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IOM South Sudan Humanitarian Update 41 (16 - 30 October 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Biometric Registration of 17, 478 has been completed in the Malakal PoC site

  • As of 23 October, 169,664 households have been served with NFIs and 57,629 households have received emergency shelter through the Crisis Response Plan partners.

International Organization for Migration:

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World + 5 others
Vested Interest in Operational Potential of African Peace Support Missions, Ways to Strengthen Interplay with United Nations, Central to Fourth Committee Debate

GA/SPD/569
Sixty-ninth session,
17th Meeting (AM)
General Assembly
Meetings Coverage

As more than half of all United Nations peacekeepers were serving in Africa, the Organization should mount greater partnership with regional and subregional organizations across the continent, the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) heard today, as issues of personnel security, clear mandates, use of new technologies and gender mainstreaming also informed debate.

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Sudan + 1 other
WFP Reaches Vulnerable Communities In Abyei With Life-Saving Food Assistance

KHARTOUM/ABYEI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Sudan has started this week distribution of life-saving food assistance for the vulnerable communities in northern Abyei for the first time since May 2011.

A one-month food ration will be distributed to over 15,000 people in need in five locations in the area. The distribution, which started Monday and reached over 7,900 people up until now, will continue in the coming days.

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Sudan + 2 others
Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 43 | 20 – 26 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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Ethiopia + 1 other
Ethiopia: Population movement (n° MDRET013) Final Report

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

A deadly and destructive conflict between the South Sudan government and the rebels in the newly emerging South Sudan country broke out on 15 December 2013. The conflict resulted in the death of over 10,000 people, displaced over 1.1 million persons internally and caused over 460,700 persons to flee to the neighboring countries including Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan, The Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya according to OCHA South Sudan situation report number 44 of 10 July 2014.

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Using LQAS to monitor the health status of IDPs in South Sudan

Following the outbreak of insecurity that broke out in South Sudan on December 15th 2013, more than 150,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) crossed the Nile from Jonglei State to find security in neighbouring Awerial County, Lakes State. The communities originally come from Bor South, Twic East, Duk and Pibor counties in Jonglei State.

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Remarks by Jonathan Veitch, Representative, UNICEF South Sudan on the occasion of the national launch of the Children, Not Soldiers campaign (29 October 2014)

Greetings to Ministers and protocol observed.

Greetings to all of you:

I want to especially welcome the few children I see here today sitting over in this corner here and pass a message to them.

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Government of South Sudan and UN launch Children, not Soldiers campaign

The Government of South Sudan, with the support of the United Nations, today launched the “Children, not Soldiers” campaign nationally, marking the country’s renewed commitment to end the recruitment and use of children by its army.

The campaign is led jointly by Ms. Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, the UN Mission in South Sudan and UNICEF with the support of other partners and aims to end the recruitment and use of children by the Government security forces in armed conflict by the end of 2016.

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South Sudan Radio Campaign: Protecting Children is Everyone’s Responsibility

“I take the opportunity to inform the public and those who are concerned about the misuse of children. Children are future assets that have to be safeguarded, developed so that they become leaders of their own country.

Our laws stipulate that recruitment and use of children is a crime. Any soldier who recruits or uses children will be severely punished.”

These days, listeners of the United Nations Radio Miraya in South Sudan can hear the country’s Defense Minister, Kuol Manyang Juuk, talking about the importance of protecting children from the impact of war.

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In Presidential Statement, Security Council Urges States to Bolster Protection, Empowerment of Displaced Women, Girls

SC/11617
7289th Meeting (AM & PM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

During Day-Long Debate, Over 70 Speakers Take Stock of Progress, Recommending Targeted Solutions to Stem Threats from Violent Extremism

The Security Council today urged States, other parties to conflicts and the United Nations system to step up measures to protect and empower displaced women and girls and those facing threats of violent extremism, ahead of a day-long debate on women, peace and security.

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In South Sudan, survey shows education is number one priority

With only 1 in 3 school age children across the country currently enrolled in school, leadership from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Save the Children and UNICEF came together today to affirm their commitment to providing quality education opportunities for all, even during crisis.

And in a new survey undertaken by Save the Children, children, parents and community leaders affected by the violence say education is a number one priority.

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World + 49 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 22–28 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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Sudan + 1 other
External Situation Report on the Population Movements into Sudan (12 - 25 October 2014)

Introduction:

International Organization for Migration:

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Somalia + 7 others
Leaders Commit Billions in Major New Development Initiative for the Horn of Africa

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UN Secretary-General, WBG and IsDBG Presidents, and other Agency Heads Visit Region to Link Peace Efforts with Economic Progress

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Crisis - Regional Impact Situation Report #41, 22 October 2014

Highlights

  • WFP urgently requires US$106 million for the next six months to meet the needs of all refugees in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan.

  • The resource situation remains critical in all four countries. Shortfalls may require WFP to cut rations and suspend programmes, in order to prioritize assistance for new arrivals.

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Kenya + 1 other
UNHCR Kenya Kakuma Operational Update 17 – 23 October 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 23rd October, 43,940 new arrivals have been received since the beginning of influx. This brings the total camp population to 178,922..
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Nigeria + 10 others
Rotary marks World Polio Day with US$44.7 million in grants to fight polio in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

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Rotary

CONTACTS: Vivian Fiore - Vivian.fiore@rotary.org, Phone: +1 (847) 866-3234 (US)

HUMANITARIAN GROUP’S OCTOBER 24 LIVESTREAM EVENT FROM CHICAGO FEATURES TOP GLOBAL HEALTH EXPERTS, POLIO-SURVIVOR MINDA DENTLER, POP STAR TESSANNE CHIN, REGGAE’S ZIGGY MARLEY AND MORE

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Operational update of South Sudanese situation in Ethiopia (17 - 23 October 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 190,510 individuals.