- UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #84, 8-21 April 2016
- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 5 | 16 April 2016
- IFRC Cholera Emergency Plan of Action Final Report Operation n° MDRSS004
Appeals & Funding
- 2016 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan
- IOM South Sudan Consolidated Appeal 2016
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2016 PDF XLS
- Guide to Giving: Key ways of contributing to the crisis response in South Sudan
- WHO Humanitarian Response Plan 2016
ADDIS ABABA, 26 April 2016 (UNHCR) - The UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the recent violent incidents in and around Gambella town, western Ethiopia, and is calling for calm in this difficult situation.
It is regrettable that lives have been lost during these violent incidents and UNHCR extends its deepest sympathies to all individuals and families who have lost their loved ones and urges all concerned groups to exercise restraint to prevent further escalation of the situation.
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
Planting of 2016 secondary “belg” season cereal crops is still underway
March-May “belg” rains were erratic in March, delaying planting activities
“Belg” rains improved in April, but pockets of moisture deficits remain in southern SNNPR and Oromia regions as well as eastern Amhara Region
Cereal prices remain firm despite ongoing commercialization of 2015 main “meher” season harvest
Number of people in need of food assistance estimated at high 10.2 million
By JACEY FORTINAPRIL 25, 2016
GAMBELA, Ethiopia — After angry mobs began targeting his community, Simon Thion, 29, felt caught in the middle.
Mr. Simon, an Ethiopian who is part of the Nuer ethnic group, went to a hospital in the western town of Gambela recently to visit his nephew, who was injured when members of the Murle ethnic group crossed into Ethiopia from South Sudan to steal cows and kill hundreds of Nuer villagers.
Addis Ababa April 22/04/2016 The effort to get released the children and women kidnapped by Murle gunmen from Gambella Region has gained momentum, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said.
In his briefings to journalists today, Tewolde Mulugeta said the defense forces of Ethiopia have been intensified.
Currently, Government continues strengthening taking measures against perpetrators to dislodge and bring them to justice those militia fighters.
William Davison in Gambella
Why did a group of South Sudanese people cross the border into western Ethiopia and start shooting mothers and abducting their children?
The South Sudanese attackers arrived on foot before dawn. In the Nuer villages in the grasslands of Gambella in western Ethiopia, people woke to the sound of gunshots and tried to flee, but armed men stopped them. Mothers were shot when they tried to stop the raiders taking their children.
Addis Ababa April 20/2016 South Sudan will collaborate with Ethiopia in taking measures against the perpetrators of the killings and abductions carried out by forces that attacked civilians in the regional state of Gambella, the country’s ambassador to Ethiopia said.
Armed members of the Murle tribe from South Sudan had attacked 13 kebeles in Anuak and Nuer Zones of the states killing 208 Ethiopians and kidnapping over 100 women and children last Friday.
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
April 18, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia said it prepares to launch military offensive against South Sudan’s armed Murle militia forces who this week massacred hundreds of its citizens across the border.
Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, on Monday in a televised statement on the Ethiopian TV vowed that his forces would take punitive military action following the killing of over 200 people.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Monday 4/18/2016 - 12:56 GMT
By Karim LEBHOUR
More than 200 people were killed and over 100 children abducted by armed men from South Sudan in a cross-border raid into Ethiopia, the country's leader said.
Ethiopian officials blame Murle tribesmen from South Sudan for a series of deadly attacks on Ethiopian villages in the western Gambella region on Friday.
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.
Trend analysis (October 2015 - March 2016)
Total number of refugees
Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
Percentage of women and girls
Percentage of Children
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