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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 46 (as of 24 July 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 1.1 million people are facing emergency levels of food insecurity.

  • Water, sanitation and hygiene partners reported reaching some 400,000 more people in crisis-affected areas in June compared to May, raising the overall number of people reached with some humanitarian assistance to 2.4 million.

  • An additional aircraft, able to carry 10 metric tonnes per day, was contracted and dedicated specifically to operations in Bentiu. This frees up other air assets for rapid response operations.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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IOM South Sudan Situation Report 30, 22 July 2014

OVERVIEW

The security situation across South Sudan remains unpredictable and highly volatile. In Guit and Nhialdu (18km from Bentiu town), Unity State, clashes disrupted food distribution to 37,000 people on 16 July. Fighting was also reported in Ayod (Jonglei State) and Nassir (Upper Nile State). In Lakes State, 1,000 people have been displaced by incidents of cattle raiding and sporadic fighting.

International Organization for Migration:

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IOM Regional Response to South Sudan Crisis, External Sitrep 14– 20 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 1.1 million people remain internally displaced across South Sudan.

  • Number of refugees transported by IOM in Ethiopia passes the 150,000 mark.

  • Refugees travelling to Kenya continue to face insecurity along the way.

  • Uganda records an increase in refugee arrivals in this reporting period.

OVERVIEW

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IRRI submission to the APPG on Sudan and South Sudan: UK and International Engagement with South Sudan 2011-2014

Summary

The International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) is responding to the call for information about the transitional period in South Sudan and the ways in which aid might have been targeted more effectively.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 45 (as of 17 July 2014)

Highlights

● Assistance to 37,000 people in Nhialdu, northwest of Bentiu, Unity State was disrupted by fighting early this week.

● WASH partners continue to improve access to clean water and sanitation at Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site, and health partners report a decrease in the Under-5 mortality rate there.

● New arrivals to the Bentiu site were as high as 50 families per day raising concerns of congestion in the site

3.8 million People to be assisted by the end of the year

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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S. Sudan refugees accuse government of intimidation

Report
Sudan Tribune

July 16, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Refugees at a resettlement camp in Uganda’s Kiryandongo district have accused the South Sudanese government of intimidation, saying they feared for their own safety.

The accusation came after team of officials from the embassy of South Sudan in Kampala flew to the camp on Wednesday to conduct training between members of the Dinka and Nuer tribes.

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IOM South Sudan Situation Report 29, 15 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 68,720 health consultations have been provided to date

  • 43,431 households provided with Shelter and NFI assistance since January 2014

OVERVIEW

Over 1.1 million people remain internally displaced across the country and over 399,000 people have fled the violence to neighbouring countries (Uganda 118,400, Kenya 41,100, Ethiopia 158,200 and Sudan 82,000). There are currently 97,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) sheltering in seven UN bases across South Sudan.

International Organization for Migration:

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South Sudan Refugee Situation: UNHCR Regional Update 23, 07 – 11 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The revised Inter-Agency Appeal (South Sudan Refugee Emergency Revised Regional Response Plan - RRRP) was launched on 11 July in Geneva. Governments, UN agencies and NGos attended the event. The document can be downloaded from the UNHCR’s website: http://www.unhcr.org/53bf91879.html

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 44 (as of 10 July 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

● South Sudan and Sudan have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing for the cross border transport of humanitarian assistance through Sudan.

● There were reports of new displacements this week in Jonglei, Unity, and Upper Nile.

● About 113,000 previously internally displaced people have returned to their homes, mostly to Unity State, with smaller-scale returns recorded in Northern Bahr El Ghazal and Jonglei.

● The onset of the rainy season was complicating the delivery of humanitarian aid, with many roads now impassable.

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 Refugee Emergency Revised Regional Response Plan January – December 2014: Consequences of Underfunding

In all countries receiving South Sudanese refugees, more and more new arrivals are extremely under-nourished, in poor health, and in dire need of basic survival items, shelter, water and sanitation.

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‘Children, not soldiers’: Forest Whitaker Announces Support for the Campaign

Leila Zerrougui, the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, travelled to South Sudan at the end of June to assess the impact of the conflict on children and follow-up on the implementation of the action plan signed by the Government of South Sudan to end and prevent the recruitment of children in the country’s armed forces.

In Juba, the Special Representative joined UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to advocate for the protection of schools and the right to education, even in times of conflict.

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The United States Contributes Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Crisis in South Sudan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 10, 2014

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ECHO Factsheet – 8 July 2014 - South Sudan

Key messages

  • The humanitarian situation in South Sudan is critical ever since armed violence broke out in the capital Juba on 15th December 2013 and subsequently spread to several states in South Sudan. There are 1.1 million people internally displaced and more than 400 000 refugees in neighbouring countries. The dead and the wounded are estimated to be in the tens of thousands. An estimated 3.8 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance by the end of the year.

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South Sudan Crisis Regional Response Appeal - May 2014

Regional Response Appeal to assist displaced populations

Following the South Sudan crisis which has left many people killed and displaced, NRC has launched a regional emergency appeal to make it possible for a meaningful humanitarian action to take place.

During a recent visit to Awerial, NRC Secretary General Jan Egeland witnessed the poor conditions that internally displaced persons were living in, with multiple families clustered around every tree or bush seeking shelter from harsh climate.