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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #32, Reporting Period 16 - 22 July 2014

Highlights:

  • Although slightly improving, the nutrition situation in Bentiu Protection of Civilian site remains of concern. The number of new admissions to outpatient therapeutic programme (OTP) centres in Bentiu POCs decreased from 126 last week to 124 this week. Analysis shows that 60 per cent of registered deaths in the PoC have been children under 6 months old, indicating a need to reinforce infant and young child feeding practices and neonatal care.

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South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak Situation Report #9, 23 July 2014

Situation Overview:

  • As of 22 July 2014, WHO has confirmed a total of 4,765 cholera cases including 109 deaths affecting five states: Central Equatoria, Eastern Equatoria, Western Equatoria, Jonglei and Upper Nile. The case fatality rate for the confirmed cases is 2.3 per cent, above the 1 per cent target.

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WHO South Sudan Emergency Response Situation Report # 32, 17-25 July 2014

Highlights

  • The general security situation remained calm in most parts of the country, with isolated incidents of insecurity and clashes in Upper Nile, Jonglei and Unity states. No new significant displacements have been reported.

  • Efforts to contain the Cholera outbreak continue. Health facilities had recorded 5,141 (CFR 2.2%) cases by 21 July 2014.

  • Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) is the leading cause of morbidity among Internally Displaced People (IDP)

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South Sudan + 1 other
South Sudan Crisis: 6 Months On

Since the onset of the crisis in South Sudan, ACTED has continued to implement its activities in five states across the country - Warrap, Jonglei, Upper Nile, Central Equatoria, and Lakes states. ACTED’s interventions have provided life-saving assistance to displaced persons, refugees, returnees and vulnerable local populations. Six months since the start of the crisis, ACTED reflects on what its teams have achieved.

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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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Cholera in South Sudan Situation Report # 68 as at 23:59 Hours, 23 July 2014

Situation Update

A total of 5,141 cholera cases including 114 deaths (CFR 2.2%) had been reported in South Sudan as of 23 July 2014, as summarized in Tables 1 and 2.

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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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South Sudan: Early Warning and Disease Surveillance Bulletin (IDP camps and Communities) Week 28 (7 – 13 July 2014)

General Overview

  • Reporting completeness and timeliness remained at 76% and 68% respectively during week 28.

  • Measles cases continue to be reported in Bentiu where six cases were registered in week 28. The priorities for the on going response include submission of samples to allow laboratory confirmation and implementing enhanced routine measles vaccinations.

  • During week 28, Torit and Malakal counties registered the highest cholera weekly attack rates (cases per 10,000) of 30 and 19 respectively.

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Cholera threatens lives of thousands during harsh rainy season

23-07-2014 Operational Update

With the rainy season nearly at its peak in South Sudan, cholera continues to spread in the war-torn country. The South Sudan Red Cross is working hard to prevent further spread of the epidemic in Eastern Equatoria and Upper Nile states, supported by its Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement partners.

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Cholera in South Sudan Situation Report # 66 as at 23:59 Hours, 21 July 2014

Situation Update

A total of 4,692 cholera cases including 106 deaths (CFR 2.3%) had been reported in South Sudan as of 21 July 2014, as summarized in Tables 1 and 2. Laboratory test results received today confirmed cholera cases in Kapoeta North.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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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

International Organization for Migration:

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South Sudan: Complex emergency Revised Emergency appeal n° MDRSS003

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This Revised Emergency Appeal reflects a plan for the Federation-wide consolidated response from the International Federation and its member Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies to support the efforts of the South Sudan Red Cross (SSRC) in areas of South Sudan that have not been directly affected by the conflict

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At least 16 people are said to have died from suspected cholera in Upper Nile State

Report
Miraya FM

The state Minister for health, Obal Odowok, says more than 750 people are receiving treatment.

Odowok says the cases are prevalent in Kadok Lul and among internally displaced persons.

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Cholera in South Sudan Situation Report # 65 as at 23:59 Hours, 19 July 2014

Situation Update

As of 20 July 2014, a total of 4,668 cholera cases including 106 deaths (CFR 2.3%) had been reported in South Sudan as summarized in Tables 1 and 2.

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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:

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

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Doctors Without Borders Calls for Wider Access to Vaccines for Children in Emergencies

PARIS/NEW YORK—Approximately 10,000 refugee children in a camp in northern Uganda will begin receiving vaccinations against pneumococcal disease, one of the leading causes of death for children living in refugee camps, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Mèdecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

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Cholera in South Sudan Situation Report # 64 as at 23:59 Hours, 19 July 2014

Situation Update

As of 19 July 2014, a total of 4,483 cholera cases including 102 deaths (CFR 2.3%) had been reported in South Sudan as summarized in Tables 1 and 2.