Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
Most read reports
- Placing IDPs on the Map in Ethiopia and Beyond
- Multi-million-dollar project to construct schools in refugee camps and host communities launched in Ethiopia
- EU steps up support for Ethiopia: emergency aid for refugees, internally displaced people and to tackle natural disasters
- 700,000 people flee conflict to seek safety in Somali region of Ethiopia
- Ethiopia-Kenya high-level cross-border Peace dialogue concludes with an action plan to address ongoing inter-communal conflict along common border
Surveys in neighboring countries reveal border areas where HIV prevalence may also be high in South Sudan. The primary source of HIV surveillance data in South Sudan comes from pregnant women attending antenatal clinics (ANC). However, ANC data tend to overestimate HIV prevalence in the general population and may not even be representative of pregnant women living in the areas immediately surrounding the clinic. Less than half of South Sudanese women receive antenatal care at a health facility.
President of South Sudan Salva Kiir dismisses vice president and dissolves presidential cabinet
Conflict displaces an estimated 100,000 people in Pibor County
Limited humanitarian activities commence in Pibor County and surrounding areas of Jonglei State
May 11, 2013 (JUBA) – The Republic of South Sudan has established a Commission for Refugee Affairs (CRA) as hundreds of thousands of refugees have entered the new republic from the neighbouring countries.
Most of the refugees fled from the neighbouring Republic of Sudan due to the conflicts in Darfur, Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states.
Others come from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR), Ethiopia and Uganda.
Violence in Jonglei State displaces civilians and restricts humanitarian access
U.S. Government (USG) provides additional $5 million to assist populations in South Sudan
Humanitarian community pre-positions relief supplies in advance of rainy season
Armed clashes create panic in Yida
On Sunday 17 March hundreds of refugees who fled an outbreak of fighting in Yida began returning to their homes. Yida is the largest camp in South Sudan with 69,842 registered refugees residing there.
Sustained gunfire erupted in the northeastern section of the settlement around 6pm on Saturday night causing several hundred refugees, mostly women and children, to flee their homes. At the time of writing it was not clear what caused the clashes or who was involved.
Up to 4.6 million people may require humanitarian assistance in South Sudan in 2013
Approximately 170,000 refugees from Sudan’s Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states fled to Unity and Upper Nile states in 2012
Returns to Abyei Area increased by 1,500 in January 2013
The food security situation in the region continues to improve. The current conditions are better in comparison to the same time last year and as good as has been observed in the 5 years.
October to December agro-climatic conditions have been favourable for agricultural and livestock production. A normal cessation to October to December rains is expected.