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05 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In Ethiopia, the number of new arrivals from South Sudan has significantly dropped and on average one refugee arrives in Gambella daily. The new arrivals enter thorough Pagak, Burbie, Akobo or Raad.
    The total number of new arrivals from South Sudan since 15 December 2013 is 226,473 individuals (221,280 in Gambella and 5,053 in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region). 71% of the adult refugee population are women and girls and 68% are children. The cumulative number of South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia is 281,205.

04 Feb 2016 description

Dropping food to hungry people in remote areas of South Sudan. Treating the injured in Mali. Supporting hospitals in Libya. All over Africa, the ICRC is helping people affected by war and other violence.

The ICRC in Africa

  • 29 delegations and missions
  • 5,200 employees
  • 610 million Swiss franc budget
  • 40% of the ICRC's global budget for field operations

Some of the ICRC's key Africa operations: See map

04 Feb 2016 description

Over199,608 persons have arrived in Sudan from South Sudan

  • 129,135 persons have received humanitarian assistance (specific assistance only)

  • Sudan hosts an estimated 350,000 Southern Sudanese individuals following the separation of South Sudan from Sudan

  • Abyei PCA Box is estimated to have received 2,496 (IOM)

04 Feb 2016 description

117,591 total new arrivals from South Sudan

17,998 camp refugee population

99,593 non-camp refugee population

04 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 31,000 people are estimated to have fled their homes in the Jebel Marra area and taken refuge in North Darfur.

• HAC Central Darfur is verifying reports of 13,700 people displaced from the Jebel Marra.

• IOM and HAC have started the registration of IDPs and refugees in South Kordofan’s eastern corridor, which runs from El Abassiya to El Leri.

• Blue Nile State authorities have said that an interagency needs assessment mission will start in the first half of February.

02 Feb 2016 description

Since October 2015 a large influx of internally displaced persons (IDPs) crossed the Nile to reach Mingkaman from neighbouring Jonglei State. In November and December, new arrivals came following attacks which took place on the 17th of November, targeting civilian populations and government and NGO assets in Jelle and Parker Payams, Twic East County, Jonglei State. Estimations of the number of IDPs arriving in Mingkaman during this period varied between 5,000 and 41,000.

02 Feb 2016 description

Snapshot 27 January – 2 February 2016

Boko Haram in Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad: 86 people were killed and 62 injured, with 15 missing after Boko Haram set fire to Dalori, near Maiduguri in Borno state. The past week also saw attacks in Chibok that left 13 dead and 30 injured. 40 civilians were reported dead after Cameroonian troops announced they were carrying out a search for BH militants in the area. In Cameroon, 52 people were killed in BH attacks in January. In Chad, two suicide bombings in Lac region left three dead and 56 wounded.

02 Feb 2016 description

Key Figures

  • 1,696,962 internally displaced people
  • 643,046 South Sudanese refugees in neighboring countries
  • 263,000 refugees in South Sudan
  • 20,694 refugee new arrivals in South Sudan
  • 10 refugee camps
  • 6 UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites for IDPs
  • $116,275,632 in funding received by UNHCR (28% of the budget required for comprehensive needs)
30 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN requests $1.3 billion for life-saving assistance to 5.1 million people in South Sudan in 2016

  • WFP utilizes air assets and vehicle and barge convoys to reach food-insecure populations and pre-position humanitarian supplies

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

29 Jan 2016 description

Registration conducted from 16 Dec. 2015 to 6 Jan. 2016

IOM led the biometric registration of IDPs and the host community in Wau Shilluk in close coordination with local authorities, community leaders, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP).

28 Jan 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fighting in the Jebel Marra area had displaced over 12,000 people by 24 January.

  • Returnees to East Darfur’s Labado village need water, nutrition and education assistance.

  • El Nino may affect up to 4.2 million Sudanese in 2016, according to WHO.

  • In West Kordofan,aid organisations have improved the water supply at the Kharasana refugee site.

  • About 14,000 IDPs from South Kordofan in Um Ruwaba are struggling to cope and make ends meet.

27 Jan 2016 description

DRC continues to build shelters in Block D of Sector 4 to accommodate the approximately 2,000 individuals who were either evicted from the old PoC 3 and 4 or are relocating from Sector 1. Out of a total target of 33 shelters, 32 shelters have been constructed and allocated.

26 Jan 2016 description

Burundi: As the security situation continues to deteriorate, the UN Security Council has expressed concern over possible mass atrocities and ethnic violence. Clashes continues in several areas of the country. Burundian refugees in DRC expressed fears over possible cross-border attacks by government forces.

25 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 100 humanitarian partners to respond to most pressing needs through the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan.

• Humanitarian assistance is reaching people in need in Leer County following the return of aid workers.

• Thousands of people displaced by fighting in parts of Western Equatoria.

• Over 2 million malaria cases reported across the country in 2015.

FIGURES

No. of Internally Displaced Persons: 1.69 million