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06 Aug 2018 description

UNMISS “Protection of Civilians” (PoC) Sites

As of 02 August 2018, a total of number of civilians seeking safety in six Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites located on UNMISS bases is 198,444 including 114,652 in Bentiu, 24,415 in Malakal, 39,198 in Juba UN House, 2,300 in Bor, and 147 in UNMISS base and 17,732 in the area adjacent to UNMISS in Wau “.

06 Aug 2018 description


The Logistics Cluster facilitates coordination of the logistics response in support of the humanitarian community. Furthermore, it provides information management products to improve the decision making of humanitarian organisations in South Sudan. Where logistics gaps are identified, WFP, as lead agency of the Logistics Cluster, acts as a ‘Provider of Last Resort’ by offering common logistics services to support the humanitarian community in their response operations.

Operational Highlights

06 Aug 2018 description
report Sudan Tribune

August 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - President Salva Kiir and key South Sudanese opposition leaders without exception have appended their signature on the agreements on governance on Sunday putting aside their concerns over the power-sharing and number of states.

The South Sudan Opposition Alliance and the FDs surprisingly were among the signatories of the agreement on the outstanding issues on governance without reservations.

06 Aug 2018 description

by Reuters
Sunday, 5 August 2018 20:10 GMT

By Ali Abdelaty

CAIRO, Aug 5 (Reuters) - The president of South Sudan and head of the country's main rebel group signed a final cease fire and power-sharing agreement on Sunday and hailed a new longed-for era of peace in the country.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

04 Aug 2018 description

In Numbers

7.1 million people facing severe food insecurity between May-July 2018 (IPC February 2018)

2.95 million people assisted by WFP in June 2018

1.76 million internally displaced people (OCHA)

2.47 million South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR)

202,776 seeking shelter with the UN (UNMISS)


03 Aug 2018 description

Malakal PoC site stands out as having consistently witnessed a larger in flow of people than out flow. During the nine-month reporting period, 5,297 individuals (2,384 households) were recorded entering and 543 individuals exiting (202 households). While influx reduced from July to October 2017, one can observe a significant increase by February 2018. Twenty per cent of arrivals cited Sudanese locations of pre-departure (notably Khartoum and White Nile States).

03 Aug 2018 description

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix recorded a total of 2,539 individuals entering and 1,943 individuals exiting Wau’s Protection of Civilians Adjacent Area (PoC AA) site during the reporting period, July 2017 to March 2018. Please note that whilst DTM targets travellers with more long-term intentions for interviews, departures do not necessarily signify permanent return or relocations to a third area as much of the movement is circular.

03 Aug 2018 description


24 migrants-- 21 Somalis and 3 Kenyans-- were supported with Assisted Voluntary Return to their home countries

1 Burundian refugee resetteled to Finland from South Sudan

1 South Sudanese national returned from Niger

2 document verifications conducted for South Sudanese citizens


4 assessments were conducted (2 in Nimule; 1 in Renk; and 1 in Juba)

03 Aug 2018 description

85,092 consultations provided in 7 IOM static clinics in PoC sites and collective centres

26,394 children under 5 screened for nutrition

478 births attended by skilled birth attendants

37,400 consultations provided by MHU mobile clinics and Rapid Response Teams (RRTs)

1,304 children under 5 recieving measles vaccinations in emergency or returnee settings and mass campaigns

58,475 individuals reached with oral cholera vaccinations

Quarter 2 Accomplishments

03 Aug 2018 description

124,131 individuals reached with MHPSS services in Q2

173 individuals from IOM (staff and volunteers) and the Wau State Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare recieved MHPSS orientation on Psychological First Aid (PFA), IASC MHPSS Guidelines, and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)

4,070 caregivers supported through home visits and inclusion in support group activities and counselling

2,197 families supported through home visits and inclusion in support group activities and counselling

03 Aug 2018 description

4,893 metric tonnes of humanitarian cargo transported in Q2

66 humanitarian agencies supported by CTS in Q2

1,336 metric tonnes of humanitarian cargo transported on behalf of 78 organizations since the start of 2018

150 vechicles in the IOM fleet, including 85 light vehicles, 40 cargo, dump and utility trucks, and 25 heavy constuction machines and tractors

Logistics & CTS Updates

03 Aug 2018 description


36,682 individuals provided with Shelter/Non-Food Items based on identified needs via mobile response and CashBased Interventions

252,442 individuals provided with life-saving shelter and lifesustaining non-food items by Cluster partners

9 coordination mechanisms held to eliminate the duplication of service delivery/coordinate response and which has resulted in coordinated response

92.6 % stock requests delivered within 15 days

9 assessments completed which resulted in an IOM response (mobile and CBI)

03 Aug 2018 description

559,716 individuals reached in Q2 by IOM WASH services

164,493 people in PoC sites and collective centres reached with WASH services

233,238,096 litres of safe water supplied in PoC sites and collective centres

283 metric tonnes of WASH Core Pipeline supplies prepositioned

362,411 ndividuals reached through WASH Core Pipeline

12,000 IDPs and host community members provided access to safe water and hygiene messaging via WASH EPnR

24 boreholes rehabilitated or drilled outside of PoC sites through EPnR missions

03 Aug 2018 description


65,718 individuals benefited from biometric registration and maintenance activities (in line with Q2 reporting to DFID)

70 humanitarian organizations received raw data and analysis on displacement in Q2

712,068 individuals active in DTM biometric database

59% of South Sudan’s 78 counties covered by DTM mobility tracking

5 cross-border and key transit hub flow monitoring points

8 data collection points to measure population flows in and out of Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites and collective centres

03 Aug 2018 description

75 individuals benefitted from literacy and numeracy training (95% women)

5 community development workshops conducted targeting communities in Abyei

1 legal training for members of the Abyei Traditional Court conducted

66 teachers trained on ToTs focused on peacebuilding and peace club formation

Transition & Recovery Updates

03 Aug 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

By the end of 2017, Uganda had made history. Uganda had grown to be among the largest refugee hosting countries in the world with reportedly over 1.4 million refugees seeking safety from within its borders. To date, the vast majority of the arrivals are refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan, yet substantial numbers of people have arrived from countries such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, Somalia, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.

03 Aug 2018 description

Alexander Betts, Remco Geervliet, Claire MacPherson, Naohiko Omata, Cory Rodgers, Olivier Sterck

Executive summary

Context. Kenya hosts nearly 500,000 refugees.1 Most of these refugees are from Somalia, but Kenya also hosts refugees from South Sudan, Ethiopia, DRC, Burundi, and Sudan. Historically, most of the refugees have been concentrated in three main locations: the Dadaab camps, the Kakuma camps and Nairobi.

03 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


• Twenty - two joint integrated rapid response mechanism ( IRRM) missions were conducted in 11 counties and reached 305,887 people including 65,432 children under years of age.