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31 Dec 2017 description

Highlights
- IOM teams reach populations in need in Baggari, south of Wau
- Rapid response teams conduct oral cholera vaccination campaigns across the country
- IOM expands fuel-efficient stove initiative in the Bentiu PoC site

31 Dec 2017 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary
- The conflict erupted over grazing land ownership and the naming of a village – one group wants the village renamed while the other group wants its named retained.
- The military was deployed to ease the tension and it is also preaching peace in the area.

Juba

At least 22 people have been killed in inter-clan clashes in South Sudan, a local government official has said.

31 Dec 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 52 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Cholera in Zambia
  • Listeriosis in South Africa

For each of these events, a brief description followed by public health measures implemented and an interpretation of the situation is provided.

31 Dec 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

31 Dec 2017 description

Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) summary for November 2017 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia/Somaliland and Yemen.

31 Dec 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

December 30, 2017 (JUBA)- South Sudan president on Saturday welcomed the signing of the cessation of hostilities and warned that outside powers should not be allowed to impose solutions on the country.

President Kiir made the remarks on Saturday at his residence ahead of talks sponsored by international and regional actors on the future of the war-torn East African state.

31 Dec 2017 description

New package of support for humanitarian crises in the coming year, after UK aid delivered life-saving support to millions of people around the world in 2017.

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt today announced a new package of support for humanitarian crises in the coming year, after UK aid delivered life-saving support to millions of people around the world and averted two famines in 2017.

30 Dec 2017 description

Minimal (IPC Phase 1) likely in most areas with average second season harvest

Key Messages

30 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP has finalized the reports for the market assessment conducted in Wau and Maban.

  • WFP conducted a training on WFP’s Digital Platform for Beneficiary and Transfer Management (SCOPE) for nutrition staff from WFP, UNICEF and cooperating partners Medair and ACF.

Situation Update

30 Dec 2017 description

Some households likely in Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5), while conflict has increased in several areas

Key Messages

  • According to key informant information and rapid assessments, the harvest has supported marginal food security improvements including in some counties where Phase 5 populations were likely during the 2017 lean season. However, many households still face large food consumption gaps and some households likely remain in Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) in Wau, Leer, Nyirol, and Ayod.

30 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service

29 décembre 2017 – Malgré une année particulièrement meurtrière pour les soldats de la paix des Nations Unies, avec plus de 60 Casques bleus tués dans des actes hostiles, l'ONU a réalisé en 2017 ses objectifs de maintien de la paix en Côte d'Ivoire, réorienté son travail en Haïti et achèvera bientôt son mandat au Libéria.

29 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service

29 December 2017 – Despite a particularly deadly year for United Nations peacekeepers – with more than 60 'blue helmets' killed in hostile acts – the Organization in 2017 completed its peacekeeping objectives in Côte d'Ivoire, refocused its work in Haiti and will soon complete its mandate in Liberia.

“We do protect civilians every day. We do save lives every day. We often do it under very difficult and stressful circumstances,” Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix said in a recent interview with UN News.

29 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

  • Somalia has now experienced an unprecedented fourth consecutive drought. Dry conditions returned after only a small reprieve in early November. This will further worsen the already critical humanitarian situation.

  • In Eastern Kenya, earlier than usual retreat of the seasonal rains will lead to a significant degradation in pasture and marginal crop conditions.

29 Dec 2017 description

MACH SAMUEL
The UN Mission in South Sudan has received a new commander, Brigadier General Muhamed Masum of Bangladesh, for its Sector East, based in Bor in Jonglei.

Brigadier General Masum was met by UNMISS contingents from Korea, Ethiopia, India, Sri Lanka and Nepal, as well as by a group of internally displaced persons sheltered at the UN protection of civilians site in Bor. He succeeds Brigadier General Karanbir Singh Brar, who completed his assignment earlier this month.

29 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Pris pour cible chez eux, à l’école et sur les terrains de jeux, les enfants ne disposent plus d’aucun lieu sûr

Télécharger photos et vidéos : http://uni.cf/2kfq2jU

NEW YORK, le 28 décembre 2017 – Dans les zones de conflit du monde entier, les attaques contre les enfants ont pris des proportions alarmantes tout au long de l’année, avertit l’UNICEF aujourd’hui, les parties aux conflits bafouant de façon flagrante les dispositions du droit international visant à protéger les plus vulnérables.

29 Dec 2017 description

International Development Secretary announces that Britain will extend its demining work to save lives in Angola, Iraq, Lebanon, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

In response to the unprecedented generosity of the UK public in supporting the most successful Christmas landmine-clearing appeal ever, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has today (29 December) announced that Britain will extend its demining work to save lives in emergencies in Angola, Iraq, Lebanon, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.