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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.

21 Mar 2018 description

The Migration Management Unit supports the government of South Sudan to manage migration challenges and protect vulnerable migrants

Policy Development

13 Dec 2017 description

IOM conducted flow monitoring at various cross border points, transit areas, PoCs, and IDP Collective sites across South Sudan. Flow monitoring captures the movement dynamics of the displaced population in the country. 1,967 individuals were recorded transiting through the three Flow Monitoring points in Juba City (Gumbo Park, Customs Park & Juba Port), while 932 individuals were recorded transiting through the Flow Monitoring point in Old Fangak Port and 584 were recorded transiting in and out of the PoC in Abyei Amiet Park.

25 Sep 2017 description

NEEDS ANALYSIS

• Hostilities has spread in many locations of Greater Equatoria particularly in Yei, Kajo-Keji, Kapoeta North, Rumbek, Morobo, Mundri West and Maridi County forcing thousands of people to leave their homes and seek protection and humanitarian assistance in neighbouring counties and some are even crossing border to Uganda.

06 Oct 2016 description

South Sudan - Nearly three years after conflict erupted in South Sudan, the regional impact of the crisis is rising alarmingly as the number of South Sudanese crossing international borders in search of safety grows each day.

“With daily reports of violence and worsening tensions, a political solution is urgently needed to mitigate the increasing suffering of civilians in South Sudan,” said IOM East Africa Regional Director Jeffrey Labovitz.

05 Mar 2016 description
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SUMMARY OF NEEDS

Displacements and population movements (e.g. returns) in which people are forced to leave behind basic household items, will fuel the need for S-NFI support in 2016. While the exact number of people in need will be contingent upon events within the country, current trends suggest that around 1.3 million people will require NFI assistance in 2016.

05 Aug 2015 description

Highlights

  • ETHIOPIA: In July, IOM relocated a total of 8,058 refugees; 6,083 in Gambella and 1,975 in BenishangulGumuz Region.

  • KENYA: Discussions are ongoing between IOM and UNHCR on the future of jointly moving refugees from the Nadapal border point to Kakuma Refugee Camp.

  • SUDAN: IOM has tracked displacement and has registered 80,120 people as of 26 July.

11 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • Kenya: Number of arriving refugees drop due to heavy rains.
  • Ethiopia: IOM is on standby to relocate refugees from Nip Nip and Leitchour Refugee camps to Jewii Refugee Camp.
  • South Sudan: IOM, in collaboration with UNMISS, conducted a training for health providers in Bentiu PoC on HIV counselling and testing.

Situation Overview

06 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • Kenya: Since the onset of the crisis, IOM has provided transportation assistance to a total of 24,361 refugees

  • South Sudan: Since the beginning of the crisis, over 66,799 households have been supported with Non Food Items, and 2,905 households supported with shelter materials.

Situation Overview

20 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

South Sudan: IOM drills two temporary water points in Bentiu until the drilling of two boreholes by UNICEF is complete.

Kenya: Since the onset of the crisis, IOM has provided transportation assistance to a total of 24,026 refugees.

Sudan: Since the onset of the crisis, IOM has registered 67,404 refugees.

09 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

South Sudan: In Malakal, 117 children were vaccinated under the routine Expanded Programme on Immunization

Kenya: During this reporting period, IOM provided transportation assistance to 211 refugees from the Nadapal border point to Kakuma Refugee Camp.

Sudan: Since the onset of the crisis, IOM has registered 67,287 refugees.

09 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

South Sudan: As part of the Extended Programme on Immunizations (EPI), 191 children were vaccinated in Malakal, during this reporting period.

Ethiopia: During this reporting period, IOM relocated over 300 South Sudanese refugees to Punyido camp.

Kenya: Number of refugees arriving at Nadapal border point remain low.

OVERVIEW

31 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

South Sudan: Renewed hope for peace in South Sudan following the signing of a peace agreement between rival factions.

Ethiopia: During this reporting period, IOM provided transportation assistance to 620 refugees in Gambella and Benishangul‐Gumuz regions.

Kenya: Since the onset of the South Sudanese conflict, IOM has provided transportation assistance to a total of 23,368 refugees.

OVERVIEW

22 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

South Sudan: IOM and WFP are leading discussions on Protection Cluster strategy for the Mingkaman spontaneous site.

Ethiopia: IOM has provided transportation assistance to a total of 184,838 refugees in Gambella and Benishangul‐ Gumuz regions since December 2013.

Kenya: Since the onset of the South Sudanese conflict, IOM has provided transportation assistance to a total of 22,273 refugees.

OVERVIEW

08 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • South Sudan: Tomping PoC Site in Juba has been closed and all IDPs have been successfully relocated to UN House PoC

  • Kenya: Since the beginning of the conflict, 44,575 refugees have crossed into the country A Kenyan security officer verifies travel documents presented by refugees at the Nafapal border point © IOM 2015 (Photo: Joseph Kabiru)

  • Ethiopia: During this reporting period, IOM has provided transportation assistance to a total 483 refugees in Gambella Region.