Appeals & Response Plans
- South Sudan: Floods - Sep 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- South Sudan: Food Insecurity - 2015-2018
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jun 2015
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- South Sudan: Kala-azar Outbreak - Sep 2014
- South Sudan: Floods - Aug 2014
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - May 2014
- South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Sep 2013
Most read reports
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- South Sudan: Aid agencies appeal for $1.5 billion to reach 5.7 million people with life-saving assistance
4 December 2018 – Six countries in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean and African Regions have signed a declaration committing themselves to strengthening preparedness and response to public health threats and events across borders in an effort to further the implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) and enhance global health security. The Khartoum Declaration on Sudan and Bordering Countries: Cross-Border Health Security was signed by Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Libya, South Sudan and Sudan on 22 November 2018 in Khartoum, Sudan.
About 58,000 people from the refugee and host communities in ‘open areas’ in Khartoum State will receive assistance, OCHA reports
Annual inflation rate reached 70 per cent by the end of September, leading to a rise in the cost of living
The Foreign Minister of Sudan attempts to promote bilateral relations on European tour
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
Roughly 4.8 million South Sudanese face severe food insecurity, and more than two million are displaced by conflict. The conflict in South Sudan has further intensified since July 2016, with the exodus of refugees into neighboring countries continuing at an alarming rate, generating Africa’s largest refugee crisis.
During the first half of 2018, some 15,000 people have been newly displaced in Darfur, as compared to 10,000 in 2017, and 152,000 in 2016. All the new displacement in Darfur in 2018 was in and from Jebel Marra. About 386,000 people have returned to their areas of origin in Sudan since 2015, mainly in Darfur. The UN and partners continue to work with the Government to further verify the returnees.
11,457 mt of food assistance distributed
US$ 1.6 m cash-based transfers made
US$ 45.8 m six months (December 2018 - May 2019) net funding requirements
1.8 m people assisted in October 2018
FACTS & FIGURES
6 million people are at crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity
2 million internally displaced people need humanitarian assistance
930 000 refugees, including 760 000 from South Sudan
2.3 million acutely malnourished children (source: UNICEF/MoH, OCHA, Aug. 2018)
EU humanitarian funding: €41 million in 2018
European Commission - Press release
Brussels, 23 November 2018
As millions of people continue to be in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan, the Commission has announced an additional €18 million in emergency aid.
This brings total EU humanitarian funding in Sudan for 2018 to €41 million.
• Over 200,000 people in 15 of Sudan’s 18 states have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods, says HAC.
• ICRC provides 3,300 returnee families in North Darfur with humanitarian assistance.
• In West Darfur, the decrease in the number of farm-related incidents has been attributed to the new measures introduced by the state government.
• Humanitarian organizations continue to assist about 182,000 vulnerable people across the Abyei Area.
24,501 children (12,744 boys, 11,757 girls) including 10,608 South Sudanese Refugees (SSRs) in East Darfur, North Darfur, White Nile and West Kordofan benefited from psychological support services provided by UNICEF and partners.
On 19 November 2018, the Council adopted conclusions on Sudan, which remains crucial for the peace and stability of the wider Horn of Africa. The Council reaffirms the EU's readiness to engage in an evolving dialogue and cooperation with Khartoum, depending on progress shown by Sudan in committing to internal reforms, including human rights and good governance, facilitation of humanitarian assistance, sustainable peace and a constructive role in the region.
15 NOVEMBER 2018
8400TH MEETING (AM)
The Security Council today decided to extend until 15 May 2019 the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) ‑ operating in an oil-rich contested area on the border of Sudan and South Sudan ‑ while simultaneously reducing the Mission’s military troops and increasing its police presence.
Lowest new arrivals in 2018 so far, following steady decline since January.
First round of ‘find-and-treat’ nutrition campaign starts in South Kordofan.
Expansion of livelihoods programming for refugees and host communities in White Nile.
TOTAL INTER-AGENCY FUNDING REQUIRED FOR SUDAN UNDER THE REVISED 2018 REGIONAL REFUGEE RESPONSE PLAN (RRRP)
USD 294.8 M Funded 26% 77.1 M
Total number of refugees*: 764,400
Pre-Dec 2013 refugees: 352,212
Total arrivals in 2018: 30,420
Total arrivals in Oct 2018: 721
Post-Dec 2013 refugees: 412,188
November 9 th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has sent a medical convoy to Sudan, on a medical mission of treating 4,000 patients and performing 500 cataract surgeries in El-Obeid, the state of North Kurdufan.
The project is implemented in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the Sudanese Red Crescent Society, the Ministry of Health's provincial office, and the National Health Insurance Fund.
SENS was conducted for South Sudanese refugee camps in White Nile State, Sudan to assess the general health and nutrition status of the refugee population, and formulate workable recommendations for appropriate nutritional and public health interventions. Results indicate critical (>15%) global acute malnutrition (GAM) across all camps, with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) above emergency levels (>2%). The findings also point to the wider effects of chronic under-funding for the response, especially for WASH, health and livelihoods assistance.
SENS was conducted for South Sudanese refugees in settlements in South Kordofan State, Sudan to assess the general health and nutrition status of the refugee population, and formulate workable recommendations for appropriate nutritional and public health interventions. Results indicate critical (>15%) global acute malnutrition (GAM), with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) above emergency levels (>2%). The findings also point to the wider effects of chronic under-funding for the response, especially for WASH, health and livelihoods assistance.