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13 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to be food insecure basing the estimation on the data collected between April and May 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

A simple, composite food security measurement was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following indicators for specific settlements:

  • Presence of food

  • Presence of functioning markets

  • Access to agricultural inputs

  • Access to agricultural land

13 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to be food insecure basing the estimation on the data collected between April and May 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

A simple, composite food security measurement was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following indicators for specific settlements:

  • Presence of food

  • Presence of functioning markets

  • Access to agricultural inputs

  • Access to agricultural land

13 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to be food insecure basing the estimation on the data collected between April and May 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

A simple, composite food security measurement was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following indicators for specific settlements:

13 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between April and May 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

12 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Inter-communal violence and insecurity in May forced thousands of people to flee their homes in Terekeka to seek shelter on the islands of Geimeza.

  • Cases of cholera confirmed in Tonj East County of Warrap as outbreak approaches one-year mark.

  • Insecurity and conflict negatively impacted humanitarian operations in May with at least 36 aid workers relocated including from famine-affected areas.

12 Jun 2017 description

This document collates and primarily analyzes available information on key child protection issues from a compilation of reports.

12 Jun 2017 description

BALTIMORE—In South Sudan, where the United Nations has declared the world’s first famine since 2011, Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is partnering with IMA World Health to set up and run life-saving medical centers that will treat young children at risk of death from starvation.

12 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relief agencies respond to increased needs in Wau

  • Efforts continue to reach people affected by insecurity in Upper Nile

  • IOM teams respond to cholera outbreaks across the country

12 Jun 2017 description

Over 75,000 people in eight countries will benefit; includes response to extreme hunger in South Sudan

Over 75,000 people in eight countries will benefit from nine projects totaling $2.3 million committed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank in May.

The projects are being implemented by Foodgrains Bank members ADRA Canada, Canadian Baptist Ministries, Mennonite Central Committee Canada, Presbyterian World Service & Development and World Renew, in collaboration with their local partners.

12 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 6,260 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Uganda in the first week of June, at an average daily rate of 894. The number of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now stands at 956,822.

  • Refugees continue to report fleeing South Sudan to escape fighting between armed groups, particularly in Kajo Keji and Yei counties. In Yei County, civilians were reportedly warned to leave their villages or risk being caught up in the ensuing crossfire.

12 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between March and April 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

12 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between March and April 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

12 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between March and April 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

12 Jun 2017 description

Key Figures

  • 151,920 Number of South Sudanese refugees who have arrived in Sudan in 2017 (as of 31 May)

  • 2017 new refugee arrivals by state

  • White Nile 53,890 (36%)

  • East Darfur 43,392 (28%)

  • South Kordofan 25,084 (17%)

  • South Darfur 14,064 (9%)

  • West Kordofan 10,960 (7%)

  • North Darfur 4,530 (3%) 399,827 Number of South Sudanese refugees who arrived in Sudan since December 2013.

Funding

11 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Host Community allocates agriculture land to refugees in Unity: In Pamir refugee camp, the host community allocated 3,000 acres of land to refugees. UNHCR, through its implementing partner International Rescue Committee (IRC) will provide seeds and tools, extension services to refugees and host community in the area. It is hoped that this will help refugees and host community become relatively food secure and live amicably.

10 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP IRRM teams completed food distributions in Leer Town, Din Din, Padeah, Loth/Kok, Jiech, Kandak and Luil in Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile states in response to the hunger crisis in South Sudan.

  • During a handover ceremony WFP welcomed the contribution by the People’s Republic of China to provide food assistance to 160,000 people.

  • WFP led a Resilience Theory of Change workshop to strengthen its contribution to resilience in local communities.

Situation Update

10 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between March and April 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

10 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between February and March 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

10 Jun 2017 description

REACH calculated the areas more likely to have WASH needs basing the estimation on the data collected between February and March 2017 with the Area of Knowledge (AoK) approach, using the following methodology.

The indicator was created by averaging the percentages of key informants (KIs) reporting on the following for specific settlements:

09 Jun 2017 description

Context for operational challenges

IPC numbers of acute food insecurity being updated, final report expected by mid June

• Initial delayed start of rains, particularly in former Central Equatoria State, but improvementssince May throughout the country

• Levels of food insecurity continue to worsen in Jonglei and Upper Nile

• Insecurity restricts trade routes through the Western Corridor

• Security related incidents in Leer and Mayendit counties, including an attack on Luom in May where homes where looted, burned and destroyed