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24 Apr 2016 description

ISCG Document endorsed by the HCT
Sudan Rapid Response to New Internal Civilian Displacement

Introduction

27 Mar 2016 description

Summary

• 91 calls were received, an increase of 42 per cent compared to the 64 calls received in the previous quarter (July – September 2015). WASH: 47, Health: 22, ES/NFIs: 11, FSL (Veterinary Services): 5, CCS: 1, Nutrition: 5.

• 31 issues were identified, the same number as in the previous quarter. WASH: 14, Health: 10, ES/NFIs: 5.

02 Feb 2016 description

Key Figures

  • 1,696,962 internally displaced people
  • 643,046 South Sudanese refugees in neighboring countries
  • 263,000 refugees in South Sudan
  • 20,694 refugee new arrivals in South Sudan
  • 10 refugee camps
  • 6 UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites for IDPs
  • $116,275,632 in funding received by UNHCR (28% of the budget required for comprehensive needs)
16 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 733,644 Total number of refugees

  • 39,273 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

  • 49.6% Percentage of women and girls

  • 57.4% Percentage of Children

Population of concern-updated

A total of 733,644 of concern
(As of 31December 2015)

Funding

USD 318.9 million requested

UNHCR Presence

08 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
  • UNICEF successfully delivered essential nutrition and health supplies though partners, despite a very high level of insecurity in the area surrounding the region of Anka, North Darfur, where 14 villages were allegedly burnt and 20 looted by militias in early December. It made possible for partners to re-open the local health centre and OTPs to serve children most urgently in need. Over 4000 children (10,000 people) have been directly affected and displaced by these events.

05 Jan 2016 description

The 2016 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan requests $1.3 billion for 114 humanitarian partners to respond to the most life-threatening needs of 5.1 million people out of an estimated 6.1 million in need of protection and assistance across South Sudan.

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.

22 Dec 2015 description

Call centres (hotlines) are increasingly included in humanitarian response efforts worldwide. Initially serving mainly as feedback mechanisms, they are now becoming hubs to improve the effectiveness and responsiveness of humanitarian action. Two years after its launch, the Darfur Hotline has received over 1,000 phone calls, facilitating concrete and tangible improvements in camps and gatherings for internally displaced persons (IDPs) throughout Darfur, improving communication between people in need and humanitarian partners.

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.

10 Dec 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

Delegates of the Sudanese government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) will meet for 'informal consultations' in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa next week.

The Khartoum office of the African Union (AU) announced on Tuesday that the talks are aimed at reaching understandings on pending issues.

“The forthcoming meeting is not official. It is meant to narrow the differences between the two sides,” the director of the AU office in Khartoum, Mahmoud Kan, told the Sudanese Media Centre.

10 Dec 2015 description

Introduction

The Crisis Overview 2015: Humanitarian Trends and Risks for 2016, outlines the countries considered to be in greatest humanitarian need as we approach the end of 2015.

08 Dec 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

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.

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.

24 Nov 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

The mediation team of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) has decided to suspend the security negotiations between the Sudanese government and armed movements, in Ethiopia on Monday. Chairman Thabo Mbeki further announced that the preparatory meeting for the National Dialogue conference is scheduled for December.