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28 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation. The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

NUTRITION

• All recovery rates for both SAM (OTP) and MAM (TSFP) are well within the SPHERE standards of performance.

SHELTER

28 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation. The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

POPULATION

Since the influx of Dec 2013, 29,300 SSD children have been received, making up over 64% of the total population received.

28 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation.

The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

POPULATION

28 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation. The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

EDUCATION

27 Mar 2015 description

Highlights

  • Medical supplies to restock health posts and the transportation of food, water, shelter, hygiene and school kits remain priorities.

  • Government-led food distributions, reaching 92,000 people, are almost completed on Efate Island.

  • Fifteen foreign medical teams are currently covering eight islands in Shefa, Tafea and Penama provinces.

  • Hygiene kits, soaps and purification tablets were distributed to about 3,350 people on Tanna Island.

27 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The E.U. withdraws 750 soldiers and launches the E.U. Military Advisory Mission to CAR (EUMAM RCA) to support security sector reforms that prioritize protection of civilians

  • The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) releases an appeal requesting $6.2 million to provide agricultural inputs critical to food security and livelihoods in CAR during upcoming lean season

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Mar 2015 description
report Amnesty

The suggestion that visibly pregnant girls in Sierra Leone will be excluded from school exams this Monday will do nothing but damage their education and harm their chances to better their lives, Amnesty International said today.

On Wednesday Sierra Leone’s Education Minister Minkailu Bah reiterated previous comments that visibly pregnant girls could be banned from taking their exams. One key reason given by the minister is that they would provide a bad example to other girls. Passing the exams is a requirement to progress from junior to senior high school.

27 Mar 2015 description

GENÈVE, 27 mars (HCR) – Le HCR a indiqué que 15 réfugiés congolais et un ressortissant congolais avaient été enlevés par la LRA près de la frontière entre la République centrafricaine et la République démocratique du Congo le 21 mars. Ils ont été kidnappés du côté congolais de la frontière, où ils étaient en train de cultiver leurs champs.

27 Mar 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS
• 2 milliards de dollars requis pour l’action humanitaire au Sahel en 2015.
• Plus de 190 000 réfugiés et rapatriés du nord du Nigéria au Cameroun, Tchad et Niger.
• 1,2 millions de déplacés internes dans le nord du Nigéria.
• Les communautés au Nigéria font face à une insécurité alimentaire et à la malnutrition.
•Zéro nouveau cas d'Ebola au Libéria, stagnation des chiffres en Sierra Leone et en Guinée.

27 Mar 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Epidémie de choléra : A l’approche de la saison des pluies, des alertes ont été enregistrées dans 20 communes.

  • L’appel de transition pour les deux prochaines années requiert un financement de 401 millions de dollars.

  • Des milliers d’Haïtiens peuvent être expulsés de la République Dominicaine au cours des prochains mois. L’Office nationale de la Migration et ses partenaires se préparent à accueillir les migrants.

27 Mar 2015 description

KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMP, Kenya, March 27 (UNHCR) – Naomi Chol studied at a school funded and supported by Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie Pitt, but the 16-year-old from South Sudan has become a celebrity herself in a Kenyan refugee camp.

"Everywhere I go, people call me and come to shake my hand," she tells visitors to Kakuma camp where she studied in a school known locally as the Angelina Jolie Primary School. It was set up by the UNHCR Special Envoy in 2002 to cater for girls with special protection needs.

27 Mar 2015 description

By George Fominyen

Fifteen months of fighting in South Sudan has forced almost two million people from their homes, damaged farming and trade and devastated people’s lives. Elizabeth Nyalat, who is among 50,000 receiving food assistance from WFP in a place called Ganyiel, tells how the war destroyed her dream of becoming a school teacher.

27 Mar 2015 description

Vanuatu - An IOM team continues its mission in Vanuatu, visiting some of the most inaccessible islands cut off from the outside world since the March 13 Cyclone ripped through the Pacific archipelago.

Working alongside the National Disaster Management Organization (NDMO), IOM continues to provide targeted health assistance to displaced families in Vanuatu, conduct pre-departure medical screenings and provide measles vaccinations for children under 5.

27 Mar 2015 description

2014 IN REVIEW

This Annual Report sets out the collective achievements of over 155 actors - including host governments, UN agencies, NGOs, IOM, foundations and donors - to respond to the protection and assistance needs of refugees from Syria and impacted local communities under the Regional Response Plan (RRP6) in 2014.

27 Mar 2015 description

Highlights

  • On 26 March, Government food packages were dispatched to Aneityum utilising four Australian Blackhawk helicopters.

  • The Australian Naval Logistics/Supply Ship HMAS Tobruk is currently off the coast of Tanna. Once docked, HMAS Tobruk will unload stores and commence operation of its water purification unit.

  • New Zealand Defence Force Logistic/Supply vessel HMNZS Canterbury was loaded with relief supplies on 26 March in Port Vila and departed for Epi.