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27 Apr 2017 description

Overview

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have been sheltering at the Bentiu protection of civilian site (PoC) since December 2013. There are currently 120,194 IDPs seeking protection in the site. Humanitarian partners and UNMISS are working with the communities to improve the living conditions in the site.

27 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 95,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in the first three and a half months of 2017; the total number is 389,000 since Dec 2013.

• Lack of funding may affect the provision of health services in Otash IDP camp, South Darfur.

• Japan funding will allow for some 95,000 children U2 years in South and West Kordofan to be vaccinated against measles and polio.

• About 160,000 people are in need of assistance in the Abyei area.

Over 95,000 South Sudanese refugees arrive in 2017

27 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • An estimated 25,000 people have been displaced from Kodok, Tonga and surrounding villages.

  • Displaced people are in urgent need of clean water and other life-saving assistance.

  • Protection of civilians is a paramount concern.

  • 32 aid workers had to relocate from Kodok and Aburoc due to insecurity.

Upper Nile: Situation on the West Bank

26 Apr 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

305,298*
South Sudanese arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 31 March

1,769,241*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 31 March 2017 (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

265,921
Refugees in South Sudan

1.9 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 214,979 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

FUNDING

26 Apr 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Thousands of refugees from South Kordofan have arrived in Pamir camp in South Sudan, after being forced to leave Yida camp because of a shortage of food.

10,000 new refugees from the Nuba Mountains have arrived in Pamir in Ruwang, a reporter at the scene told Radio Dabanga. The refugees that have reached the camp in the past three months mostly come from Yida, after humanitarian organisations there have scaled down food and aid activities last year.

26 Apr 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il couvre la période du 4 au 18 avril 2017. Le prochain rapport sera publié vers le 25/4/2017.

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • L’existence de groupes d’autodéfense dans le sud Irumu fragilise la protection des civils

  • La présence de chenilles légionnaires risque de plonger Bondo et Aketi dans l’insécurité alimentaire

Aperçu de la situation

25 Apr 2017 description
report UN Security Council

The members of the Panel of Experts established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2206 (2015), whose mandate was extended pursuant to resolution 2290 (2016), have the honour to transmit herewith, in accordance with paragraph 12 (d) of resolution 2290 (2016), the final report on their work.

The report was provided to the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan on 16 March 2017 and was considered by the Committee on 29 March 2017.

25 Apr 2017 description

An outbreak of violence on 10 April in Wau town has displaced an estimated 22,000–25,000 people from their homes. Relief agencies are providing assistance to new arrivals at existing displacement sites, which had already been hosting nearly 43,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who had fled their homes due to insecurity in late June 2016. The Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster is coordinating the response across sites.

PoC Site

25 Apr 2017 description

South Sudan – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and partners are responding to an influx of more than 22,000 displaced persons in and around Wau town, South Sudan, since the upsurge of violence on 10 April 2017. The influx is stretching existing humanitarian resources, and space to shelter displaced families is running out. Needs in the area have remained high since clashes in mid-2016 displaced more than 42,000 people.

25 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

IGAD and Somali Refugees p. 2

Nine pledges: ARRA, UNHCR and partners chart roadmap for implementation p. 3

Nine pledges: ARRA, UNHCR and partners chart roadmap for implementation p. 4

Focus on the operation

Afar region: great hospitality in an inhospitable environment p. 5

“Services are limited due to funding constraints.”

Eritrean Asiya leaves shame aside and joins school p. 7

Refugee Voices

24 Apr 2017 description

KEY FIGURES:

Total people displaced in country
1,893,100

Cluster target population (IDPs and host)
630,618

Sites or site-like settings
23

FUNDING:

Total funding required:
17.8 M
Funded: 2%
Gap: 98%

NEED ANALYSIS

24 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Humanitarian Coordinator calls on armed actors to uphold their responsibilities under international humanitarian law to protect civilians and ensure the proportionality of their actions.

• Nearly 60 aid workers relocated from Walgak and Waat in northern Jonglei due to intensified armed conflict.

• Cholera spreads to Duk, Ayod and Fangak counties in Jonglei, amidst the longest running outbreak since South Sudan became an independent nation in July 2011.

23 Apr 2017 description
report Uganda Red Cross

On behalf of the China Red Cross Society, the Chinese Embassy in Uganda has today handed over items worth 202,300USDs (Approx. UGX 1 billion) to Uganda Red Cross Society. The items were donated by the China Red Cross Society and channeled to Uganda through the China Sinopharm International Corporation, a privately owned company that coordinated the transportation of the goods up to the final recipient (Uganda Red Cross Society). The donated items include:

21 Apr 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

81,720
South Sudanese arrivals since 3 September 2016, based on reports from Gambella (as of 12 April 2017)

370,000
Total South Sudanese refugees and asylum-seekers in Ethiopia (both in Gambella and Assosa as of 12 April 2017)

FUNDING (as of 29 March 2017)

USD 160.8 M
Requested by UNHCR for the South Sudan Situation in Ethiopia

HIGHLIGHTS

21 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

829,925 refugees registered in the country
38,434 refugees newly registered so far in 2017
20,515 refugees newly registered in March
44,453 unaccompanied and separated children

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

  • The Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA) is UNHCR’s main government counterpart with which close cooperation is maintained to ensure the protection of refugees in Ethiopia.

21 Apr 2017 description

829,925 Registered Refugees and Asylum-seekers

238,272 Households

21 Apr 2017 description

EN BREF

  • 74.148 Réfugiés sudsoudanais en RDC, dont la plupart sont nouvellement arrivés.

  • 103.617 Réfugiés centrafricains en RDC.

  • 39.837 Réfugiés burundais en RDC.

  • 539.106 Réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.

  • 828 Réfugiés rwandais rapatriés de la RDC en 2017.

Travail avec les partenaires

21 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 74,148 South Sudanese refugees, most of whom are new arrivals.

  • 103,617 Refugees from the Central African Republic.

  • 39,837 Refugees from Burundi.

  • 539,106 Congolese refugees in African countries

  • 828 Rwandan refugees repatriated from DRC in 2017.

Working with partners