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09 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 11,705 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Uganda in January. For the first four days of February, 425 individuals have been received.

09 Feb 2016 description

Malakal Update:
Influx rate for over the month of October contin-ues to show an increasing trend compared to mid-September. Since the beginning of October, the daily average influx rate is 100 individuals which is high compared to the same period in September which was 4. This increase is mainly attributed to limited food at the household level. All new arri-vals are coming from within Malakal County, Wau-Shilluk and Ogod payam.

08 Feb 2016 description

Overview

The total number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) the UN Mission in South Sudan’s Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Bentiu as of 31 January 2016 is 119,476. The second January 2016 population count was held in Bentiu PoC from the 29th to the 31st of January, 2016.

05 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In Ethiopia, the number of new arrivals from South Sudan has significantly dropped and on average one refugee arrives in Gambella daily. The new arrivals enter thorough Pagak, Burbie, Akobo or Raad.
    The total number of new arrivals from South Sudan since 15 December 2013 is 226,473 individuals (221,280 in Gambella and 5,053 in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region). 71% of the adult refugee population are women and girls and 68% are children. The cumulative number of South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia is 281,205.

04 Feb 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

49,337 South Sudanese refugees received since December 2013.

2,341 UAMS in Kakuma Camp.

433 Newly arrived children immunized at reception centre Litres of water provided per person during reporting period

7,500 Number of roofed durable shelters for new arrivals

FUNDING

USD 18.9 MILLION Requested for the operation

PRIORITIES

  • Monitor trends of new arrivals

  • Maintenance of water network to ensure improved supply

04 Feb 2016 description

Over199,608 persons have arrived in Sudan from South Sudan

  • 129,135 persons have received humanitarian assistance (specific assistance only)

  • Sudan hosts an estimated 350,000 Southern Sudanese individuals following the separation of South Sudan from Sudan

  • Abyei PCA Box is estimated to have received 2,496 (IOM)

04 Feb 2016 description

117,591 total new arrivals from South Sudan

17,998 camp refugee population

99,593 non-camp refugee population

04 Feb 2016 description

UNHCR supports South Sudan's Directorate of Nationality, Passport and Immigration to identify and persons who are at risk of becoming stateless, and issue them identity documents. Such people may have difficulty proving their links to South Sudan, particularly if they were born in Sudan before South Sudan’s independence and had no means to get identity and nationality documents or were ignorant about how important it was to be able to prove their nationality

04 Feb 2016 description

KHARTOUM, 3 February 2016 (UNHCR) - The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomed the allocation of US$ 7 million by the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to help address some of the most pressing needs of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan.
 
An estimated 198,600 South Sudanese have sought refuge in Sudan following the eruption of conflict in South Sudan in December 2013. The majority reside in White Nile and Khartoum States.
 

02 Feb 2016 description

Since October 2015 a large influx of internally displaced persons (IDPs) crossed the Nile to reach Mingkaman from neighbouring Jonglei State. In November and December, new arrivals came following attacks which took place on the 17th of November, targeting civilian populations and government and NGO assets in Jelle and Parker Payams, Twic East County, Jonglei State. Estimations of the number of IDPs arriving in Mingkaman during this period varied between 5,000 and 41,000.

02 Feb 2016 description

Key Figures

  • 1,696,962 internally displaced people
  • 643,046 South Sudanese refugees in neighboring countries
  • 263,000 refugees in South Sudan
  • 20,694 refugee new arrivals in South Sudan
  • 10 refugee camps
  • 6 UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites for IDPs
  • $116,275,632 in funding received by UNHCR (28% of the budget required for comprehensive needs)