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04 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 3 July 2015, a total of 610 cholera cases including 30 deaths (CFR 4.9%) have been reported from 75 villages in eight Payams of Juba County (Table 1).

The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Juba have been reported from New site followed by Gudele 2, Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo, and Gudele 1 (Figure 4).

03 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

  • As of 2 July 2015, a total of 573 cholera cases including 30 deaths (CFR 5.2%) have been reported from 75nvillages in eight payams of Juba County (Table 1).

  • The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Gudele 2, Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo, and Gudele 1.

03 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • According to the latest report from the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 28 June, 396 cholera cases, including 26 deaths, had been reported in Juba County. Interviews with patients admitted to Juba Teaching Hospital with cholera have revealed knowledge gaps on how the disease is spread. Humanitarian partners called for improved access to safe drinking water, latrine use and good personal and food hygiene.

03 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

704,816Total number of refugees
36,733 New arrivals in 2015
49.6% Percentage of women and girls
36,109 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

03 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A helping hand for host communities: UNHCR has long been helping host communities in different ways. By the end of June around 283,000 host community individuals had benefited from interventions by UNHCR and/or its partners (based on information gathered between 1 May and 15 June 2015 by UNHCR).

03 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 1 July 2015, a total of 523 cholera cases including 29 deaths (CFR 5.5%) have been reported from 75 villages in eight payams of Juba County (Table 1).

The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Juba have been reported from New site followed by Gudele 2, Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo and Gudele 1 (Figure 4).

02 Jul 2015 description

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Thursday 7/2/2015 - 14:33 GMT

The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday decided to send monitors to conflict-ravaged South Sudan amid allegations of horrific abuses, including soldiers allegedly gang raping young girls and burning them alive.

02 Jul 2015 description

Additional help from the UK to provide emergency aid, jobs and education, to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis

A range of new programmes from the UK will provide emergency aid as well as jobs and education to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today.

02 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A cholera outbreak declared in Juba

  • Schools and health facilities attacked in the Greater Upper Nile region.

  • More resources required to meet the life-saving needs of the vulnerable people.

  • CHF boosts TB response in Akobo.

02 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The influx of South Sudanese refugees to Sudan continues with over 31,000 refugees arriving in June alone, according to UNHCR

  • In East Darfur, aid agencies provide assistance to some 11,400 people affected by conflict in Abu Karinka and 800 in El Gidamia

  • Some 15,000 returnees to Central Darfur's Um Dukhun locality lack the most basic of services in their hometowns

  • In West Darfur, WFP’s food voucher programme in El Geneina IDP camps will assist some 70,000 people

02 Jul 2015 description

Inside this issue:

UNMISS Indians renovate destroyed vet clinic in Bor

UNMISS hands over survivor safe house to Central Equatoria

Unspeakable violence against children in South Sudan, says UNICEF

Mongolians renovate Pariang school in Unity

Troop Contributing Countries & UNPOL figures

Photo, Video and Web links

02 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 30 June 2015, a total of 484 cholera cases including 29 deaths (CFR 6%) have been reported from 73 villages in eight payams of Juba County (Table 1). Of the 29 deaths, six (21%) have occurred in children under five years. The age-specific CFR among children under five years of age is 9.5%, which is higher when compared to the age-specific CFR of 5.5% among cases aged five years and above.

01 Jul 2015 description

7/1/2015 - 21:18 GMT

by Carole LANDRY

The UN Security Council on Wednesday imposed sanctions on six commanders from South Sudan, the first to be blacklisted in a country where 18 months of war have brought horrific violence.

The six generals -- three from the government forces and three from the rebels -- were punished with a global travel ban and an assets freeze for their role in the worsening conflict.

01 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 27 June 2015, a total of 347 cholera cases including 26 deaths (CFR 8.3%) have been reported from 63 villages in eight payams of Juba County .
The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Juba have been reported from New site followed by Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo, Gudele 2, Kor William and Munuki S

Urgent Response Needs

01 Jul 2015 description
report Finn Church Aid

Finn Church Aid (FCA) and the Ugandan government have finalised a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for three years. The MoU is recognition of FCA’s work as a strong humanitarian actor specifically in the field of education.

With the MoU, FCA is responsible for organising vocational training in the refugee settlement of Rwamwanja. FCA will also build learning spaces, support refugee children with disabilities and the livelihood of people in crises.

01 Jul 2015 description

30 June 2015 - Interviews with patients admitted to Juba Teaching Hospital with cholera have revealed knowledge gaps on how the disease is spread, according to the latest report from the national Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO).

“Intensive interventions in the form of social mobilization and health education on cholera presentation and prevention… are required to prevent further escalation in Juba and spread to other counties outside Juba,” said the report.

30 Jun 2015 description

Situation Update

  • As of 29 June 2015, a total of 430 cholera cases including 28 deaths (CFR 6.5%) have been reported from 73 villages in eight payams of Juba County (Table 1).

  • The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Juba have Gumbo, Juba 3 PoC, Gudele 2, Gudele 1 and Munuki (Figure 4). Table 1. Summary of cholera cases reported in Juba County, 18 May – 29 June 2015