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report UN Security Council

SC/13069

Security Council
8103rd Meeting (AM)

Sudan Permanent Representative Faults ‘Contempt’ for Doha Document for Peace

The armed groups in Darfur today had largely been defeated, the ferocity of intercommunal violence had declined, and there had been no new large‑scale displacements, Bintou Keita, Assistant Secretary‑General for Peacekeeping Operations, told the Security Council today.

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883.5 M required for 2017

283.6 M contributions received, representing 32% of requirements

600.0 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation

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report UN Security Council

SC/13067

SECURITY COUNCIL
8101ST MEETING (AM)

The Security Council decided this morning to extend until 15 April 2018 the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force for Abyei (UNISFA), and to limit support for the disputed territory’s border monitoring mechanism to a further five months, while awaiting implementation of measures agreed by Sudan and South Sudan.

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INTRODUCTION

This report is part IOM’s effort to provide a comprehensive statistical overview of Libya’s current migration profile.

DTM Libya’s Migrant statistical information package* includes the below report, accompanied by a comprehensive user-friendly dataset, a set of maps and a key findings one pager.

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BONN – A compelling new report about the impact of climate change on global food security has been launched by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the Government of Sweden.

How Climate Change Drives Hunger was unveiled today at the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference - known as COP23 - which is being held in Bonn, Germany.

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Overview

  • During the reporting period April to June-2017 , the NFI Common Pipeline provided assistance to over 8,614 families in need

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report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions has been funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration for another year of its Sunrise Project for Cairo’s Urban Refugees. The project, which launched in 2014, provides technical skills training for refugees and vulnerable Egyptian host community individuals through Instituto Don Bosco in Cairo. Close to 1,200 individuals have been trained as a result of this project since its inception.

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Highlights

  • The Interim Country Strategic Plan (ICSP) has been approved by WFP’s Executive Board in June 2017. The ICSP constitutes a significant shift to long-term hunger solutions and a transition from the Protracted Relief and Recovery operation (PRRO) to a five-year Country Strategic Plan, planned from 2019.

  • The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) operation in Sudan is experiencing a significant funding shortfall. UNHAS requires at least USD 5.5 million to sustain operations until the end of 2017 without interruption.

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A new approach is helping to improve Sudan’s ability to identify the poliovirus and remain polio-free, despite challenges

It starts with a sick child, whose arms or legs have suddenly become weak and floppy. A trip to the local health centre, which could be many miles away, confirms that the child is showing classic signs of acute flaccid paralysis. This is one of the key indicators for poliovirus and kick starts the polio surveillance system into action.

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2,100,716* Total South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 15 Oct (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload)

641,911** South Sudanese refugee arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 15 Oct

279,160 Refugees in South Sudan and 1.87 million IDPs as of 30 September

Regional Highlights

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report Sudan Tribune

November 14, 2017 (NYALA) - The residents of South Darfur largest camp for displaced people have rejected a forcible arms collection campaign the authorities plan to carry out in Kalma during the upcoming days and called to leave the operation for the hybrid peacekeeping mission (UNAMID).

The IDPs are reacting to a meeting held at the Sudanese presidency to discuss ways to conduct the campaign in the IDPs camps in Darfur including Vice President Hasabo Abdel Rahman, South Darfur Governor Adam al-Faki and UNAMID head Jeremiah Mamabolo.

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
FRESH FIGHTING DISPLACES 5,000 IN BATANGAFO

Clashes between armed groups on 7 -9 November near the northern Batangafotown forced around 5,000 people to flee towards the town. The latest violence raised to 36,000 the number of displaced people in the area. Food and basic household items are the urgent needs of the newly displaced. The country has witnessed a surge in violence over the past year, with fresh hotspots and recurrent clashes erupting in several regions.

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Acute Watery Diarrhoea has affected Sudan since August 2016, infecting over 36,000 people and killing over 800. Over the next five weeks, read along as we introduce you to the people living with and fighting against this deadly disease.

This week: Hammad Yousif Ibrahim (42) from Kosti, White Nile State, was treated for life-threatening AWD at WHO's Cholera Treatment Center (CTC) in Kosti.

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157,020 Arrivals by sea in 2017

363, 401 Arrivals in 2016

2,966 Dead/ Missing

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Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 157,020 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 12 November, with about 75 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 341,215 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

IOM Rome reported Monday (13 November) Italy’s Ministry of Interior has registered 114,606 migrants arriving by sea so far, this year, which is down from 164,872 at this time in 2016. That is a 30.5 per cent drop-off over last year’s totals at this time.