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23 Jan 2017 description


UNHCR’s core objectives are to provide refugees and other persons of concern with international protection, and seek durable solutions for them.

Ethiopia maintains open borders for those seeking protection, and among the over 761,000 refugees hosted as of the end of September 2016 there are approximately:

22 Nov 2016 description


South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 31 Oct)

Total South Sudanese refugees as of 31 Oct (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

Refugees in South Sudan

1.73 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 202,019 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

15 Nov 2016 description


  • In the first half of October, close to 50,000 South Sudanese arrivals have sought asylum in countries in the region. Over 320,000 new arrivals have been recorded since 8 July, 2016. Uganda continues to receive the highest number of new arrivals, followed by Ethiopia and Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • UNHCR financial requirements for the South Sudan situation remain only 24% funded. In multiple locations, ongoing assistance has been put on hold to redirect resources and ensure life-saving assistance to the new arrivals.

11 Nov 2016 description


32,021 Eucalyptus tree seedlings raised by refugees in Maban

24,089 Refugees and IDPs received material assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan

13,952 Refugee and IDP women and girls received sanitary material across South Sudan

516 Refugees, IDPs and host communities involved in various protection training from UNHCR

Population of concern
A total of 1.73 million IDPs
A total of 260,453 refugees

08 Nov 2016 description



Refugees in South Sudan

1,61 M
IDPs in South Sudan, including 202,019 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

US $276 million
Funding requested for comprehensive needs in 2016

US $128 million
Funding requested for priority needs in 2016


02 Nov 2016 description

Global Overview OCTOBER 2016

02 Nov 2016 description
report CIVICUS
  • El CIVICUS Monitor, una nueva herramienta de investigación online que califica el espacio cívico y documenta las violaciones a los derechos en todo el mundo, pone de manifiesto un impacto global.

  • Los gobiernos restringen el espacio cívico y callan las voces disidentes

02 Nov 2016 description
report CIVICUS
  • L’impact mondial est exposé au grand jour par le CIVICUS Monitor, un nouvel outil de recherche en ligne notant l'espace civique dans le monde et documentant les violations des droits.

  • Les gouvernements referment l'espace civique et font taire les voix dissidentes

02 Nov 2016 description
report CIVICUS
  • Global impact laid bare by the CIVICUS Monitor, a new online research tool that rates civic space around the world and documents violations of rights

  • Governments shutting down civic space and shutting up dissenting voices

02 Nov 2016 description
  • 649.0 M required for 2016

  • 161.5 M contributions received, representing 25% of requirements

  • 487.5 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

01 Nov 2016 description
report UN News Service

31 octobre 2016 – Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR) a annoncé lundi son intention de doubler ses fonds pour l'aide en espèces aux réfugiés à travers le monde d'ici 2020 afin de mieux les aider et protéger.

31 Oct 2016 description

UNHCR to double funds for cash-based assistance to refugees by 2020

The UN refugee agency announced today its intention to double funds for cash-based assistance to refugees across the world by 2020 as a way to better assist and protect them.

“The use of cash-based assistance has been a real game changer in the way we help refugees and we have now decided to make it a worldwide policy and expand it to all our operations, where feasible*,” said the High Commissioner, Filippo Grandi.

31 Oct 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub


  • MHub is undertaking field surveys with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers along key migratory routes to build up a body of data over time and to map country and regional level mixed migration trends.

  • This snapshot presents early survey findings of the profiles, intentions and experiences of those moving in mixed migration flows who have recently arrived in Italy in the last year.

29 Oct 2016 description

Displacement remained a defining feature of the crisis in South Sudan in September 2016, with tens of thousands of people newly internally displaced, and an average of 2,854 people fleeing across the border to Uganda each day, compared to 1,594 in August and 1,727 in July. During the month, the number of South Sudanese refugees in neighbouring countries passed the one million mark.

29 Oct 2016 description

Start of seasonal rainfall delayed over parts of Eastern Horn of Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall since late September has increased moisture deficits and worsened ground conditions across eastern Kenya, southern Somalia, and southeastern Ethiopia.

  2. Below-average rainfall since late September has strengthened moisture deficits and led to abnormal dryness in north-central Angola and southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo.