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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 15 - 21 October

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 58 (as of 16 October 2014)

Highlights

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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World + 52 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 08–14 October

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 57 (as of 9 October 2014)

Highlights

  • Heavy rains on 5 October in Bentiu flooded 199 latrines, setting back progress on water and sanitation in the site. Engineers were on the ground pumping water out of the site.

  • Cholera continued to decline, with only 3 new cases during the previous week. Kala-azar rates were about triple what they were the same period last year.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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South Sudan Emergency Response Situation Report # 39, 26 September – 8 October 2014

Highlights

  • Most of South Sudan was calm except pockets in Central Equatoria, Lakes and Unity states where clashes and some tension were reported.

  • Visceral Leishmaniasis (kala-azar) cases have more than trebled compared to the same period in 2013. To date 4,880 cases have been reported compared to 1,614 in 2013.

  • Cholera cases being reported weekly have reduced significantly, with no new deaths since 7 September 2014.

  • To date health partners have conducted 2,949,081 medical interventions since January 2014.

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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #41, 24 September - 07 October 2014

Highlights

522,000 people in remote and hard to reach areas, including over 108,000 children under 5, have been reached by the 26 joint UNICEF-WFP rapid response missions to date. 4 RRM missions are currently taking place as follows:

  • Kamel, Canal county , Jonglei (Nile Hope)

  • Pagil, Ayod county, Jonglei (UNICEF/COSV)

  • Gum, Nasir county, Upper Nile (UNICEF/UNKEA)

  • Ulang, Ulang county, Upper Nile (UNICEF/Goal)

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World + 51 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 01–07 October

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 56 (as of 2 October 2014)

Highlights

  • The kala-azar outbreak continued with 4,624 cases reported; compared to 1,614 cumulative cases in the same week in 2013.

  • WASH scale-up in Bentiu increased water supply to 12.2 litres per person per day, and sanitation improved to 1 latrine for every 71 people. Work continued in order to reach emergency standards.

  • Nutrition indicators were dire with 33 of the 37 counties in critical and very critical nutrition phases located in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Jonglei, Unity, Upper Nile, and Warrap States.

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 + 5 others
South Sudan - Crisis Fact Sheet #55 Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • U.S. Government (USG) provides additional $83 million for emergency response assistance

  • Despite improving food security conditions, South Sudan faces one of the world’s worst food security crises

  • Land works and aid lead to incremental improvements at civilian protection site in Bentiu town, Unity State

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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World + 52 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 24–30 September

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Sudan + 4 others
Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Sudan and South Sudan Last update: 24/09/2014 Version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 100 000 000

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is subject to the adoption of the decision amending Decision C(2013) 9533 final.

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

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Five more things you need to know about the continuing crisis

In the nine months since conflict began in South Sudan, the UN and its humanitarian partners have assisted more than 3.1 million people. But the threat of violence, hunger and disease remains for millions of people across South Sudan. Even before this crisis, South Sudan was home to one of the world’s largest aid operations. The situation now is exponentially worse.

Read the full story on the OCHA website

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 Humanitarian Update 38 (18 -30 September 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

The first baby is born in the IOM Bentiu maternity clinic

CCCM partners begin the expansion of the Malakal PoC

International Organization for Migration:

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 55 (as of 25 September 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

● The latest IPC report found 2.2 million people are currently in crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity and that 1.5 million people would remain food insecure until the end of the year, even during the harvest season.

● Around 2.5 million people could be facing crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity between January and March 2015.

● A severe malnutrition situation exists in Ulang, Upper Nile State, with a proxy global acute malnutrition rate of over 40 per cent identified.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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WHO responds to health crises facing war-wracked South Sudan

September 2014

South Sudan is being wracked by severe humanitarian health emergencies. WHO has been filling health gaps throughout the country, providing services to more than 2 million people.

After 6 years in Juba, WHO’s Abdinasir Abubakar (pictured above) understands better than most the impact war can have on people’s health - from shrapnel wounds and malnutrition to battered and beleaguered hospitals and clinics.

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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #40, 10 - 23 September 2014

Highlights

  • According to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification for September, while the food security situation has improved, the nutrition situation will remain dire for remainder of the year. The prevalence of global acute malnutrition (GAM) is likely to remain above emergency thresholds (GAM >15%), as defined by WHO, especially in conflict-affected states. High levels of acute malnutrition are attributed to inadequate food consumption, morbidity, dietary and feeding habits, and severely constrained health and nutrition service delivery.