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24 Feb 2017 description

Overview

76 million
people in need of aid as a result of emergencies – almost 60% of all people-in-need globally

30 million
people displaced (internally and in neighboring countries) as a result of conflict and natural disasters

7 graded emergencies
directly and indirectly affecting a total of 14 countries

Protracted emergencies
in Somalia and Sudan

H5N1, MERS CoV, Polio
health security threats currently in the Region

01 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • From January to December 2016, WFP Sudan planned to assist 4.6 million affected people, of which 3.9 million reside in Darfur. Thus far, WFP has reached 4 million people or 87 percent of the people in need.

  • In December, WFP Sudan assisted 1.2 million people with general food assistance, and 63,409 children under five and 21,136 pregnant and nursing women with nutrition assistance.

03 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• An important interagency assessment has taken place from 27 to 31 December 2016 in Bau and Kurmuk localities of Blue Nile State to assess the humanitarian situation, including the needs related to child protection, education, health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene.

• In December 2016, the Sudan Armed Forces renewed the command order to end recruitment and use of children in its forces, in line with the Action Plan signed in March 2016.

03 Jan 2017 description

POPULATION TOTALE DU TCHAD 14,2M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,7M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 2,6M

BUDGET (US$) 589M

# PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 117

PRÉFACE

J’ai l’honneur de partager avec vous le plan de réponse humanitaire 2017 et le cadre pluriannuel 2017-2019 du Tchad, développé en consultation et avec la participation de l’ensemble de la communauté humanitaire, des autorités nationales et des acteurs de développement.

24 Dec 2016 description
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SITUATION OVERVIEW

As of end of September 2016, more than 2.7 million people had fled their homes in South Sudan since fighting broke out in December 2013, with over 1.7 million internally displaced people inside the country and 1 million who had fled as refugees to neighbouring countries. This represents an increase of about 200,000 people newly displaced. There were about 202,020 people sheltering in Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in United Nations bases.

22 Dec 2016 description

Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action

This update provides an overview on Sudanese Red Crescent Society actions for 18 months of the operation (10 July 2015 - 10 December 2016). Appeal coverage at the time of writing is 19%, donors are encouraged to support the appeal to enable SRCS provide assistance to the targeted beneficiaries through the planned activities as detailed in the Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA). A DREF loan of 178,890 Swiss francs was processed at the beginning of the APPEAL to support the startup of activities by SRCS.

08 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • An Action Plan for the protection of children from recruitment and use in armed conflict was signed between the UN and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N). This paves the way to a tangible commitment from SPLM-N to seek real solutions to protecting the children of Sudan from recruitment in armed conflict.

  • Of 21 children earlier released from detainment for association with armed movements, 20 have been reunified with their families and one placed in an alternative care arrangement.

02 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity increases population displacement, humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity

  • Relief actors continue cholera response efforts across South Sudan

  • Ongoing conflict increases number of South Sudanese refugees

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

22 Nov 2016 description

Situation Overview

As of end of August 2016, nearly 2.5 million people had fled their homes in South Sudan since fighting broke out in December 2013, with over 1.6 million displaced people inside the country and 882,200 who had fled as refugees to neighbouring countries. There were about 196,960 people sheltering in Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in United Nations bases.

16 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • According to the findings of the Cost of Hunger in Africa study, undernutrition is taking a significant toll on Chad’s economy: the annual cost associated with child under nutrition is estimated at USD 1.2 billion, equivalent to 9.5 percent of the GDP; 56.4 percent of adults suffered from stunting as children and 43 percent of child deaths are associated with undernutrition.

  • The recently published Global Hunger Index 2016 ranks Chad second to last out of 118 countries with alarming levels of hunger.

15 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • For the first time in six years, UNICEF secured access to Golo, Jebel Marra (Central Darfur) to undertake an education assess-ment from 19-22 October 2016. The initial report indicates ur-gent assistance is needed for 3,739 children in five schools and 9,000 out of school children. This area has been inaccessible to humanitarian interventions since 2010.

02 Nov 2016 description

A total of __USD 643 million__* requested for the period January ‐ December 2016, including:

         - USD 5.3 million for **CAR**
         - USD 6.3 million for the **DRC**
         - USD 113.8 million for **Ethiopia**
         - USD 31.8 million for **Kenya**
         - USD 275.7 million for **South Sudan**
         - USD 64.6 million for **Sudan**
         - USD 139 million for **Uganda**

*This total includes regional activities and support costs (7%)

28 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fighting displaces populations and exacerbates humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity

  • UN expresses concern regarding ethnic-based threats

  • WFP delivers emergency food assistance to 1.9 million people in September

KEY DEVELOPMENTS