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Sudan + 1 other
UN Secretary General's Humanitarian Envoy and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Praise Sudan for Generously Welcoming South Sudanese Refugees

Khartoum, 22 October 2014 -- United Nations Secretary-General's Humanitarian Envoy Abdullah al Matouq and UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres returned yesterday from a visit to Sudan's White Nile State, where more than 50,000 South Sudanese refugees currently reside in 4 sites. They visited the Joda border crossing through which the majority of the South Sudanese refugees have arrived in White Nile State and went to Al Alagaya refugee site, which hosts over 8,000 refugees.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Operational update of South Sudanese situation in Ethiopia (10 - 16 October 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 190,083 individuals. The average arrival rate of South Sudanese refugees to the Gambella region has dropped with commencement of rains in various locations in region.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Sectors Indicators Matrix: Gambella Emergency Response (as of 01-October-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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Ethiopia + 1 other
Operational update of South Sudanese situation in Ethiopia (2 - 9 October 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 189,539 individuals. The average arrival rate of South Sudanese refugees to the Gambella region has dropped with commencement of rains in various locations in region.

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Kenya + 2 others
Joint Assessment Mission – Kenya Refugee Operation Dadaab (23 - 27 June 2014) and Kakuma (30 June – 1 July 2014) Refugee camps

The 2014 WFP and UNHCR Joint Assessment Mission (JAM) set out to assess the overall service provision including supply of food and non-food items as well as their impact on food security and nutrition status of the beneficiaries in both Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps. The mission comprised donor representatives, stafffrom WFP, UNHCR, Government of Kenya and various national and international NGOs undertaking various specialized assistance programmes within the refugee camps.

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Situation UNHCR Regional Update, 35 (29 September – 03 October 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • SOUTH SUDAN: The latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report found that 2.2 million people are currently in crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity and around 2.5 million people could be facing crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity between January and March 2015.

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Kenya + 1 other
UNHCR Kenya Kakuma Operational Update 25th – 30th September 2014

Highlights

  • As at 30th September 2014, Kakuma had received 43,587 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the total camp population to 178,580. As at 30th September 174,825 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Ethiopia: UNHCR Operational Update, 26 September - 1 October 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 189,539 individuals, with the number continuing to increase daily. A total of 1,411 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Ethiopia during the month of September, through the three entry points of Akobo, Burbiey and Pagak.