- UNHCR Uganda: Emergency Update on the South Sudan Refugee Situation Inter-Agency Daily #15 | 29th July 2016
- UNICEF Uganda Situation Report on South Sudanese Refugees, 7-27 July, 2016
- FEWSNET Uganda Food Security Outlook Update Jun 2016
Appeals & Funding
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- UNHCR: Revised South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan (Jan-Dec 2016)
Highlights of CPI, July 2016
1. Annual Inflation
The number of people fleeing to Uganda from South Sudan on a daily basis continues to number in the thousands, with 2,319 people crossing border yesterday.
1,444 refugees crossed the border using the Elegu border point (Adjumani axis), 193 in Moyo, 39 in Lamwo and 308 in Oraba (Arua district. 335 refugees were received at Kiryandongo Reception Centre in Mid-West Uganda.
847,964 The total number of South Sudanese Refugees (both pre Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)
114,337 Old caseload before 15 Dec. 2013 (covered by the regular budget)
266,916 Refugees in South Sudan - 1.69 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
FUNDING (as of 27 June)
USD 573.4 M Requested for the situation
CONTRIBUTIONS: USD 85.4M
GAP: 488.0 M
- 30,966 South Sudanese arrivals into Ethiopia, White Nile in Sudan, Uganda and Kenya in the past week (18 – 24 July), based on field reports
- 890,137 Total South Sudanese refugees as of 24 July (both pre Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)
- 973,000 Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)
- 266,916 Refugees in South Sudan
- 1.69 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan
FUNDING (as of 18 July)
- USD 608.8 M Requested by UNHCR for the …
UNHCR redeploys staff from other parts of the country while partner organizations set up new health clinics to cope with the influx.
By: Michael O’Hagan | 28 July 2016
ADJUMANI, Uganda – On a rainy day in northern Uganda, Esther Ojabajon surveys the small plot of land that is now her home. Her children pull up handfuls of the tall grass, burning it to prepare the land to build a shelter of wood and tarpaulin.
In Angola, as of 21 July 2016 a total of 3748 suspected cases have been reported, of which 879 are confirmed. The total number of reported deaths is 364, of which 119 were reported among confirmed cases. Suspected cases have been reported in all 18 provinces and confirmed cases have been reported in 16 of 18 provinces and 80 of 125 reporting districts.
News in Brief
Following years of conflict and national policies aimed at encouraging sedentarization of pastoral populations, international and bilateral actors are increasingly shifting their focus towards supporting animal production systems. This report reviews the state of animal-based livelihoods in the Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda and examines how animal ownership affects a household’s ability to weather shocks.
This report shows:
Staple food prices atypically increase in Karamoja
In Karamoja, a recent field visit found that most early-planted crops have been stunted by the atypically long May to June dry spell. This will result in below-average August harvests in many areas. Food security is not expected to improve until September when late-planted crops, which are developing more favorably, are harvested. Very poor households in Napak, Moroto, and Kaabong are expected to remain in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) through August.
The number of South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Uganda increased yesterday, with 3,870 people crossing the border. There has been a steady increase in the rate of new arrivals over the last ten days, with occasional spikes as people have accompanied Uganda military convoys evacuating Ugandans from South Sudan.
Situation summary in the Americas
In 2015, three countries in the Americas have confirmed yellow fever virus circulation: Bolivia (epizootic), Brazil, and Peru (human cases).
In 2016, as of epidemiological week (EW) 28, three countries have reported jungle yellow fever: Brazil, Colombia, and Peru.
Number of new arrivals on Monday 25th July (as per field reports)
Number of new arrivals since 7th July 2016 (as per field reports)
Number of new arrivals registered since 1st January in Uganda (RIMS) (as of end of June)
Total number of South Sudanese refugees registered in Uganda (RIMS) (as of end of June)
WFP provided critical assistance as the Government of Uganda opened up a new village complex, to resettle South Sudanese refugees within the Adjumani settlement in northern Uganda.
WFP has so far assisted 3,000 refugees and Ugandans in the host communities with training and storage tools for reduced post-harvest food loss.
WFP is providing a protection ration to families with children, pregnant women and new mothers affected by moderate acute malnutrition in the Karamoja region.
On 23 July in Kabul, two explosions during a peaceful protest of Shiite Hazaras killed 80 and injured another 231 civilians --the deadliest attack in the capital since 2001. IS claimed responsibility for the attack, which risks to increase tensions between the Shias and the Sunnis.
The latest wave of violence in South Sudan has forced more than 36,000 people to cross into Uganda and more people are expected over the next couple of days. As one of the leading agencies receiving and assisting the new arrivals the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) are strives to stretch limited resources and provide timely and life-saving assistance.