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11 Dec 2016 description

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan T.D. and Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh T.D. today announced new funding of €2.314 million in humanitarian assistance for victims of the ongoing crisis in South Sudan. The funding will support South Sudanese Refugees in the West Nile region of Northern Uganda.

09 Dec 2016 description

NEEDS ANALYSIS

  • Thousands of people fled when the fighting broke out in central Unity State on July this year. Many of them are sheltering on the swamps or seeking refuge in the bush. The displaced population ends up living in very poor conditions with limited access to basic live-saving items. The cluster leads a multi-sectorial intervention through the Survival Kits modality, which not only includes nonfood items but also supplies from WASH and Nutrition cluster that temporarily mitigates the dire conditions of the displaced population.

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Esta nueva cifra revela por qué la labor de UNICEF en favor de los niños más vulnerables es todavía absolutamente necesaria, 70 años después de su fundación

NUEVA YORK, 9 de diciembre de 2016 – Un total de 535 millones niños y niñas –casi uno de cada cuatro– viven en países afectados por conflictos o desastres, a menudo sin acceso a ningún tipo de atención médica, educación de calidad o una nutrición y protección adecuadas, dijo hoy UNICEF.

09 Dec 2016 description

Activated in 2011, the Shelter and Non-Food Item (S-NFI) Cluster coordinates the provision of lifesaving household items and shelter materials to conflict and disaster affected people in South Sudan. Since the onset of the conflict in 2013, the Cluster has focused on the delivery of flexible, timely and needs-based interventions, particularly in areas that have been affected by multiple humanitarian crises.

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Un enfant sur quatre est confronté aux conflits ou catastrophes

Environ 535 millions d’enfants, soit près d’un sur quatre, vivent dans des pays touchés par des conflits ou des catastrophes. Ils sont souvent privés de soins médicaux, d’une éducation de qualité et d’une nutrition et d’une protection adéquates, affirme aujourd’huil’UNICEF.

09 Dec 2016 description
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The new figure is a stark reminder of why UNICEF was established, as the organization marks 70 years of work for the most vulnerable children

NEW YORK, 9 December 2016 – An estimated 535 million children – nearly one in four – live in countries affected by conflict or disaster, often without access to medical care, quality education, proper nutrition and protection, UNICEF said today.

08 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• WFP has resumed its school meals programme benefiting more than 7,000 students in 21 schools in Blue Nile State.

• WVI project helps 800 farmers in Blue Nile State increase their sorghum production.

• Preparations underway for establishing El Nimir camp for 11,000 South Sudanese refugees from Western Bahr el Ghazal in East Darfur.

• Aid agencies continue to assist about 53,000 Jebel Marra IDPs in four locations in North Darfur.

WFP resumes school-feeding in Blue Nile State

08 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • Nearly 4,000 refugees relocate from Yida to Pamir camp: In Pamir refugee camp, as of 30 November, UNHCR relocated 2,332 refugees from Yida to Pamir including 2,185 refugees previously settled in Yida settlement. Cumulatively, 3,766 refugees have been relocated from Yida to Pamir, including 3,386 individuals previously settled in Yida settlement since opening its opening in September. The total population of Pamir camp now stands at 3,788 individuals (869 households).

07 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

Daily arrival figures from July 2016 are based on manual emergency registration or head-counts/wrist-banding. Confirmed figures will be available as the new arrivals undergo biometric registration. Figures prior to July are from the Government’s Refugee Information Management System (RIMS).

7,705 Number of new arrivals between the 30th of November and 6th December 2016

2,235 Daily average of new arrivals since 7th July 2016

414,127 Number of new arrivals in 2016

07 Dec 2016 description

Key Figures

414,552 South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 13 Nov)

1,309,275 Total South Sudanese refugees as of 13 Nov (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

260,453 Refugees in South Sudan

1.8 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 204,370 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

FUNDING (as of 17 November)

07 Dec 2016 description
report Salesian Missions

Salesian missionaries have been working in Tonj, a town in the northwest region of South Sudan, for several years. Their focus has been on providing education and social development services for poor youth through the operation of primary and secondary schools and youth centers. In addition, the missionaries operate several medical clinics, including a leprosy clinic, as well as a hospital.

06 Dec 2016 description
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Faits saillants de la situation humanitaire

Des manifestations violentes ont éclaté dues au report des élections présidentielles, entre les populations et les forces de police, les 19 et 20 septembre à Kinshasa. Le groupe des partis politiques de l’opposition ont affirmé que plus de 50 personnes ont été tuées, alors que le gouvernement dit que 17 personnes sont mortes.

06 Dec 2016 description

Context

Bentiu protection of civilian site (PoC) was established in December 2013 with Site location currently over 120,000 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.

06 Dec 2016 description

Context

Wau POC area adjacent to UNMISS was established in June 2016, following Site location violence in and around Wau town, making it the most recently established POC in South Sudan. It is also the most congested POC in the country, with more than 28,850 IDPs sheltering on just 134,514 m2 of land.

05 Dec 2016 description

Les appels et plans de réponse dans 33 pays visent à aider 93 millions de personnes

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Response plans and appeals in 33 countries aim to reach 93 million people in need