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17 Jan 2017 description

Disease outbreaks, massive arrival of South-Sudanese refugees and of Congolese fleeing massacres in North Kivu, floods, attacks against humanitarian actors: those events only represent the visible part of the long-lasting humanitarian crisis that marked North-East DRC in 2016.

17 Jan 2017 description
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Avant-propos

“La Résolution 46/182 des Nations Unies reste aussi pertinente et fondamentale aujourd’hui qu’en décembre 1991 et les principes d’humanité, de neutralité, indépendance et d’impartialité qu’elle contient continuent de guider une assistance humanitaire stratégique, coordonnée et efficace aux personnes qui en ont besoin”

17 Jan 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

THE CRISIS

The 2017 Darfur Programme (DP) Appeal marks the 14th anniversary of the joint Caritas Internationalis (CI) and ACT Alliance (ACT) collaboration which commenced in 2004. NCA provides the legal basis for the operation in Darfur as well as taking the lead responsibility for management, procurement and financial management on behalf of the two networks. The operational entity has to be referred to in its totality as the NCA DP.

17 Jan 2017 description

Flambées de maladies, arrivée massive de réfugiés sud-soudanais et de Congolais fuyant les massacres du Nord-Kivu, inondations, attaques contre les humanitaires: ces faits ne représentent que la partie visible de la crise humanitaire qui sévit dans le nord-est du pays depuis des années.

16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • In December 2016, UNICEF has deployed 60 water trucks in Oromia Region to benefit an estimated 120,000 people with access to safe water.
    UNICEF has also dispatched US$650,000 worth of household and community-level water treatment chemicals to different regions; and supported the rehabilitation and maintenance of sustainable water supply systems, which together benefitted around 700,000 people.

16 Jan 2017 description

Sudan conveys its readiness for WHO verification for certification

11 January 2017 | Geneva

In 2016, a total of 25 human cases of dracunculiasis1 (guinea-worm disease) were reported to the World Health Organization (WHO); Mali reported zero cases for the first time.

16 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Fighting in Yambio has displaced over 7,000 people.

• The South Sudan Humanitarian Fund has allocated nearly $11 million to support dry season response in the Greater Equatoria region.

• Malaria topped all diseases in 2016 as the leading cause of death and morbidity.

• The 2016 cholera outbreak has spread to 10 counties, with cases confirmed in Panyijiar.

• Clashes between refugees and host community in Maban County displaced civilians and disrupted humanitarian operations

FIGURES

13 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 32% for the nonconflict states and 66% for the IDP sites. Overall completeness for weekly reporting in 2016 was 45% in the nonconflict areas and 69% in the IDP sites.

• Malaria is a leading cause of morbidity in nonconflict areas and IDPs. Transmission has returned to normal in most counties.

• Cholera case confirmed in Panyijiar and another six cases confirmed in UN House PoC. Active transmission is ongoing in Northern and Southern Liech states.

13 Jan 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

The first half of 2015 in South Sudan continued in the climate of conflict that started in December 2013, with low-level conflict starting up in Western Equatoria and Western Bahr el Ghazal, with May and June witnessing the most serious fighting of the year.

13 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

2016 was a year of challenges and upheaval across the globe. The ongoing migration and refugee crisis has uprooted nearly 50 million children worldwide, leaving them vulnerable to violence and exploitation. Conflict and natural hazards continue to take a toll on children, with nearly 1 in 4 living in areas affected by crisis.

12 Jan 2017 description

APERÇU DE LA CRISE

Facteurs sous-jacents

L'ampleur et la complexité de la crise actuelle sont sans précédent dans ce pays en République centrafricaine (RCA.

La crise politico-militaire que connait la Centrafrique a déchiré le tissu social et a fragilisé les services publics déjà structurellement affaiblis voire inexistants dans certaines zones du pays. Cette situation plonge la majeure partie du pays dans un état d’extrême vulnérabilité.

12 Jan 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

ADJUMANI DISTRICT, Uganda – Things looked bad for the family of Flora and Patrick Anduga in war-ravaged South Sudan. The couple increasingly feared for the safety and welfare of their two children – and the baby they were expecting.

The country is years into a grinding conflict, which has left nearly 5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.

12 Jan 2017 description

January 11, 2017

In the last three years, the continuous conflict between government and opposition forces in South Sudan’s oil-rich Upper Nile State has forced many families to make a desperate decision: stay and risk being killed, or leave and risk having their property stolen.

12 Jan 2017 description

To support efforts to limit cholera transmission and at the request of the Ministry of Health, IOM and partners have rapidly scaled up cholera response activities in the Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site and in Bentiu town and surrounding villages. The multi-sector response is being led by the Health and WASH Clusters. IOM Health, WASH and Camp Management teams work closely with partners to ensure a coordinated response.

11 Jan 2017 description

OVERVIEW

In 2014 and 2015, IOM teams worked tirelessly to provide humanitarian assistance to displaced and conflict-affected populations across South Sudan. Efforts focused on addressing the needs of the most vulnerable through assistance in the fields of camp coordination and camp management, health, logistics, shelter and non-food relief items, protection, and WASH.

11 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 7,984 refugees were received in Uganda from South Sudan between the 4th and 10th of January. After a significant reduction in the number of new arrivals towards the end of 2016, the arrival rate has again increased, with a daily average of 1,140 new arrivals.

  • The majority of South Sudanese refugees arrive in Uganda through informal border points, with 13 refugees arriving in Uganda through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 5,389 South Sudanese refugees have reached Uganda through the DRC to date.

11 Jan 2017 description

I. Programme rationale

  1. On 15 December 2013, a violent conflict erupted over access to power and resources, plunging the country into a deep political, socio-economic, and humanitarian crisis. It resulted in devastating losses of human lives and livelihoods, and ravaged the delivery of basic services and the social fabric in a country with an already fragile social cohesion.

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded has affected more than 51 million people and placed more than 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in 10 countries in the region.In 2016, more than 1 million children were targeted for treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM), and water shortages, protection concerns and the deterioration of basic social services remain key concerns.