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04 Sep 2015 description

Situation Update

Today, three new cholera cases have been reported in Juba County. As of 3 September 2015, a total of 1,712 cholera cases including 46 deaths (CFR 2.69%) have been reported in South Sudan. Of the 46 deaths (27 facilities and 19 communities), 11 (24%) were children under five years and 31 (67.4%) male. In Juba County, a total of 1576 including 45 deaths (CFR 2.85%) from seven Payams. In Bor, 136 cases including one death (CFR 0.74%) have been reported from Malou in Makuach Payam and other areas within the County. Table 1 and Figure 1.

04 Sep 2015 description

Six recommendations aimed at enhancing the protection of children affected by armed conflict are included in the 2015 report that Leila Zerrougui will present to the United Nations General Assembly during its upcoming 71st session.

04 Sep 2015 description

Highlights

  • As at 02 September 2015, Kakuma had received 46,495 asylum seekers from South Sudan. The total registered camp population was 181,723 as at 31 August.

04 Sep 2015 description

Highlights

  • The signing of the peace agreement is a positive development. However, many significant concerns remain to be addressed and the Addis Ababa workshop starting on 04 September will be critical.

  • Resourcing remains a serious concern with food stocks low in Kenya and Sudan. In Kenya, WFP continues to implement 30 percent ration cuts, which started in the second round of June distributions.

04 Sep 2015 description

Situation Update

Today, eleven new cholera cases have been reported in Juba County. As of 2 September 2015, a total of 1,709 cholera cases including 46 deaths (CFR 2.69%) have been reported in South Sudan. In Juba County, a total of 1573 including 45 deaths (CFR 2.86%) from seven Payams. In Bor, 136 cases including one death (CFR 0.77%) have been reported from Malou in Makuach Payam and other areas within the County. Table 1 and Figure 1.

03 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 26 August, President Salva Kiir signed the compromise peace deal in presence of regional leaders in Juba. President Kiir called upon the international community to help South Sudan implement the agreement.

  • The cholera outbreak continued in Central Equatoria State (South Sudan).
    Since the outbreak, 1,681 cholera cases including 46 deaths (CFR 2.74 per cent) have been reported.

02 Sep 2015 description
report Internews Network

In February 2015, Internews established Nile FM, a community radio station in Malakal County, Upper Nile state. As part of Internews' Humanitarian Information Service (HIS) that brings information to displaced and vulnerable populations throughout the country, Nile FM responds to the information needs of the internally displaced people (IDPs) in the region.

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

02 Sep 2015 description

Situation Update

Two new cholera cases have been reported in Juba County today. As of 1st September 2015, a total of 1,698 cholera cases including 46 deaths (CFR 2.71%) have been reported in South Sudan. In Juba County, a total of 1562 including 45 deaths (CFR 2.88%) from seven Payams (Table 1). In Bor, 130 cases including one death (CFR 0.77%) have been reported from Malou in Makuach Payam and other areas within the County.

02 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The resumption of flights to Wau Shilluk has made it possible for partners to deliver vital aid.

• Health agencies have ramped up efforts to respond to the sharp increase in malaria cases.

• Partners scaled up response efforts in PoC sites following an influx of people needing aid.

02 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS
- IOM and partners continue to respond to the influx of IDPs at the Bentiu and Malakal PoC sites
- More than 37,700 IDPs receive first -round oral cholera vaccine at Malakal PoC
- Multi-agency effort delivers more than 8,500 survival kits in Greater Upper Nile

02 Sep 2015 description
report Mercy Corps

Filed by: Alyssa Cogan
Digital Content Team

As children around the world are heading back to school, scores of young ones in South Sudan aren’t so lucky.

More than a year and a half of increasingly-vicious civil war has wreaked havoc on the lives of millions across the country, including 3.4 million children, many of whose schooling has been replaced with daily hardships like displacement, hunger, poverty, disease and gender-based violence.

That’s not to mention the trauma they’re likely to confront simply for growing up in a conflict zone.

01 Sep 2015 description

Situation Update

Today, four new cholera cases have been reported in Juba County. As of 31 August 2015, a total of 1,696 cholera cases including 46 deaths (CFR 2.71%) have been reported in South Sudan. Of the 46 deaths (27 facilities and 19 communities) reported in Juba and Bor Counties since the initial case was reported on 26 May 2015 in Juba, 11 (24%) occurred in children under five years and 31 (67.4%) in male.

01 Sep 2015 description

Situation Update

Today, eleven new cholera cases have been reported in Juba County. As of 30 August 2015, a total of 1,692 cholera cases including 46 deaths (CFR 2.72%) have been reported in South Sudan. Of the 46 deaths (27 facilities and 19 communities) reported in Juba and Bor Counties since the initial case was reported on 26 May 2015 in Juba, 11 (24%) occurred in children under five years and 31 (67.4%) in male.

01 Sep 2015 description

1 September 2015 - Seeking to prevent spread of diseases among internally displaced persons (IDPs) at the UNMISS base in the Upper Nile State capital Malakal, humanitarian partners today completed the first round of vaccination against cholera and measles.

For the first round which started two weeks ago, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), International Medical Corps and UNICEF worked together to provide the vaccinations for new arrivals at the protection site.

01 Sep 2015 description

1 September 2015 - Seeking to boost relations with the local community, UNMISS has been assisting a Central Equatoria village with farming, carpentry, basketball and kindergarten.

As part of the Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) project, the mission has cleared 1.8 square metres of land for farming in Rajaf village, 15 kilometres south of Juba.

The land was first cleared by the UN Mine Action Service of any potential mines and unexploded ordinance before the Bangladeshi Engineers began preparing it for cultivation on 28 August.

01 Sep 2015 description

Snapshot 25 August–1 September 2015

Papua New Guinea: 1.8 million people have been affected by prolonged dry spell and frost in the Highlands region; 1.3 million are reported to be most at risk. Crops have been destroyed, and several chools and health facilities have been closed due to water shortages. The affected population is reported to be resorting to less reliable sources of drinking water.