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17 May 2017 description

This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.

13 Jan 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

The first half of 2015 in South Sudan continued in the climate of conflict that started in December 2013, with low-level conflict starting up in Western Equatoria and Western Bahr el Ghazal, with May and June witnessing the most serious fighting of the year.

11 Jan 2017 description

OVERVIEW

In 2014 and 2015, IOM teams worked tirelessly to provide humanitarian assistance to displaced and conflict-affected populations across South Sudan. Efforts focused on addressing the needs of the most vulnerable through assistance in the fields of camp coordination and camp management, health, logistics, shelter and non-food relief items, protection, and WASH.

24 Nov 2016 description

FOREWORD

At the sixty-eighth session of the World Health Assembly in May 2015, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan committed the Organization to creating a single, all-hazards emergency programme; to establishing a global health emergency workforce; and to raising a US$ 100 million contingency fund to enable rapid emergency response.

15 Nov 2016 description

When a country has an outbreak of an infectious disease such as measles or cholera, a good system that can detect it early is essential to help prevent further spread, and save lives and resources.

Training health workers in disease detection

WHO is working with the Ministry of Health and partners to develop local skills and knowledge, including training more than 1300 health workers in such areas as disease detection, outbreak investigation and response.

19 Apr 2016 description
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Sudan and South Sudan - version 2
Technical Annex - version 2

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is subject to the adoption of the decision amending Decision C(2015) 8936 final and conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2016 general budget of the European Union

AMOUNT: EUR 88 500 000

06 Apr 2016 description

Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

On 3 November 2015, 4 1⁄2 months after a cholera outbreak was declared on 23 June 2015, the Government of South Sudan, through its Ministry of Health, declared an end to the outbreak. At final tally, the emergency recorded 1,818 laboratory-confirmed cases and claimed 47 lives in Central Equatoria State and Jonglei State. Juba County in Central Equatoria was, by far, the most- affected, accounting for 89 per cent (1,622) of cases in 7 payams.

26 June:

14 Mar 2016 description

Highlights

  • Fighting destroys humanitarian infrastructure across the country

  • IOM responds to urgent needs at Malakal PoC site following February violence and fire

  • IOM distributes 1,500 survival kits in Mundri West

27 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total affected population: 9.6 million
Total affected children (under 18): 5.1 million
Total people to be reached in 2016: 3.2 million
Total children to be reached in 2016: 2.2 million

Humanitarian Action for Children 2016 programme targets

Nutrition
- 166,222 children aged 6 to 59 months with SAM admitted for treatment
- More than 75 per cent of children aged 6 to 59 months with SAM admitted for treatment recovered

26 Jan 2016 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

On 3 November 2015, four and a half months after a cholera outbreak was declared on 23 June, the government of South Sudan, through its Ministry of Health, declared an end to the outbreak . At final tally, the emergency recorded 1,818 laboratory-confirmed cases and claimed 47 lives in Central Equatoria State and Jonglei State . Juba County in Central Equatoria was, by far, the most-affected, accounting for 89 per cent (1,622) of cases in seven payams.

08 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

IOM South Sudan 2016 Consolidated Appeal released

IOM and IHP construct light base camp to support relief operations in Melut

IOM assumes camp manager role at the Bentiu PoC

New TB laboratory at Bentiu PoC provides diagnostic, treatment and referral assistance

05 Jan 2016 description

The 2016 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan requests $1.3 billion for 114 humanitarian partners to respond to the most life-threatening needs of 5.1 million people out of an estimated 6.1 million in need of protection and assistance across South Sudan.

13 Dec 2015 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 51% for the non- conflict affected states and 61% for the IDP sites.

• Four new suspect measles cases reported from Bentiu PoC (3) and Mayom (1) in the reporting week.

• Malaria incidence is declining in Bentiu PoC but remains above epidemic threshold while in Malakal PoC, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, and Warrap state, the malaria incidence has returned to pre-epidemic transmission levels.

Special focus on malaria

06 Dec 2015 description

Highlights

• Completeness for weekly reporting was 47% for the non-conflict affected states and 82% for the IDP sites.
• Four new suspect measles cases reported from Bentiu PoC (3) and UN House PoC (1) in the reporting week.
• Malaria trend in Warrap state and Bentiu PoC consistent with an epidemic nonetheless, there is a noticeable decline in malaria incidence in the two locations.

05 Dec 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Wau Shilluk West Primary School reopened after eight months of closure due to insecurity. There are now 865 children (52 per cent girls) registered and 15 volunteer teachers and 3 support staff on board.

02 Dec 2015 description

In May 2015, increasing numbers of cases of cholera were being reported across Juba County in South Sudan. Following the start of the rainy season, people’s access to safe drinking water and sanitation services, which was already limited, became even more challenging, especially in the crowded camps which had been set up across Juba after the eruption of violence in late 2013.

28 Nov 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • IOM health teams continue to respond to the malaria epidemic

  • Mobile response teams reach vulnerable populations in Jonglei’s Canal County

  • IOM trains IDPs on psychosocial support at the Bentiu PoC site

27 Nov 2015 description

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • The humanitarian community continues to report worsening security conditions and increasing access constraints across South Sudan. In October, the UN recorded 78 access incidents negatively affecting relief operations in South Sudan, including increasing reports of criminality in the capital city of Juba.