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02 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 4.2 million children across Sudan will be vaccinated against polio through a national immunization campaign.

• About 900 people fled their homes in East Jebel Marra locality and have taken refuge in Golo town.

• In anticipation of above average rains this year the Flood Task Force was reactivated in late June to put in place a four-month flood contingency plan for the country.

• WFP has begun pre-positioning 84,590 Mt of food before roads become impassable due to rains

FIGURES 2018

02 Aug 2018 description

6,400+ Refugees and IDPs received nonfood items and seeds during the reporting period.

600+ Individuals received capacity building trainings during the reporting period

2,000+ Refugees ID cards issued in Upper Nile during the reporting period

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

297,150 Refugees in South Sudan as of 30 June 2018.

1.88 million IDPs in South Sudan including 200,571 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 12 July 2018.

02 Aug 2018 description
report Sudan Tribune

August 1, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) on Wednesday said a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deliver food assistance to South Sudan has been extended for another six months.

In July 2014, Juba and Khartoum signed a MoU to open a humanitarian corridor to deliver food assistance to vulnerable South Sudanese through the River Nile or by road. Last January, the agreement was extended for a six month period.

01 Aug 2018 description

Global Overview JULY 2018

01 Aug 2018 description

LENI KINZLI & JAMES OKELLO

The Police Commissioner of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has reaffirmed the commitment of the UN Police’s role in supporting the South Sudan National Police (SSNPS) in Torit. Her visit to the area aimed to assess the needs of the local community and foster collaborative relationships between UN Police and the SSNPS to address common challenges and improve security.

01 Aug 2018 description

This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of the Central African Republic, Colombia, South Sudan, and Syria. It also provides an update on the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict conclusion negotiations regarding the Secretary-General’s report on the situation of children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

01 Aug 2018 description

Reaching rural communities with medical services in South Sudan

"Seventy percent of deaths in South Sudan are caused by curable diseases such as malaria, respiratory tract infections and diarrhea," says Divin Barutwanayo, ICRC's Deputy Health Coordinator in South Sudan. The country also has one of the highest maternal and child mortality rates in the world.

01 Aug 2018 description

Fuel shortages and high prices negatively impact cropping season

Key Messages

01 Aug 2018 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.

01 Aug 2018 description

Harvests in bimodal areas support food access, despite ongoing lean season in Karamoja

Key Messages

01 Aug 2018 description
report Sudan Tribune

July 31, 2018 (KAMPALA) - South Sudan minister for environment and forestry, Josephine N’apwon has commended Uganda for the hospitality rendered to its refugees settled in the East African nation.

“Since the first war broke in Sudan, a number of people have crossed into Uganda as refugees,” said the minister.

She said hospitality provided by the Ugandan government has enabled South Sudanese children to attend school and the rest have settled and access healthcare from existing health facilities.

01 Aug 2018 description

UNMISS “Protection of Civilians” (PoC) Sites

As of 26 July 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 “.