- Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan (S/2014/821)
- OCHA South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 63 (as of 21 Nov 2014)
- WHO South Sudan Emergency Situation Report #42, 19 Nov 2014
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SOUTH SUDAN: Measles outbreak has been reported in the Nuba mountains (Sudan), with some 800 cases and 18 deaths confirmed so far. Currently there are about 5000-8000 people on transit to Yida refugee settlement (South Sudan). A vaccination center is going to be set up at the entry to Yida to make sure all eligible children are vaccinated as they arrive.
SOUTH SUDAN: on 26 November, South Sudan launched a 16-day campaign against gender-based violence. The event, which also marked the launch of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, was held under the theme, “Stop sexual and gender based violence and promote peace and co-existence in the state. Let us challenge militarism”. Attended by officials from the government, UNMISS and UN agencies, the launch came amidst reports of serious gender-based violence in the state, which has resulted in some men and women losing their lives.
As at 26th November 2014, Kakuma had received 44,282 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the total camp population to 179,126. As at 23rd November 177,221 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49% of the registered population.
During the three-day training in Juba, the volunteers will be equipped with skills on how to dismantle and assemble mobile tents, and how to erect shelters.
Joseph Lukak, the Red Cross branch director in Central Equatoria State, explains more about the programme.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today donated items to the Peace and Security Council of displaced people living at the UNMISS bases in the Upper Nile State capital Malakal.
The donation was made as an incentive to the Council, which has been working tirelessly to keep peace among communities in the protection site, USAID representative Chase Colby Madden said at a handover ceremony attended by Council members and UNMISS staff.
Rumbek North has witnessed the worst floods compared to previous years. Not only crops have been submerged in flood waters since August, but also houses/tukuls many of which collapsed as a result.
The County is also affected by the prevailing insecurity and inter-communal tensions in the State and therefore, received forced returnees and IDPs from Rumbek Center.
More than 20,000 people have been affected by both floods and insecurity.
A total of 130,204 South Sudanese refugees have been assisted in Uganda since the influx began in mid-December 2013, including 82,610 in Adjumani, 11,969 in Arua, 29,070 in Kiryandongo and 6,5551 in Kampala.
In Kiryandongo, the Chief Justice, Stephen Kavuma made an unannounced 3 hour visit to the settlement on 20 November, to see first hand how refugees live and talk with UNHCR staff.
The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 193,922 individuals, comprising 191,359 individuals who entered through Gambella and 2,563 who entered through the Assosa region.
Registration remains suspended at Akobo and Pagak entry points, while in Burbiey, registration was temporarily halted while the relocation exercise from Matar to Pugnido began. Registration is expected to resume soon.
A total of 129,913 South Sudanese refugees have been assisted in Uganda since the influx began in mid-December 2013, including 81,934 in Adjumani, 11,969 in Arua, 29,490 in Kiryandongo and 6,5201 in Kampala.
An ECHO multi-sectoral team carried out a mission in Adjumani, Arua and Kiryandongo 9-13 November to monitor the quality of activities it funds, identify gaps in the response to the refugee crisis, assess ECHO’s added value and discuss its funding strategy for 2015.
Pakistan: Drought conditions in Sindh have affected nearly 1.7 million people; nearly 500 have died in Tharparkar, including 296 children. In FATA, the number of people displaced by the military’s operation Khyber One in the Tirah Valley has grown to 440,000 people, adding to 993,000 displaced by operations in North Waziristan.
Liberia: Two million children are thought to be affected by the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. High levels of unemployment are affecting income: 70% of households in a recent survey said they do not have enough money to afford food.
- The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2155 (2014), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 30 November and requested that I report on the implementation of the Mission’s mandate every 60 days. The report provides an update to my previous report (S/2014/708), dated 30 September 2014, covering developments from 24 September to 24 November.
• As of November 17, IOM has resumed transportation assistance to South Sudanese refugees stranded by heavy rains and flooding in Matar.
• The total number of refugees evacuated by IOM is 173,874 in Gambella and 2,599 in Benishangul‐Gumuz.
Humanitarian partners continue to coordinate necessary response to floodaffected communities through the Gode, Jijiga (Somali region) and Amibara (Afar region) Incident Command Posts (ICP).
Eritrean refugees continue to arrive in northern Ethiopia in high numbers. 2,173 refugees arrived so far in November
UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Kyung-wha Kang, concluded a three-day mission to South Sudan, calling on all parties to the conflict to respect their ceasefire commitments, and urged for more international support to enable humanitarians to scale-up and expand critical aid operations.
The security situation in the Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in Malakal remained relatively calm, as community elders engaged the warring youth in a bid to defuse the tensions.
March 26th -26th April 2014
Terekeka County is among the 6 counties of Central Equatoria State. It borders Mvolo and Munduri East Counties of Western Equatoria to the West. Awarial County, Lake State to the North, Bor South County, Jonglei State to the North East, Lafon County, Eastern Equatoria State to the East, and Juba County to the South. The County consists of 9 payams and 46 bomas. The payams are Terekeka, Tali, Tindilo, Muni, Nyori, Reggo, Rijiong, Tombek, and Gemeiza.
WFP renews call for the release of staff member missing for more than one month. WFP is again demanding the safe release of its abducted staff member Mark Diang, who was taken at gunpoint from the Malakal airport on 16 October by a group of men wearing plain clothes. http://www.wfp.org/node/36633/3435/644097
As at 20th November 2014, Kakuma had received 44,282 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the total camp population to 179,126. As at 16th November 177,070 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49% of the registered population.
Following the December 2013 outbreak of violence, 1.8 million people have fled their homes . Many have crossed into neighboring countries (estimated 463,000 people have fled to neighboring countries of Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Sudan individuals). 1.4 million individuals remain internally displaced and most are seeking shelter in remote rural areas across the country. Displacement patterns remain fluid, driven by violence, access to emergency assistance and floods. There are currently 102,265 internally displaced persons (IDPs) sheltering in UN bases across South Sudan.