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04 May 2018 description
  • 2,466,417: Total South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 28 Feb (pre- and post-Dec 2013 caseload)

  • 16,297: South Sudanese refugee arrivals in February, based on field reports as of 28 February

  • 287,375: Refugees in South Sudan and 1.8 million IDPs including 203,980 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites

Regional Highlights

04 May 2018 description

2.47M SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES HOSTED IN THE REGION (MAR 2018)

3.14M SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES EXPECTED TO BE HOSTED IN THE REGION BY THE END OF 2018

US$ 1.5B REQUIREMENTS IN 2018

78 PARTNERS INVOLVED IN 2018

MAIN CONSEQUENCES OF UNDERFUNDING IN 2017

CAR

• Limited capacity to supply monthly food rations, with reliance on cash as replacement for food on multiple occasions.

• Unable to reinforce the early warning mechanisms to prepare for any further refugee influxes or movements from Bambouti.

01 May 2018 description

Background

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in support of the World Food Programme (WFP) and other partners, conducted a biometric registration (BMR) exercise in Greater Mayom from 21 January to 18 March 2018 covering ten different registration centres. The team processed a total of 137,538 individuals corresponding to 47,707 households.

27 Apr 2018 description

Key Messages

Conflict and the impacts of drought continue to drive very high assistance needs in East Africa. In South Sudan, Yemen, Ethiopia, and Somalia, large-scale Emergencies persist, and households face significant gaps in meeting their basic food needs, although humanitarian assistance is preventing more extreme outcomes in many areas. Sustained, large-scale humanitarian assistance is needed to protect livelihoods and mitigate the potential for loss of life.

27 Apr 2018 description

CONTEXT

Akobo town is located in the eastern side of Akobo County, Jonglei State, close to the land and river border crossings with Ethiopia. Akobo is a key point of trade and transit between South Sudan and Ethiopia.

26 Apr 2018 description

27,000+ Under 5 refugee children received polio vaccination in Upper Nile during the reporting period.

11,000+ Under 5 children received the Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme in Unity during the reporting period.

25,000+ Primary school pupils enrolled in Upper Nile during the reporting period.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

292,314 Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 March 2018.

1.85 million IDPs in South Sudan including 202,776 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 19 March 2018

20 Apr 2018 description

145,000+
Refugees and IDPs received material support and training during March 2018.

1,600+
Individuals received capacitybuilding training during March 2018.

32,000+
Children, pregnant and nursing mothers screened for nutritional status during the reporting period.

Working with Partners in 2018

■ UNHCR works closely with the Government of South Sudan to deliver assistance and protection services to refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs).

18 Apr 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

Introduction

The month of October was characterised by a respite in fighting across the state of Upper Nile.
This has created opportunities for increased humanitarian access to areas that have been affected by continued fighting or insecurity for the past months such as the counties located on the western bank of the Nile and the counties of the south-eastern portion of the state.

Nevertheless, the humanitarian outlook has yet to improve as the level of access to basic services remains alarmingly low across most sectors.

16 Apr 2018 description

In March, partners in South Sudan continued to respond to health emergencies including an outbreak of Rift Valley fever, measles and a suspected outbreak of meningitis, in different parts of the country. The outbreak of Rift Valley fever continued to evolve in parts of Lakes, with a total of 40 cases and four related deaths reported in Yirol East, Yirol West and Awerial. However, the suspected meningitis outbreak in Torit, Eastern Equatoria, first reported on 15 February 2018, started to decline, with only two suspected cases reported during March.

12 Apr 2018 description

$834.9 million
UNHCR's financial requirements 2018
Funded 64.0 million
Funding gap 770.9 million

12 Apr 2018 description

Over 140,000 people in 11 countries will benefit; includes emergency humanitarian response in South Sudan

Over 140,000 people in 11 countries will benefit from 13 projects totaling $4 million committed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank in March.

11 Apr 2018 description

JAMES OHISA ITUBI

Refugees who fled ongoing violence are beginning to return to the villages of Bungu and Ganji in the Eastern Equatorian region of South Sudan in the hope of rebuilding their homes and planting their crops before the rainy season starts.

A patrol led by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan visited the area with support from Ethiopian peacekeeping troops to assess the situation facing the local community and those returning to the area after being displaced by the conflict which erupted in 2013.

11 Apr 2018 description

145,000+ Refugees and IDPs received material support and training during the reporting period.

1,600+ Individuals received capacitybuilding training during the reporting period.

32,000+ Children, pregnant and lactating women screened for nutritional status during the reporting period.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

292,31 Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 March 2018.

1.85 million IDPs in South Sudan including 202,776 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 19 March