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04 Jun 2017 description

568.7 M required for 2017 including special situations
102.9 M contributions received, representing 18% of requirements
465.9 M overall funding

All figures displayed are in USD

04 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A UShs4,000 (US$1) voucher covers antenatal visits, delivery, and post-natal care

  • Vouchers are intended for poorer women in two mostly rural regions of Uganda

  • Even the cost of assisted births, such as Caesareans, are covered

02 Jun 2017 description
report Malteser

Cologne. Malteser International is appealing to the general public to make donations for the needy in Africa. Around 24 million people on the continent are currently facing starvation and their situation is becoming increasingly critical. “Climate change is not solely responsible for the current hunger crisis. Violent conflict, unequal distribution, and poor governance are also contributing factors.” said Sid Peruvemba, Vice-Secretary General of Malteser International.

02 Jun 2017 description
  • PEOPLE IN NEED IN 2016: 6.1 M

  • PEOPLE TARGETED IN 2016: 5.1 M

  • PEOPLE REACHED BY THE END OF Q4 2016: 5.1 M

02 Jun 2017 description
  • PEOPLE IN NEED IN 2016: 6.1 M

  • PEOPLE TARGETED IN 2016: 5.1 M

  • PEOPLE REACHED BY THE END OF Q4 2016: 5.1 M

In the fourth quarter of 2016, South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis continued to deepen and spread, with continued clashes and displacement in Unity, Jonglei and the Greater Equatoria region, and the spread of diseases, including cholera, measles and kala-azar.

01 Jun 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

440,465
South Sudanese arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 15 May

1,892,995
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 15 May 2017 (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

268,286
Refugees in South Sudan (30 April)

1.93 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 230,482 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

31 May 2017 description

250.0 M required for 2017

4.3 M contributions received, representing 2% of requirements

245.6 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

31 May 2017 description

By Evelyne Karanja

NAIROBI, 31 May 2017 – Members of parliament from the six-nation East African Community have vowed to step up a drive to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in their region.

31 May 2017 description

Rainfall

The regional consensus climate outlook for the June to September 2017 rainfall season indicates that most of Somalia, Kenya, and southern Ethiopia will remain dry. Ethiopia’s Afar region and southwestern Uganda will likely experience near normal to below normal rains. Normal to above normal rainfall is expected across central and western Ethiopia, northern Kenya and central Uganda; while northern Ethiopia, parts of northern Uganda, coastal Somalia, coastal and western Kenya will likely experience above normal rainfall and floods.

31 May 2017 description
  • 883.5 M required for 2017

  • 141.2 M contributions received, representing 16% of requirements

  • 742.4 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

31 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • A total of 14,358 South Sudanese refugees arrived to Uganda between 15 and 21 May, making a daily cross-border average of 2,051 refugees. Refugees arriving from Yei, in South Sudan’s Greater Equatoria region, reported an escalation of violence in the town. Uganda hosted 931,142 South Sudanese refugees by May 29, including 272,206 in Bidibidi, 148,381 in Palorinya, 86,770 in Rhino Camp, 81,597 in Imvepi and 21,275 in Palabek. The number of refugees in Uganda stands at 1.25 million.

30 May 2017 description

The Uganda Market Price Update is produced by the Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation (AME) Unit of the World Food Programme Uganda on a monthly basis. Price data collected by staff at WFP Sub offices in Moroto, Kotido, Kaabong and Nakapiripirit is analyzed along with price data from Gulu, Kampala, Mbarara, Soroti, Tororo, Lira and Mbale.
The update is divided into four sections; Karamoja markets, Price trends over one year, Other Markets and table on Price changes.

HIGHLIGHTS

KARAMOJA

30 May 2017 description

Several African countries have begun implementing climate resilience activities

By: Richard Munang and Robert Mgendi

From Africa Renewal: May - July 2017