- WFP South Sudan Situation Report #164, 18 February 2017
- OCHA South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin #2, 3 February 2017
- South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update 01/2017 15-31 January 2017
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan Jan – Dec 2017
- UNHCR: South Sudan Situation Supplementary Appeal Jan - Dec 2017
- IOM South Sudan Consolidated Appeal 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Guide to Giving: Key ways of contributing to the crisis response in South Sudan
- OCHA South Sudan
- UNHCR South Sudan Situation Information Sharing Portal
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- IOM Displacement Tracking & Monitoring (DTM) South Sudan
- Open Data for South Sudan
- Office of the IGAD Special Envoys for South Sudan
- Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC)
- Food Security Cluster: South Sudan
- Logistics Cluster: South Sudan
- Human Rights Watch: South Sudan - Events of 2016
1.85 million internally displaced people (OCHA)
1.5 million South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR) 223,926 seeking shelter with the UN (UNMISS)
4.6 million people projected to require food assistance from January—April 2017 (WFP estimate)
Humanitarian partners appeal for US$1.6 billion to provide lifesaving humanitarian assistance for 5.8 million people in South Sudan this year.
JUBA/GENEVA/NEW YORK (17 February 2017) – At the end of a four-day visit to South Sudan, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for human rights, Andrew Gilmour, called for those committing atrocity crimes in the country to be held accountable.
“This is a war that has been waged against the men, women and children of South Sudan,” he said. “And the only way of ending this onslaught will be when the perpetrators face consequences for what they are doing.”
The Logistics Cluster is responsible for logistics Coordination and Information Management; where there is a gap in logistics infrastructure, WFP, as the lead agency of the Logistics Cluster, acts as a ‘provider of last resort’ by offering Common Logistics Services to support the humanitarian community in their response operations.
Highlights of the Operation
In January, the Logistics Cluster facilitated air transport of 330 mt of life saving cargo to 24 destinations on behalf of 23 organisations.
The rate of new arrivals in to Uganda remains very high, with a total of 13,092 South Sudanese refugees received in Uganda between the 1 st and 7th of February, although this is a decrease from the 33,427 new arrivals reported in the previous week. The average daily rate of new arrivals was 1,870.
Last year, reunifications dropped by 50 percent because there was not enough money to trace families
By Siegfried Modola
BENTIU, Feb 16 (Reuters) - In the chaos of South Sudan's civil war, it took three years for Nyagonga Machul to find her lost children.
Machul had travelled from her village to the capital when President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, fired his deputy Riek Machar, a Nuer, in 2013. The dismissal triggered a civil war in the world's newest nation that has increasingly been fought along ethnic lines.
Humanitarian organizations will target some 5.8 million people across South Sudan with humanitarian assistance and protection in 2017.
Displaced people arrive in Kodok and in Aburoc following clashes on the western bank of the River Nile in and around Wau Shilluk.
Displacement, loss of property and violations against civilians reported by people displaced by fighting in parts of Nasir.
Ethiopia - IOM last week (9/2) transported 816 South Sudanese refugees from the Pagak entry point on the South Sudan-Ethiopia border to the new Nguenyyiel refugee camp in Gambella Region, Ethiopia, bringing the total number of refugees moved since the beginning of 2017 to 4,833.
In December 2016, year-on-year overall and food inflation rates for South Sudan stood at 479 percent and 517 percent, respectively, indicating a significant increase in the cost of living compared to the same month last year. The month-on-month cost of living based on Consumer Price Indices increased by 23 percent from November to December 2016.
In 2011, Somalia suffered a famine that killed 260,000 people. The famine was declared in July, but most people had already died by May
By Tom Miles
GENEVA, Feb 16 (Reuters) - More than 20 million people - greater than the population of Romania or Florida - risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, U.N. World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says.
This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of South Sudan and Syria.
649.0 M required for 2016
216.2 M contributions received, representing 33% of requirements
432.8 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation
275.7 M required for 2016 including special situations
89.8 M contributions received, representing 33% of requirements
185.9 M overall funding gap for South Sudan
386 Enrolled for nutritional rehabilitation in January 2017
9,543 Refugees and IDPs received non -food items assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan in January 2017.
7,642 Refugees relocated from Yida to Pamir camp as of 31 January 2017
1,857 Fuel Efficient Stoves (FES) distributed to refugees in January 2017.
“I sent my sons away, because it is too dangerous for them here in Malakal.” Those are the words of mother of six, Salua Dohka. She is one of tens of thousands of people who fled their homes in the Upper Nile town of Malakal and its surroundings after fighting broke out between government and rebel forces in South Sudan in December 2013.