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World + 21 others
CERF Quarterly Update - January - March 2014

The largest allocations were provided to address critical needs in CAR and South Sudan. The donor community has contributed $220.7 million to CERF so far for 2014, one of the largest amounts since its launch in 2006.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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South Sudan + 3 others
South Sudan crisis being met by silence, ACT Ethiopia says

Report
ACT Alliance

The humanitarian crisis stemming from widespread fighting in South Sudan is rapidly becoming a regional issue but is failing to get the attention it deserves, ACT members working in neighbouring Ethiopia say.

All 11 members in Ethiopia say the growing emergency needs greater awareness in the international community and more funding for relief aid.

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Emergency Situation UNHCR External Regional Update 10, 7 – 11 April 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • SOUTH SUDAN: The crisis has led to a severe deterioration in the food security situation and around 3.7 million people are now at high risk of food insecurity.
    UNHCR and partners are very concerned about the food and nutrition situation, especially for the over 126,000 Sudanese refugees living in Maban, Upper Nile State.

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DR Congo UNICEF Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report - 1 - 31 March 2014

Highlights

  • North Kivu : 251 Congolese refugees returning from Kyangwandi camp in Uganda died in a boat accident on 22 March on Lake Edward. According to authorities in Goma there were 89 children among the dead. The refugees were returning to Beni Territory where fighting between FARDC and ADF-Nalu had forced them to flee in 2013.

  • South Kivu: Around 1,000 households from Ndese and Byangama in Shabunda Territory displaced in the bush following clashes between two fac-tions of Raia Mutomboki armed group.

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Uganda + 1 other
Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report, 7 April 2014

Uganda has registered more than 96,000 South Sudanese refugees, just shy of the contingency planning figure of 100,000. Only 18% of the required funding has been received.

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Bulletin d'Information Humanitaire - Province Orientale N° 12/14, 3 avril 2014

Faits saillants

  • Zone de santé d’Ango : Taux élevé de séropositivité au VIH/SIDA et absence de centre de dépistage volontaire.
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Central African Republic Situation Report- 28 March, 2014

Highlights

 The security situation remains tense in many parts of CAR, including particular hot spots in Bangui where Muslims continue to be under attack. There is also an increase in criminality in Bangui.

 296,000 mosquito nets have been distributed to 60,532 households living in IDP sites as part of the ongoing emergency response.

 As part of UNICEF’s outreach strategy, UNICEF has participated in three inter-agency assessment missions to Carnot, Moyen Sido, and Boda.

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South Sudan + 6 others
South Sudan Emergency Situation UNHCR External Regional Update 8, 17 - 21 March 2014

Highlights

  • SOUTH SUDAN: Escalating tensions between refugees and host communities in Maban County are attributed to dwindling resources affecting all populations during the hunger gap.

  • SUDAN: Sudan continues to receive South Sudanese at the rate of approximately 300 per day, with a notable influx into El Liri, Talodi Locality in South Kordofan over the past week. The condition of those arriving is noted as particularly dire, with the population in desperate need of assistance as they are reported to be arriving with almost no belongings.

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The History of Resource Mobilization and Social Spending in Uganda

This paper is the first of a series of papers exploring the political and institutional contexts of resource mobilization and social spending for social development in Uganda. We provide the historical context of, and trends in, resource mobilization (domestic and external revenue) and social spending in post-independence Uganda. After years of civil war, mismanagement and general decline, Uganda turned a page in 1986 when NRM (National Resistance Movement) came to power.

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South Sudan + 6 others
South Sudan Emergency Situation UNHCR External Regional Update, 7

Highlights

  • UNHCR together with partners are taking emergency measures to address declining nutritional status of refuges that are arriving in the countries of asylum already in poor nutritional status due to the food deficit in South Sudan.

  • Sudan continues to receive South Sudanese at the rate of approximately 350 per day, with arrivals entering White Nile State from Upper Nile State of South Sudan on a daily basis. There are also reports of further influx to South Kordofan state fleeing Unity State in South Sudan.

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Uganda + 1 other
Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report #22, 18 March 2014

Highlights

Since the 15th of December, fighting in South Sudan has displaced around 740,000 people within South Sudan (OCHA), and led to the outflow of asylum seekers into neighbouring countries. Uganda has received the majority of them, registering more than 75,000 South Sudanese refugees between December 16th and March 17th, 2014. Uganda has a long history of receiving and hosting asylum seekers from South Sudan. For those fleeing the latest outbreak of violence, the Government of Uganda (GoU) is offering refugee status on a prima facia basis.

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World + 26 others
IOM Humanitarian Compendium 2014

The Humanitarian Compendium provides a comprehensive overview of IOM humanitarian projects for 2014 in coordination with other humanitarian partners and agencies.

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

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Uganda + 4 others
Inter-Agency Appeal for the South Sudanese Refugee Emergency (January - December 2014)

The pace and numbers of cross-border arrivals exceed the initial planning figures set at the onset of the crisis. The total planning figure for 2014 has therefore been raised to 350,000 refugees across the region.

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Uganda + 2 others
Uganda Emergency Update Covering the southwest, midwest and northwest, 26 February - 4 March 2014

Highlights

  • A total of 75,103 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Adjumani, Arua and Kiryandongo since the influx began on 16 December.
  • The combined arrival rate for the three locations exceeded 300 South Sudanese refugees a day during the last week.
  • In the midwest, 604 Congolese remain at Bubukwanga transit centre in Bundibugyo District after many refugees spontaneously returned to the DRC.
  • In the southwest, 1,772 Congolese refugees are being hosted at Nyakabande transit centre.
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World + 6 others
Impact Report 2013

Executive Summary

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Uganda + 2 others
Uganda Emergency Update Covering the southwest, midwest and northwest, 18 - 24 February 2014

A total of 72,311 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda since 16 December. Most of them have been relocated to settlements where humanitarian partners concentrate on improving services.

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Uganda Food Security Outlook February 2014 to June 2014

In much of Karamoja, the lean season started at least a month early

Key Messages:

The second season harvests from November to January have increased supplies on the market. However, staple food prices are for the most part not declining, as overall 2013 crop production was somewhat below average. However, most agricultural areas in bimodal areas remain at Minimal (IPC Phase 1).

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DR Congo UNHCR Fact Sheet 31 January 2014

UNHCR operational highlights
A top ranking UNHCR - UNICEF - WFP mission visited the DRC from 21 to 25 January 2014. UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, Janet Lim, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director, Yoka Brandt and WFP Deputy Executive Director, Ramiro Lopes da Silva came to increase global attention to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the country. The three senior UN Officials visited programs in Province Orientale, North Kivu and Equateur Province and met DRC authorities, humanitarian partners and conflict-affected populations.

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Somalia + 3 others
Pastoralist aspirations versus policy in the Horn of Africa

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IRIN

NAIROBI, 24 February 2014 (IRIN) - Since the Horn of Africa drought of 2011 aid agencies have been working to understand the changes taking place in the drylands, hoping to better anticipate people’s needs. Recent research shows these changes go beyond climate and environment to encompass social and economic factors. The findings have important policy implications.

IRIN:

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World + 33 others
2014 Action humanitaire de l’UNICEF pour les enfants - Vue d’ensemble

L'UNICEF demande 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour aider 59 millions d'enfants en situation d'urgence

Le plus important appel d’urgence jamais lancé. Près de 40 pour cent à destination de la Syrie et la région

GENÈVE, 21 février 2014 – L’UNICEF a demandé aujourd'hui près de 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour apporter une aide humanitaire vitale à 85 millions de personnes, dont 59 millions d'enfants, en 2014. Ces personnes vivent dans 50 pays en conflit ou frappés par des catastrophes naturelles et autres situations d'urgence complexes.