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20 Jun 2018 description

Ongoing fuel shortage across Sudan hindering refugee operations.

Delayed site extensions for refugee camps in East Darfur.

Heavy rains damage shelters and refugee school in South Kordofan.

Population Update

  • OVER 2,600 SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES ARRIVE IN MAY – Decreasing new arrival flows continued through May, with 2,641 refugees arriving to East Darfur, White Nile, West Kordofan and South Kordofan. This brings total new arrivals in 2018 so far to 20,327.

20 Jun 2018 description

Total number of refugees* - 763,144

Pre-Dec 2013 refugees - 352,212

Post-Dec 2013 refugees - 410,932

Total arrivals in 2018 - 20,327

Total arrivals in Apr 2018 - 2,642

*Additional sources estimate a total of 1.3 million South Sudanese refugees in Sudan; however, data requires verification.

19 Jun 2018 description

Human Rights Council
Thirty-eighth session
18 June–6 July 2018
Agenda item 4 Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

Summary

19 Jun 2018 description

The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.

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19 Jun 2018 description

Jordan is one of the countries most affected by the Syria crisis, with the second highest share of refugees compared to its population in the world, 89 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants.

The majority of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas and in poverty: over 85% live below the poverty line. 48% of refugees are children, and 4% are elderly.

The Government of Jordan has taken steps to open formal employment opportunities for Syrians. Nearly 50,000 refugees have active work permits.

19 Jun 2018 description

Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) summary for May 2018 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia / Somaliland and Yemen.

19 Jun 2018 description

In May 2018, tens of thousands of people were displaced as a result of continued clashes in several parts of Unity, including Mayom, Rubkona, Guit, Koch, Leer and Mayendit. The people of Leer County suffered the worst of the fighting, with over 40,000 people reported to be displaced to the swampy areas of Meer, Pap, Kok, Dir and Toch-Riak. Partners continued to report the burning down of villages, looting, indiscriminate killings and sexual violence. In Central Equatoria, sporadic fighting was reported outside Yei town.

19 Jun 2018 description

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 19 June 2018

The Commission has announced today €68 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable communities in Sudan and South Sudan.

The funding comes as millions of people across both countries are in need of assistance, with the conflict in South Sudan triggering an influx of refugees into neighbouring Sudan.

19 Jun 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Kenya

25 May 2018: In Kakuma town, Turkana county, an inter-clan fight at Kakuma refugee camp resulted in the death of a tribal chief and another person. Source: Radio Tamazuj

Nigeria

17 May 2018: In Dikwa town, Borno state, a suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber detonated his explosives at an open-air mosque in an internally displaced people (IDP) camp, killing at least four people and injuring 15 more. Source: Punch

Rwanda

19 Jun 2018 description

Global Humanitarian Overview 2018: six months on

As of 15 June 2018, 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan (3RP) require US$25.39 billion to assist 96.2 million highly vulnerable people.

19 Jun 2018 description

Turkey, Bangladesh and Uganda alone received over half of all new refugees last year. Never before has the world registered a larger number of people displaced by war and persecution.

"International responsibility-sharing for displaced people has utterly collapsed. Rich countries are building walls against families fleeing war, at the same time as less money is available for aid to people in conflict areas," said Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council Jan Egeland.

19 Jun 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

At least 17 people were injured in a clash that erupted between displaced farmers and residents of Deshisha village in South Darfur on Saturday.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, an eyewitness reported from Deshisha in eastern Bielel locality that the farmers came from Kalma camp for the displaced

“They intended to cultivate the land they left when they had to flee,” he explained. “Yet a group of villagers did not like this, and went out to chase them from the farms on Saturday morning.

19 Jun 2018 description

15,500+
Women and girls received sanitary materials.

10
Classrooms for Soba Secondary School in Ajuong Thok camp completed.

11,000+
Refugees verified in Upper Nile.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

295,933
Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 May 2018.

1.74 million
IDPs in South Sudan including 203,723 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 24 May 2018

18 Jun 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Security Council Should Preserve Monitoring, Reporting Across Region

(New York) – The United Nations Security Council should ensure that its peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur region continues to conduct human rights monitoring and public reporting in all of Darfur. The mandate of the joint African Union-United Nations mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is due for renewal by the end of June 2018.

18 Jun 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 17 Jun 2018): 15,517
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 17 Jun 2017): 66,752
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 17 Jun 2018 2,155
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 17 Jun 2017 6,524
Average daily arrivals in June 2018 so far: 127
Average daily arrivals in May 2018: 126
Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 17 Jun) 500
Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 17 Jun) 802
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med (as of 17 Jun) 2,107
Dead and missing in 2017 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 17 Jun) 2,194
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med 2,873