- South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 17 | 17 November 2017
- IPC Sudan Acute Food Insecurity Situation (Oct - Dec 2017), 9 Nov 2017
- UNHCR: South Sudan situation: Regional update 1 – 15 October 2017
- RW Topic: Fighting Famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- 2017 South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan Revised (May 2017)
- UNHCR: 2017 South Sudan Situation Supplementary Appeal
- IOM South Sudan Consolidated Appeal 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Country-based Pooled Fund
- Business Guide: North-East Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia: Prevent Famine and Support Response
- UNHCR Global Focus
- OCHA South Sudan
- UNHCR South Sudan Situation Information Sharing Portal
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- IOM Displacement Tracking & Monitoring (DTM) South Sudan
- Open Data for South Sudan
- Office of the IGAD Special Envoys for South Sudan
- Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC)
- Food Security Cluster: South Sudan
- Logistics Cluster: South Sudan
- Human Rights Watch: South Sudan - Events of 2016
- South Sudan: Floods - Sep 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- South Sudan: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- 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
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Improving the mediation of armed conflict
A global series of mediation retreats
The Oslo Forum is widely acknowledged as the leading international network of conflict mediation practitioners. Co-hosted by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Oslo Forum regularly convenes conflict mediators, high-level decision-makers and key peace process actors in a series of informal and discreet retreats.
18,481 Refugees’ children receiving Vitamin A in Upper Nile during the reporting period.
6,883 Refugees received ID cards in Upper Nile during the reporting period.
304 Unaccompanied Children placed under foster care during the reporting period.
INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN
278,965 Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 October 2017.
What lessons are there on what has made mixed humanitarian coordination models (with two or multiple coexisting lead agencies) most successful?
What lessons have we learnt about supporting the capacity of host governments and local authorities to lead on and coordinate a response to large-scale and/or protracted refugee or displacement response?
Women leaders from across the capital Juba are participating in a two-day forum to empower them as important actors in the peace process in their workplaces, homes and communities.
The forum, organised by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, draws together 50 women leaders to explore ways in which women can become involved in the prevention, management, and resolution of conflict at all levels.
A farming project that ropes in both refugees and their hosts has brought food security and cohesion to the two communities
By UNHCR/Emil Sahakyan & Richard Ruati | 23 November 2017
JUBA, South Sudan - Anna Ogud Okwier scoops a handful of groundnuts from a bag and displays them proudly. The 50-year-old refugee from Ethiopia is excited about her bountiful harvest of groundnuts and maize.
Migration crises in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa reconfigured global politics.
November 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan on Tuesday has resumed relief operations to South Sudan through a new route from El-Obeid, North Kordofan state capital of east and north Bahr El Ghazal.
A local official at the sub-committee tasked with the delivery of humanitarian aid to South Sudan told Ashorooq TV they have so far transported more than 13,000 metric tonnes of food to the neighbouring country.
- Cholera transmission reported in two counties [Juba and Budi] in the last four weeks [43- 46, 2017].
- Out of the 26 samples tested in the week, 16 (62%) were positive by culture. All positive samples were from New Bongo (a new focus of transmission in Juba) (Table 4).
Completeness for IDSR reporting at county level was 61%. Completeness for EWARS reporting from IDP sites was 78%.
A total of 20 alerts were reported, of which 70% have been verified. 1 alert was risk assessed and 1 required a response.
A total of 66 new cholera cases and 0 deaths (CFR 0.0%) were reported. The cumulative total since the start of the current outbreak on 18 June 2016 is 21,520 cases and 441 deaths (CFR 2.0%).
UNESCO is collaborating with various UN agencies and media associations to implement a new project aimed at strengthening the role of media in national dialogue and ongoing peacebuilding initiatives for lasting peace and sustainable development in South Sudan.
Thank you for joining this press briefing today. My first formal encounter with you since arriving in Juba two months ago.
I wish to give an update on three points: the humanitarian outlook, protection of civilians and the UNCT Cooperation Framework with South Sudan.
A new SOS Children’s Villages programme will improve livelihoods and gender relations between host communities and the growing number of refugees
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda will launch a programme to help the surging number of refugees in the country’s southwest, with a focus on vulnerable local and refugee families.
One hundred and eighty-three new arrivals were registered in the BenishnagulGumuz Region (Assosa) while the Gambella Region reported no new registrations during the reporting period. In Gambella, 175 individuals, including 24 who missed the last relocation convoy, have signed up to relocate to Gure-Shembola camp (Assosa) in the next convoy.
New national policy helps refugees legally document life events, including births, deaths, marriages and divorces.
73,857 South Sudanese refugees have been registered in Ethiopia since 1 January. The majority have reportedly fled conflicts.
Refugees in Addis Ababa continue to be L3 registered. This will allow them to better access rights in line with the NY Declaration.
Update On Achievements
Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 889,071registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 October 2017.
Since January 2017, 103,263 refugees arrived in Ethiopia, mainly from South Sudan (over 73,000), Eritrea (over. 20,700) and Somalia (over 6,600).
Ethiopia is a pilot country for the CRRF and works closely with Government and partners to improve the lives of refugees and host communities.
Juba, 21 November 2017: The conflict coupled with the country's worsening economic crisis have more than doubled the cost of delivering water, sanitation and hygiene services. Lack of access to clean water and sanitation is a public health concern in South Sudan.
National CCCM Cluster
In alignment with the CCCM cluster 2018/2019 Strategy, the cluster through its partners finalized and completed its submission to OCHA for the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan for South Sudan
PoCAA: In order to enhance site layout and access within the camp, CCCM dismantled 18 illegal structures constructed along camp roads.
Decongestion exercise continued with a relocation of 31 households (170 individuals).