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25 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The State Ministry of Health (SMoH) has reported high rates of malnutrition in West Darfur over the past few months.

• Over 200,000 people have been affected by heavy rain and flooding since early June, according to HAC.

• On 20 August, the first group of 105 South Sudanese refugees was relocated from Khor Omer to Kario camp in East Darfur.

• On 17 August, the UN held a press conference in Khartoum to mark World Humanitarian Day.

Spike in severe acute malnutrition admissions in West Darfur

25 Aug 2016 description
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KEY FACTS

  • Beginning in late January 2016, there has been an influx of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan and settling in large numbers in East Darfur. As of 14 August, the number of new arrivals recorded in East Darfur exceeds 50,000 individuals. Over 30,000 of these South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Khor Omer camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), Ed Daein locality, and the remainder arrived throughout the other seven localities in the state.

25 Aug 2016 description

A total of 1,185 IDPs have relocated from the UNMISS base in Tongping to UN House since movements began on 28 July, currently relocations take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The number of IDPs relocating each week is rising, 474 IDPs have relocated in the last 7 days, compared to 381 during the previous 7 days. Cholera remains a key concern at both sites with 129 cumulative cases reported since the start of the outbreak, however case incidence is declining and there have been zero reported deaths.

UNMISS Tongping

CCCM

25 Aug 2016 description

Summary

Bentiu protection of civilian site (PoC) was established in December 2013 with currently over 94,800 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.

24 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Persisting insecurity impedes humanitarian access in Bambari, Ouaka province.

  • Since January, over 173,000 people received emergency food assistance.

  • Refugees in Bambouti require access to basic social services including schools and health facilities.

  • The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocates USD 9 million to the CAR.

Upsurge of violence hinders humanitarian access to the people in need of assistance

24 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 2,700 people have fled to Uganda over the past two days, 1,386 on Monday and 1,314 on Sunday.

 Oraba continues to be the main border crossing point, and is now receiving nearly twice as many new arrivals on a daily basis than Elegu. This reflects the fact that most people arriving in Uganda in recent days are fleeing from Central Equatoria.

23 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USG announces nearly $138 million in additional humanitarian funding for South Sudan

  • Security situation in Juba remains calm following armed clashes in early July

  • Humanitarian organizations respond to IDP needs in Juba, Wau

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

23 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• On World Humanitarian Day, humanitarian community pays tribute to 59 aid workers killed in South Sudan since December 2013.

• Armed clashes and ambushes prevent humanitarians from reaching displaced people in Greater Equatoria.

• Humanitarian organizations strive to meet growing needs as the number of internally displaced people increases in Wau town.

• Intermittent fighting has forced thousands of people to flee their homes in central and southern Unity.

23 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

94,693\*
South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 14 Aug)

947,383\*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 14 Aug (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

973,000
Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)

259,796
Refugees in South Sudan

1.61 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan

FUNDING (as of 02 August)

23 Aug 2016 description

New, violent fighting in South Sudan has caused around 90,000 people to flee to the neighbouring countries. Most have arrived in Uganda, but also Kakuma Camp in Northern Kenya is receiving hundreds of people every week. Therefore people are moving in to the newest part of Kakuma, the settlement Kalobeyei before construction has even finished.

23 Aug 2016 description

Overwhelmed aid agencies in Uganda are armed with insufficient resources to respond to South Sudanese refugees spilling across the border, after renewed violence pushed over 85,000 people into Uganda’s West Nile region since July.

22 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

A total of 242,675
South Sudanese arrivals in Sudan since 15 December 2013.
* This figure does not include a number of South Sudanese living with host communities.

77,322
Number of South Sudanese arrivals residing in the eight sites of White Nile State, based on UNHCR individual registration.

50,621\*
Number of South Sudanese arrivals to East Darfur since January 2016.
* As of 14th of August

22 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 3,405 people have fled to Uganda over the past four days, 1,447 on Thursday, 683 on Friday, 389 on Saturday and 886 on Sunday.

 6,734 people crossed in to Uganda last week, compared with 8,403 and 17,369 in the week starting 8 August and 1 August respectively.

22 Aug 2016 description
report Uganda Red Cross

Uganda Red Cross Volunteers on June 26th braved the night, cold and bloody boarder of Nimule – Connecting Uganda to South Sudan in rescue of refugees fleeing uncertainty when fighting broke out in Wau, South Sudan forcing thousands of people to flee to Uganda. The situation has since been tense and alarming. Hundreds of lives have been claimed in the fights and many more rescued because of the presence of Humanitarian support from key players like Uganda Red Cross.

22 Aug 2016 description

Health

• The top morbidities at the three clinics were malaria (2,245) and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (845). An increase in acute watery diarrhea was reported during the week, this will be monitored by IOM to identify the source.

• Routine vaccination is ongoing, with 242 children provided with vaccinations during the last 7 days.

• Over the last 7 days, there were 25 assisted deliveries at the Cathedral and SSRC sites, with 46 individuals provided with prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV counselling and testing services.

22 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

•Camp management conducts population count at UN House PoC site

•IOM improves access to water in Wau south

•More than 80,200 people remain displaced in Wau

IOM teams continue humanitarian activities across South Sudan, where more than 6.1 million people are in need of assistance. Since December 2013, the crisis has displaced 2.3 million people, including 751,400 who have fled to neighbouring countries and more than 1.61 million others who remain internally displaced.

20 Aug 2016 description
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Analysis with WorldView-3 Data Acquired 18 August 2016 and WorldView-1 Data Acquired 27 June 2016

19 Aug 2016 description

Total

  • As end of June 2016: 229,176 Refugees and asylum-seekers
  • Post 1st July 2016: 82,272 Refugees (new arrivals)

Key statistics (Post 1 July 2016)

  • 64 % of the population are Children <18
  • 87 % of the population are Women and Children
  • 3 % of the population are Elderly