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24 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In Democratic Republic of Congo, a total of 11,966 South Sudanese refugees are registered in the Haut-Uélé province of DRC, of which 11,120 biometrically registered and 846 pre-registered. Further verification missions are planned towards the month of June.

  • In Gambella, Ethiopia, UNHCR and most implementing partners have resumed humanitarian activities in Jewi, Kule and Tiekidi refugee camps, with the exception of Action Against Hunger (ACF) in Jewi camp. The security situation remains calm though fragile and unpredictable.

23 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Heavy rains and flash floods in Sennar State have destroyed 1,160 houses and damaged another 1,320 homes, according to SRCS.

• On 17 June, the Government of Sudan announced a 4-month ceasefire in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.

• An estimated 1,800 newly displaced people in West Kordofan State need humanitarian assistance, according to HAC.

• In 2016, about 72,000 South Sudanese have arrived in White Nile, East Darfur, South Darfur, South and West Kordofan states.

23 Jun 2016 description

1. Introduction

In preparation for the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), the WHS secretariat commissioned Ipsos to conduct community consultations with crisis-affected communities in multiple focus countries. The countries chosen for the consultations were Afghanistan, Guinea, South Sudan,
Syria, and Ukraine, representing a diverse range of geographic regions, humanitarian contexts, and actors.

22 Jun 2016 description

Overview

This Dashboard provides an overview of the implementation of the 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan in Sudan that brings together 112 partners from across the UN system and non-governmental organizations to help 5.4 million people in need of emergency relief aid and other forms of humanitarian assistance. Vulnerability in Sudan - a country of 37.2 million - is driven primarily by conflict-induced displacement, chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.

22 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation in numbers

1.69 million People internally displaced since 15 December 2013
(OCHA, Humanitarian Snapshot 5 May 2016)

907,447* Estimated internally displaced children under 18 years

Outside South Sudan
725,876 Estimated new South Sudanese refugees in neighbouring countries since 15 December 2013
(UNHCR, Regional Refugee Information Portal, dated 15 June 2016)

22 Jun 2016 description

Facts & Figures

  • 65 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide:

  • 21.3 million refugees,

  • 40.8 million internally displaced - 1.8 million seeking asylum.

  • Largest sources of refugees: Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, South Sudan , Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Key messages

  • The number of forcibly displaced people (refugees and internally displaced people) has continued to rise alarmingly in 2015 and 2016, calling for increased humanitarian assistance worldwide.

19 Jun 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

A total of 231,581

South Sudanese arrivals in Sudan since 15 December 2013.

*This figure does not include a number of South Sudanese living with host communities.

77,904

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

46,178

Number of South Sudanese arrivals to East Darfur since January 2016.

145,200

18 Jun 2016 description

Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action

This update is seeking a 6 months’ timeframe extension until the end of 2016 to take into account anticipated income and give enough time to implement related activities.

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

18 Jun 2016 description

SUMMARY:

This matrix is prepared and published monthly, representing what happened in various sectors in the particular reference month. This indicators matrix is a step towards showing a comprehensive picture of the current situation in Gambella region and establishing a basis for initial trend and gap analysis. In order to better understand the matrix, following are the explanatory notes on some of the sector indicators.

16 Jun 2016 description

IOM completed the registration of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Udici Payam of Jur River County resulting in a total of 5,146 individuals or 1,718 households (preliminary figures). Skirmishes in the neighboring Besselia Payam of Wau County from February 2016 affected part of Udici Payam.

15 Jun 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

224,420\*
Total number of South Sudanese refugees and asylum-seekers registered and active in Uganda (as of 31 May 2016).

30,920
New arrivals since 1 Jan 2016.

74,896
Urban refugees and asylum seekers

463,356
Refugees in settlements.

Settlement breakdown of SSD refugees and asylum seekers registered in 2016 (as 24 May):

17,331
Refugees received in Adjumani

15 Jun 2016 description
report Miraya FM

The Bishop of Wonduruba Diocese, Mathew Taban, has launched a diocesan-wide appeal for assistance to support internally displaced persons returning home.

Speaking to Miraya Breakfast Show, Bishop Taban said; “This is my urgent appeal to the government and the Non Governmental Organizations to come to the rescue of the people of Wonduruba.”

Bishop Taban is on the team of religious leaders that have been in Wonduruba for an on-spot assessment of the situation there. He said the tour is designed to interact with the people, comfort them and encourage theme to return home.

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.