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12 Apr 2018 description

$470.6 million
UNHCR's financial requirements 2018
Funded 39.4 million
Funding gap 431.1 million

12 Apr 2018 description

Background

The Logistics Cluster facilitates coordination of the logistics response in support of the humanitarian community.

Furthermore, it provides information management products to improve decision-making of humanitarian organisations in South Sudan. Where logistics gaps are identified, the Logistics Cluster, through its lead agency WFP, acts as a ‘provider of last resort’ by offering Common Logistics Services to support the humanitarian community in their response operations.

Operational Highlights

12 Apr 2018 description

Over 140,000 people in 11 countries will benefit; includes emergency humanitarian response in South Sudan

Over 140,000 people in 11 countries will benefit from 13 projects totaling $4 million committed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank in March.

12 Apr 2018 description
report IRIN

Former army chief Paul Malong’s new group is just the latest in a proliferation of opposition factions

When the third round of talks aimed at revitalising the chances of peace in South Sudan gets underway in Addis Ababa on 26 April, the country’s influential former military chief wants to be at the table.

12 Apr 2018 description

Kuany resembles many of his South Sudanese male compatriots. Appearing to be in his mid-30s, he is tall and built to an image that exudes familiar dichotomies here in the world’s youngest nation; he is lean but muscular, imposing but serene, scarred but resilient. Aside from mere appearances however, he also shares the same story as one out of every three South Sudanese citizens. Along with his wife and nine children, Kuany was forced from his home as he fled amid violent warfare that erupted between government and opposition forces in December 2013.

12 Apr 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Central African Republic

05 March 2018: In Paoua town, Ouham-Pendé prefecture, and across the wider Central African Republic, fighting among armed groups continues to stall humanitarian response efforts. Source: Devex

07 March 2018: In Bangassou city, Mbomou prefecture, rumours of an armed attack in the city forced several unspecified NGOs to withdraw. Source: RJDH

12 Apr 2018 description

Our ability to provide humanitarian assistance in a timely manner is highly dependent on knowledge of the human mobility trends and patterns. Humanitarian actors and national authorities require operational and actionable information on the location and composition of the affected population in order to deliver services and respond to needs in a timely manner.

11 Apr 2018 description
report Tufts University

Marina Lažetić and Teodora Jovanović

Introduction

11 Apr 2018 description

Situation

  • After more than four years of civil conflict, South Sudan remains one of the most food-insecure countries in the world. The ongoing 2018 lean season began in January, three months earlier than usual and with 5.3 million people facing life-threatening hunger, according to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC).

11 Apr 2018 description

MACH SAMUEL

Cattle camp leaders and farmers from three neighbouring communities in Duk Padiet, in the Jonglei region of South Sudan, have reached an agreement to ensure peaceful cattle migration following a two-day conference supported by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

A resolution was reached to establish a pass permit system along the borders, to strengthen the capacity of the Peace Committee and develop the area by building schools and recreational peace centres.

11 Apr 2018 description

Major Epidemiological Developments
- Completeness for IDSR reporting at county level was 65% . Completeness for EWARS reporting from IDP sites was 86%.
- A total of 15 alerts were reported, of which 27% have been verified. 0 alerts were risk assessed and 0 required a response.
- Rift Valley Fever outbreak - Yirol East with 43 suspect human cases including 6 confirmed; 3 probable; 19 non-cases; and 15 pending classification. Nine confirmed animal cases (cattle).

11 Apr 2018 description

This report presents the main findings of the inter-agency Multi-Sector Needs Assessment (MSNA), coordinated by UNHCR and with technical support from REACH, conducted in the four refugee camps of Maban County between 30 October and 18 November 2017.

The aim of this exercise was to inform humanitarian planning and response for UNHCR and partners operating in the refugee camps. For more details on the methodology and findings see the full report below, this section presents a summary of the key findings.

11 Apr 2018 description

Introduction

Since the spread of violence in 2011 between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan and Blue Nile State in 2011, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan.

11 Apr 2018 description

Introduction

Since the spread of violence in 2011 between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan and Blue Nile State in 2011, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan.

11 Apr 2018 description

Introduction

Since the spread of violence in 2011 between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan and Blue Nile State in 2011, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan.

11 Apr 2018 description

Introduction

Since the spread of violence in 2011 between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan and Blue Nile State in 2011, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan.