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13 Apr 2018 description

On 10 April 2018, the United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General (USG) for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, and the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, concluded a joint visit to Sudan, which aimed at strengthening the important partnership between the UN and the AU, as emphasized by both UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat.

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
report UN News Service

Malgré la diminution globale du nombre de réfugiés et de migrants arrivés en Europe l’année dernière, les dangers auxquels nombreux d’entre eux sont confrontés dans certaines situations ont augmenté comme l’indique un nouveau rapport du HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, qui décrit l’évolution des tendances dans leurs déplacements.

11 Apr 2018 description
report IRIN

One in 10 people need assistance, while wrangling with rebels over access continues

With the lifting of US sanctions last October, aid organisations hoped the Sudanese government would ease restrictions on aid operations and allow access to parts of the country long kept off limits.

Read more on IRIN.

11 Apr 2018 description

Libya continues to be the main transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. UNHCR's interventions at disembarkation points in Libya focus on the provision of life-saving assistance and protection monitoring, to identify persons in need of international protection, as well as vulnerable individuals, such as unaccompanied and separated children, elderly, medical cases, women at risk or victims of trafficking. UNHCR through its partner International Medical Corps provides medical services and core relief items.

11 Apr 2018 description

82 different activities reached over 3,600 people through the 25 Community Support Committees supporting refugees across Jordan.

UNHCR Azraq awarded SET4Food Humanitarian Energy Award for its solar plant project supplying energy in a humanitarian setting.

Rectification of Status campaign began 4 March; 9,042 Asylum Seeker Certificates issued in the first month.

High profile visits

11 Apr 2018 description

This report presents the main findings of the inter-agency Multi-Sector Needs Assessment (MSNA), coordinated by UNHCR and with technical support from REACH, conducted in the four refugee camps of Maban County between 30 October and 18 November 2017.

The aim of this exercise was to inform humanitarian planning and response for UNHCR and partners operating in the refugee camps. For more details on the methodology and findings see the full report below, this section presents a summary of the key findings.

11 Apr 2018 description

Introduction

Since the spread of violence in 2011 between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan and Blue Nile State in 2011, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan.

11 Apr 2018 description

Introduction

Since the spread of violence in 2011 between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan and Blue Nile State in 2011, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan.

11 Apr 2018 description

Introduction

Since the spread of violence in 2011 between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan and Blue Nile State in 2011, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan.

11 Apr 2018 description

Introduction

Since the spread of violence in 2011 between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan and Blue Nile State in 2011, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan.

11 Apr 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

Since the outbreak of conflict in Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile states in 2011, an estimated 200,000 Sudanese have become refugees in South Sudan, with most of them staying in Pariang and Maban Counties in Unity State and Upper Nile state. Due to the continued influx of refugees, the relocation of refugees between camps, coupled with episodes of displacement due to inter-communal violence in Maban, substantial information gaps remain on the immediate humanitarian needs in these camps.

11 Apr 2018 description

UNHCR Desperate Journeys report provides snapshot of changing refugee movements to Europe

Despite a drop in the number of refugees and migrants reaching Europe last year, the dangers many face along the way have in some cases increased, according to a new report by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, setting out changing patterns of movement.

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