence in South Sudan’s Greater Equatoria region over the past weeks, including recent attacks on Lasu settlement, in which a young Congolese refugee was killed. His body was found by a group of refugee leaders nearby the settlement, which lies some 40 kilometers south of Yei.

21 Sep 2016 description

EN BREF

27.250 Nouveaux réfugiés sud soudanais arrivés en RDC depuis fin 2015.

95.606 Réfugiés centrafricains en RDC.

31.867 Réfugiés burundais en RDC.

525.978 Réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.

3.914 Réfugiés rapatriés de la RDC en 2016.

21 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

27,250 Newly arrived South Sudanese refugees in DRC since late 2015.

95,606 Refugees from the Central African Republic in the DRC.

31,867 Refugees from Burundi in DRC

525,978 Congolese refugees in African countries

3,914 Refugees repatriated from DRC in 2016.

21 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 6,715 South Sudanese people fled to Uganda on the 19th and 20th September, around 90% of whom crossed in to the country in Arua district. Refugees are increasingly using a number of informal border crossing points, particularly in Busia, Angili and Chakulia. Refugees are reportedly using these new border crossing points to avoid confrontation with armed groups. Other refugees are arriving directly at Ocea Reception Centre. 1,419 new arrivals crossed directly in to Yumbe district.

21 Sep 2016 description

Bentiu
• 409 new individuals entered the PoC, a significant increase on 291 the previous week. 79% from Leer and all citing security and access to humanitarian services as key reasons.
• Camp management and Protection are working together to address GBV risks faced by female IDPs when collecting firewood outside of the PoC.
• Camp management and Protection continue advocating for return of biometric registration in PoC.

20 Sep 2016 description

643.0 M required for 2016
127.6 M contributions received, representing 20% of requirements
515.4 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation

20 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • 5,869 South Sudanese people fled to Uganda between the 16th and 18th September, the vast majority of whom are using border crossing points in to Arua district. Refugees are increasingly using a number of informal border crossing points, particularly in Busia, Angili and Chakulia. Refugees are reportedly using these new border crossing points to avoid confrontation with armed groups. Other refugees are arriving directly at Ocea Reception Centre.
19 Sep 2016 description

An analysis based on actual persons registered in the UNHCR refugee database (proGres)

19 Sep 2016 description

Thousands of refugees fleeing violence and human rights violations in South Sudan benefit from major aid operation.

By: Charlie Yaxley

KAMPALA, Uganda – Thousands of refugees fleeing violence and human rights violations in South Sudan have begun to benefit from a major aid operation following the arrival of a Boeing 747 aircraft in Entebbe on Sunday morning carrying more than 100 tonnes of emergency relief items.

17 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • 6,420 South Sudanese people fled to Uganda on the 14th and 15th September, the vast majority of whom are using border crossing points in to Arua district. Refugees are increasingly using a number of informal border crossing points, particularly in Busia, Angili and Chakulia. Refugees are reportedly using these new border crossing points to avoid confrontation with armed groups.
  • The number of people who have been forced to flee from South Sudan to countries in the region has now reached more than 1 million.
16 Sep 2016 description

This mapping will be regularly updated :

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  1. Accountability Working Groups at country or regional levels ?

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5.Examples of how accountability to affected population is integrated into key global reports ?

16 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

743,732 refugees registered in the country

2,145 refugees newly registered in August

22,449 new arrivals registered since January 2016

38,615 Unaccompanied and Separated Children

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