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31 Dec 2015 description

KEY FIGURES

2,946,098 People affected by the conflict (in Yemen and adjacent countries), including refugees and internally displaced persons prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

2,509,062 Persons internally displaced prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

169,863 Arrivals to Djibouti, Ethiopia Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Sudan mainly by sea or overland since late March 2015.

31 Dec 2015 description

In its work on disasters and conflicts, which aims to minimize threats to human well-being from environmental degradation, UNEP focuses on achieving results in two areas:

  • Risk reduction – Improving countries’ ability to use environmental management to prevent and reduce the risks of natural hazards, industrial disasters and conflict.

31 Dec 2015 description

Overview

This Dashboard provides an overview of the implementation of the 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan in Sudan that brings together 112 partners from across the UN system and non-governmental organizations to help 5.4 million people in need of emergency relief aid and other forms of humanitarian assistance. Vulnerability in Sudan - a country of 37.2 million - is driven primarily by conflict-induced displacement, chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.

29 Dec 2015 description
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Humanitarian actors involved in the response to the outflow of civilians from Yemen due to the current conflict are committed to providing life-saving assistance and protection to those fleeing Yemen, pending durable solutions.

KEY FIGURES AS OF AS OF 1 DECEMBER 2015

168,129 Total out of Yemen

77,249 Arrivals in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan.

23,741 Total evacuated (as of 29 October, IOM)

Recent developments:

25 Dec 2015 description

NEED ANALYSIS

  • In 2015, some 3 million people are estimated to be internally displaced in Sudan, most of them now living in a protracted IDP situation in camps or rural communities.

  • The sector estimates some 1,000,000 most vulnerable people newly displaced by conflict and disaster, returnees , protracted IDPs and refugees required life-saving ES/NFI assistance in 2016

23 Dec 2015 description

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Insecurity, protection risks, and other access constraints continue to limit the ability of relief actors to address humanitarian needs in South Sudan. Despite challenges, U.S. Government (USG) partners and other humanitarian actors commenced an interagency emergency response mission on December 1 to assist conflict-affected communities in Unity’s Leer County. As of mid-December, the mission remained ongoing and had reached more than 6,500 households with emergency relief supplies.

21 Dec 2015 description
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Technical Annex

0. MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP
Fourth modification as of 18/12/2015

Despite the signature of the peace and power sharing agreement in South Sudan in August 2015, humanitarian needs continue to increase. In the conflict affected areas, the provision of basic services remains almost entirely under humanitarian aid and the livelihoods and coping mechanisms have drastically deteriorated.

18 Dec 2015 description
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Highlights

  • 15,630: Identified unaccompanied minors - 86: Households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2015 - 1,288,598: NFIs distributed since January - 2,931: Shelters distributed since January

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

  • UNHCR Kenya officially launched the Artists for Refugees project at the Alliance Française in Nairobi on 04 November.
    The colourful event was attended by refugees from Dadaab, Kakuma and Nairobi who showcased talent in art, music and culture.

10 Dec 2015 description

Highlights

  • 730,358 Total number of refugees
  • 39,020 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
  • 53% Percentage of women and girls
  • 64.3% Percentage of Children

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

10 Dec 2015 description

Highlights

  • US Ambassador visits Ajuong Thok with UNHCR - On 8 December, UNHCR organized a one-day field trip for the US Ambassador to South Sudan, Molly Phee, joined by a delegation of donor countries including Canada, ECHO and DFID. The aim of the visit was to enable Ambassador Phee to understand the situation of refugees fleeing South Kordofan, to appraise the impact of US contribution on refugees’ living conditions and to show solidarity with the refugees.

08 Dec 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sudan became the 56th member of the SUN movement with national leaders committing to prioritising efforts to address malnutrition.

  • The impact of climate change on the humanitarian needs of children in Sudan has been highlighted in the UNICEF UK publication Children and Climate Change. The use of solar powered water-pumps to bring water to conflict affected people in Sudan was noted as a progressive climate sensitive approach to humanitarian interventions.

07 Dec 2015 description

KHARTOUM–The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in areas including food security, nutrition, and education in response to the needs of conflict-affected people and other vulnerable groups in Sudan.

WFP Sudan Country Director Adnan Khan and SRCS Secretary General Mr. Osman Gafar Abdalla signed the MoU at a ceremony in WFP’s Sudan Country Office in Khartoum.

27 Nov 2015 description

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • The humanitarian community continues to report worsening security conditions and increasing access constraints across South Sudan. In October, the UN recorded 78 access incidents negatively affecting relief operations in South Sudan, including increasing reports of criminality in the capital city of Juba.

27 Nov 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

In 2015, over 3 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance out of which 2.5 million have been targeted by the humanitarian community for assistance. This represents nearly 20 percent of the population (13.2 million), indicative of the high levels of vulnerability throughout the country.

25 Nov 2015 description

Highlights

  • 736,317 Total number of refugees
  • 37,859 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
  • 52.8% Percentage of women and girls 60.1% Percentage of Children