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26 Apr 2016 description

At the end of February 2016 Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) finalized another emergency preparedness and response project in South Sudan financed by The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO). PAH has been working as a mobile emergency partner in South Sudan since 2012 and will continue in 2016 with ECHO funding for mobile emergency response.

18 Apr 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

223,449\*
Total number of South Sudanese refugees and asylum-seekers registered and active in Uganda as of 12 April 2016.

17,112
Pre-December 2013 caseload

206,337
Post-December 2013 caseload.

23,894
South Sudanese refugees received in Uganda in 2016 alone (as of 31 March)

*note that figures are likely to fluctuate slightly in the coming weeks as the results of the verification exercise in Adjumani are reflected.

06 Apr 2016 description

Overview

As of 27 March 2016, the total number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the UN Mission in South Sudan’s Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Bentiu is 115,014. The second March 2016 population count was held in Bentiu PoC from 25 - 27 March 2016.

05 Apr 2016 description
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Foreward

In 2016 over 125 million people living in crisis-affected countries are in need of humanitarian assistance. The humanitarian community is committed to providing aid to over 87 million of those in need. The risks to health posed by humanitarian emergencies are at an all-time high. Developments such as climate change, urbanization, population growth and worsening civil conflict are increasing the frequency and severity of many types of emergencies. Attacks on health workers and health facilities are also on the rise.

23 Mar 2016 description
report Caritas

Millions of people in South Sudan are in desperate need of aid as the country faces its worst food crisis since independence in 2011. Caritas staff say the health risk to women, children and the elderly will intensify without greater humanitarian intervention.

Over 40,000 people in Unity State are threatened by famine as the lean season peaks in May. Around 2.8 million people in South Sudan are in need of aid – a quarter of the population.

22 Mar 2016 description

Overview

As of 13 March 2016, the total number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the UN Mission in South Sudan’s Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Bentiu is 116,538. The first March 2016 population count was held in Bentiu PoC from 11 -13 March 2016.

Compared to the previous count conducted at the end of February, the population decreased from 119,647 individuals to 116,538 individuals, despite registering more than 1,000 new arrivals between the two counts.