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08 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • Nearly 4,000 refugees relocate from Yida to Pamir camp: In Pamir refugee camp, as of 30 November, UNHCR relocated 2,332 refugees from Yida to Pamir including 2,185 refugees previously settled in Yida settlement. Cumulatively, 3,766 refugees have been relocated from Yida to Pamir, including 3,386 individuals previously settled in Yida settlement since opening its opening in September. The total population of Pamir camp now stands at 3,788 individuals (869 households).

07 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

Daily arrival figures from July 2016 are based on manual emergency registration or head-counts/wrist-banding. Confirmed figures will be available as the new arrivals undergo biometric registration. Figures prior to July are from the Government’s Refugee Information Management System (RIMS).

7,705 Number of new arrivals between the 30th of November and 6th December 2016

2,235 Daily average of new arrivals since 7th July 2016

414,127 Number of new arrivals in 2016

07 Dec 2016 description

Key Figures

414,552 South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 13 Nov)

1,309,275 Total South Sudanese refugees as of 13 Nov (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

260,453 Refugees in South Sudan

1.8 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 204,370 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

FUNDING (as of 17 November)

06 Dec 2016 description

Overview

As of the 30th of November 2016, the total number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the UN Mission in South Sudan’s Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Bentiu was 120,333. The second round November 2016 population count was held in Bentiu PoC from the 28 to 30 November 2016.Compared to the previous count conducted in mid of November, the population increased from 108,392 individuals to 120,333 individuals.

06 Dec 2016 description

Context

Bentiu protection of civilian site (PoC) was established in December 2013 with Site location currently over 120,000 people seeking protection in the site. Humanitarian partners and UNMISS are working together with the community to improve the living condition in the PoC area.

06 Dec 2016 description

Context

Wau POC area adjacent to UNMISS was established in June 2016, following Site location violence in and around Wau town, making it the most recently established POC in South Sudan. It is also the most congested POC in the country, with more than 28,850 IDPs sheltering on just 134,514 m2 of land.

01 Dec 2016 description
  • 306.6 M required for 2016 including special situations
  • 106.2 M contributions received, representing 35% of requirements
  • 200.1 M overall funding gap for Uganda

All figures are displayed in USD

01 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

Daily arrival figures from July 2016 are based on manual emergency registration or head-counts/wrist-banding. Confirmed figures will be available as the new arrivals undergo biometric registration.
Figures prior to July are from the Government’s Refugee Information Management System (RIMS).

30 Nov 2016 description

Site Updates

Wau
- The mid-November population count showed a 3.5% increase in the displaced population across all six displacement sites since the end of October, putting the total number of IDPs in Wau town at 41,049.
- According to Movement Trend Tracking (MTT) data, the Cathedral site received the highest number of new arrivals, with 440 people arriving over the reporting period. All new arrivals cited insecurity as the only reason for entering the site.

23 Nov 2016 description

Overview

As of the 15th of November 2016, the total number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the UN Mission in South Sudan’s Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Bentiu was 108,392. The first round November 2016 population count was held in Bentiu PoC from the 13 to 15 November 2016. Compared to the previous count conducted in end of October, the population increased from 101,022 individuals to 108,392 individuals.

23 Nov 2016 description

Context

Bentiu protection of civilian site (PoC) was established in December 2013 with Site location currently over 108,000 people seeking protection in the site. Humanitarian partners and UNMISS are working together with the community to improve the living condition in the PoC area.

22 Nov 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

362,478*
South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 31 Oct)

1,259,036*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 31 Oct (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

260,453
Refugees in South Sudan

1.73 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 202,019 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

22 Nov 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

260,453 Refugees in South Sudan

1,8 M IDPs in South Sudan, including 204,370 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

US $276 million Funding requested for comprehensive needs in 2016

US $132 million Funding requested for priority needs in 2016

OUTSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

21 Nov 2016 description

Remotely piloted aircraft help to assess needs of people fleeing conflicts and persecution in Mali, Nigeria and South Sudan.

NIAMEY, Niger – For many people drones conjure up images of remotely piloted aircraft bristling with missiles, used for military ends. But in conflict-affected parts of Africa, versions of the technology are being used by humanitarian aid organizations like UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to plan relief responses and save lives.