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23 Sep 2016 description
report UN News Service

22 septembre 2016 – Devant l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies, le Président du Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, a affirmé que son pays avait renoué avec « les valeurs cardinales qui fondent la démocratie et l'état de droit » et a appelé à soutenir les efforts en faveur de la « recherche de la paix et de l'enracinement de la démocratie en Afrique ».

06 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 38% for the nonconflict-affected states and 64% for the IDP sites.

• Malaria is the top cause of morbidity in IDPs and nonconflict-affected areas. A total of 31 (39%) counties countrywide have registered increasing and/or more than expected levels of malaria cases.

• Cholera outbreaks now confirmed in five states [Jubek, Terekeka, Jonglei, Imatong, and Eastern Lakes].

• Kala azar cases on the increase in endemic areas in East Nile, Western Bieh, and Eastern Bieh states.

31 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Preliminary findings from nutrition surveys between May and July 2016 indicate the situation in Turkana, Baringo and West Pokot counties remain critical, with Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) rates over 20 percent in parts of Turkana (over 15 percent emergency threshold).

21 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 35% for the nonconflictaffected states and 60% for the IDP sites.

• Malaria is the top cause of morbidity in IDPs and nonconflict-affected areas. A total of 49 (61%) counties countrywide have registered increasing and/or more than expected levels of malaria cases.

• Cholera outbreaks confirmed in four states [Jubek, Terekeka, Jonglei, and East Lakes]. Three suspect cholera alerts are being investigated in Kajo-keji, Nimule, and Fangak.

14 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 39% for the nonconflictaffected states and 57% for the IDP sites.

• Malaria is the top cause of morbidity in IDPs and nonconflict-affected areas.

• Malaria cases in nine states [Twic, Gogrial, Tonj, Rumbek, Western Lake, Eastern Lake, Aweil, Aweil East, and Lol] exceeded expected levels in the week.

• At least 36 counties countrywide have registered increasing and/or more than expected levels of malaria cases.

10 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

INTRODUCTION

Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. Leaving no child behind is both a moral imperative and a strategic priority for the development of inclusive, sustainable and stable societies everywhere. In 2015, UNICEF worked with partners around the world to make that fair chance a reality.

01 Aug 2016 description

Key Achievements

  • The IOM Malakal clinic supported the polio National Immunization Days (NID), vaccinating 9,000 children in the PoC.
  • The IOM Bentiu PoC clinic initiated a mass measles vaccination campaign with 45,897 children 6 months - 15 years vaccinated (94.3% of children in the site).
  • In Bentiu PoC 40,000 malaria rapid diagnostic tests arrived as part of the malaria response plan, and 49,550 treated mosquito nets were handed out.
31 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 39% for the nonconflict-affected states and 54% for the IDP sites.

• Malaria is the top cause of morbidity in IDPs and nonconflict-affected areas.

• Malaria cases in the greater Northern Bahr el Ghazal and greater Warrap exceeded expected levels in the week.

• Cholera transmission has leveled off in Juba and declined in Duk and Terekeka.

• During the week, malaria was the leading cause of mortality in IDPs

22 Jul 2016 description
report Miraya FM

As many as two thousand HIV and AIDS patients in Ezo County of Western Equatoria, have be left without treatment, as a free distribution programme of ARV is disrupted by insecurity.

Ngbapai Moses, an HIV Counsellor working with the Catholic Medical Mission Board in Ezo, said on Thursday that its difficult to bring the life-saving antiretroviral (ARV), because the road linking the County was blocked by an armed group last month.

Ngbapai said the drug shortage is already having severe consequences on some patients.

15 Jul 2016 description

MSF OPERATIONS IN RESPONSE TO THE MEDICAL NEEDS IN SOUTH SUDAN

HIGH MEDICAL NEEDS IN ALL PROJECT LOCATIONS

15 Jul 2016 description
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Agencies launch revised appeal for South Sudan refugees amid concerns the numbers could pass the 1 million mark this year

Nairobi, 15 July 2016 (UNHCR) - The population of South Sudanese refugees in the region could pass the 1 million mark this year if cross-border displacement trends continue, according to Ann Encontre, Regional Refugee Coordinator for the South Sudan situation.

07 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • Completeness for weekly reporting was 47% for the non-conflict affected states and 94% for the IDP sites.

  • Malaria is the top cause of morbidity in IDPs and nonconflict affected areas.

  • Malaria cases in Bentiu PoC and Malakal PoC exceeded expected levels in the week.

  • Two RDT positive suspect cholera cases were reported from Lologo and Jebel Kujur in Juba.

  • There were no new suspect hemorrhagic fever case reported from Aweil.

27 Jun 2016 description
report UN Security Council
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I. Introduction

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2252 (2015), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 31 July 2016 and requested me to report on the implementation of the mandate every 60 days. It covers developments from 1 April to 3 June 2016 and contains recommendations for the renewal of the mandate.

II. Political and economic developments

Peace process

27 Jun 2016 description

SUMMARY

The humanitarian impact of the 2015-2016 El Niño is deeply alarming, affecting over 60 million people globally. The El Niño phenomenon is now in a neutral phase, but food insecurity caused by drought is not likely to peak before December. East and Southern Africa are the most affected regions, and humanitarian impacts will last well into 2017.

24 Jun 2016 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Women and girls among displaced people remain at high risk of GBV in the region.

  • Conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) is the most prevalent form of GBV in humanitarian settings in eastern Africa.

  • Child marriage, rape and physical abuse are the common forms of GBV in stable environments, including southern Africa.

  • Regional WHS Commitments on gender call for end to financing gender blind programming.

22 Jun 2016 description

WFP works with a wide range of national and local first responders, including community based organizations, NGOs, Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies. 75 percent of WFP’s food assistance is delivered together with NGOs. Around 800 of WFP’s more than 1,000 NGO partners are national and local NGOs. These organizations are often the first to respond to crises and remain in the communities they serve before, after and during emergencies.

15 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Agile, resilient and sustainable supply chains for children

Improving accessibility, bridging financial gaps, generating savings and strengthening supply chains with governments

or 70 years, securing the health and wellbeing of children around the world has been at the heart of everything UNICEF says and does.

08 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Although the food security situation in Kenya has improved in 2016, from 1.1 million to 639,400 people food insecure following two consecutive above-average rainy seasons, disease outbreaks, insecurity, flash flooding and a refugee crisis continue to present humanitarian needs and challenges.

  • By 23 May 2016, a total of 15,421 cholera cases with 243 deaths (CFR=1.6%) had been reported nationally. A total of 162 cases of measles and two cases of Yellow Fever have also been reported.

06 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS - 15–31 MAY 2016

  • UNHCR and FAO join efforts to enhance refugees’ food security - UNHCR and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) completed distribution of seeds and agricultural tools to 200,000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan to help them become more self-sufficient in a country facing a serious food crisis.

05 Jun 2016 description

27 May 2016 – The UNMISS Rwanbat contingent and the Mission’s medical clinic have provided one day mobile clinic services to Muruwari village, the neighboring community of the UNMISS-Torit camp, to commemorate the International Peacekeepers’ Day. Nearly 300 men and women received HIV /Aids awareness, blood pressure test and health advice.

The Rwandan Doctor Eric Nsengiyumva advised the community to know their status and this will help in planning to live longer.