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23 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • 44% of the displaced households were uprooted from Abyei Town in 2011

  • 51% indicate the intention to return within the next 6 months, whereas 21% indicate to leave in more than 6 months, and 28% in more than one year

  • 78% intend to return to their place of the origin or their former habitual residence. Major motives are the challenging living conditions in the place of displacement combined with perceived safety and security in the place of origin / former habitual residence.

19 Feb 2018 description

The flow monitoring component of DTM tracks movement flows of groups and individuals through key points of origin, transit locations and points of destination. The purpose of flow monitoring is to provide regularly updated information on the patterns and trends of population flows and profiles and intentions of IDPs on the move through specific locations. Trained enumerators collect data on two types of movements: i) internal flows within South Sudan and ii) cross-border flows to and from neighboring countries, mainly Sudan and Uganda.

19 Feb 2018 description

The flow monitoring component of DTM tracks movement flows of groups and individuals through key points of origin, transit locations and points of destination. The purpose of flow monitoring is to provide regularly updated information on the patterns and trends of population flows and profiles and intentions of IDPs on the move through specific locations. Trained enumerators collect data on two types of movements: i) internal flows within South Sudan and ii) cross-border flows to and from neighboring countries, mainly Sudan and Uganda.

16 Feb 2018 description

The flow monitoring component of DTM tracks movement flows of groups and individuals through key points of origin, transit locations and points of destination. The purpose of flow monitoring is to provide regularly updated information on the patterns and trends of population flows and profiles and intentions of IDPs on the move through specific locations. Trained enumerators collect data on two types of movements: i) internal flows within South Sudan and ii) cross-border flows to and from neighboring countries, mainly Sudan and Uganda.

15 Feb 2018 description

Nairobi, 15 February 2018- Sometimes, the choices migrants make is dependent on the information, or lack of it, that is available to them. Being informed in a timely and accessible manner remains vital if migrants are to make the right or informed decisions. To ensure this, IOM, the UN Migration Agency has rolled out a mobile app called MigApp to empower migrants in East and Horn of Africa.

09 Feb 2018 description

Background

Standing at an ethnic and linguistic crossroads in the Western Bahr el Ghazal region, Wau town has been the site of large conflict-related displacements since September 2016. The main displacement site, the Wau Protection of Civilians Adjacent Area to the Wau UNMISS base (PoC AA), currently hosts 39,165 registered Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The PoC AA stands as a refuge for civilians fleeing armed conflict in both the neighborhoods of Wau town and the surrounding regions.

09 Feb 2018 description

In Malakal, Upper Nile, IOM is responsible for care and maintenance and site planning of the Malakal Protection of Civilian (PoC) site. During the second half of the year, IOM engineering teams engaged in a range of site infrastructure construction, upkeep, and rehabilitation to ensure the continued hygienic living conditions of IDP residents and the continuation of humanitarian operations.

09 Feb 2018 description

Dignity in Displacement

The Wau PoC site adjacent to the UN Mission in South Sudan (PoC AA) has been a refuge for South Sudanese caught up in large-scale, conflict-driven displacements since June 2016.
Following a large influx of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in April 2017, IOM Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) launched a three-phase decongestion and site rehabilitation operation in order to

• Ensure dignified living conditions;

• Create contingency space for new arrivals;

• Equitably distribute shelter space and

23 Jan 2018 description

KEY FINDINGS

  • 13 out of a total of 52 villages were deserted (25%);

  • 31 out of 52 villages had water points (60%). In five villages these were non-functional;

  • 52 out of 166 assessed water points are non-functional (31%);

  • 1 out of 13 assessed health facilities was not operating;

  • In order to respond to future disease outbreaks, training was considered top priority, followed by support in increased public awareness, transport capacities and refrigeration;

23 Jan 2018 description

South Sudan – Uganda (7 FMPs in Juba, Nimule, Kajo Keji)

  • Demographic data: 7,575 individuals were recorded going to (4,470 ind., 59%) and coming from (3,105 ind., 41%) Uganda. 57 per cent of those entering and 58 per cent of those leaving South Sudan were female. 17 per cent were under the age of five years.

22 Jan 2018 description

The needs of the cluster are solidly linked to displacement as a result of conflict, food insecurity, economic deterioration and to lesser extent, but also, disease outbreak. Populations that are subject to these eventualities will require Shelter/NFI emergency support. The cluster differentiates two contexts: inside of camps, including PoCs and other collective sites, and outside of camps.

19 Jan 2018 description

GENEVA, Jan 19 2018 (IOM) - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for nearly USD 1.4 billion to address the needs of over 80 million people in 50 countries in 2018. These vital funds will support people displaced within the borders of their own countries, migrants, refugees and the communities that host them, people returning to their areas of origin and people experiencing or recovering from conflict and natural disasters.

19 Jan 2018 description

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) and other partners, conducted a biometric registration (BMR) exercise in Koch town between 4 and 10 December 2017. WFP was last able to conduct a registration in early 2016 at which time 12,496 individuals in the area were identified to receive food assistance.

17 Jan 2018 description

IOM conducted flow monitoring at various cross border points, transit areas, PoCs, and IDP Collective sites across South Sudan. During the reporting period, DTM tracked 6,011 individuals (59% female) transiting 13 active Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs). Flow monitoring captures the movement dynamics of the displaced population in the country.

16 Jan 2018 description

Wau – For over a month, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been able to provide consistent primary health care in Greater Baggari, South Sudan, which is an area south of Wau town that had been cut off from assistance for over a year. Improved access in recent months has enabled IOM to reach people living further south with lifesaving assistance.

15 Jan 2018 description

By International Organization for Migration

Helping improve internally displaced people’s living conditions