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22 Jun 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 40,944 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through the first 171 days of 2018. That total compares to 84,675 at this time last year, and over 215,997 at this time in 2016.

21 Jun 2018 description

Overview

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) manages the common pipeline for the Shelter and NFI Cluster by procuring, transporting and storing stocks throughout South Sudan. Supplies are accessible to Cluster partners ensuring sectorial coverage of the current and future needs more efficiently.

20 Jun 2018 description

Context

The Wau PoC area adjacent to UNMISS was established in June 2016, following violence in Site location and around Wau town, making it the most recently established PoC in South Sudan. In April 2017, an outbreak of violence resulted in a major influx, at which point IOM conducted an exercise to biometric register IDPs for food assistance, which recorded the population at 39,156. As of May 2018, the population now stands at 20,373.

20 Jun 2018 description

Background

The Wau collective sites were established in June 2016 following violent clashes in and around Wau town. Currently there are four Collective Centers, Cathedral, Nazareth, Lokoloko and St. Joseph. Since then the protection centres have been protecting thousands of people. A fifth collective site, ECS was established in February 2017 hosting IDPs mainly from Jur River following clashes in the area. In April 2017, all IDPs were evicted from ECS and the site closed, with some IDPs being moved to Masna, 7km south of Wau town.

19 Jun 2018 description

Juba – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Africa Development Aid delivered much-needed shelter and household items to more than 10,200 returnees, internally displaced persons and the communities hosting them in Tonga, an isolated area of South Sudan’s Upper Nile region, last week.

The distribution followed an assessment conducted in May, which found that thousands were in need, with many households recently returning to Tonga after fleeing violence between Government and opposition forces in April 2017.

19 Jun 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 40,073 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through the first 24 weeks of 2018.

That total compares to 80,683 at this time last year, and over 215,000 at this time in 2016.

06 Jun 2018 description

By Eva Mach

Jun 6 2018 (IOM) - Global migration figures are certainly striking. If current patterns continue, the number of international migrants in the world could surpass 400m by 2050, up from 244m currently, while an estimated 740m are internal migrants (within countries).

06 Jun 2018 description

Overview

The two-year strategy for CCCM is intended to guide the Cluster interventions in South Sudan for the years 2018 and 2019. The strategy is a collective outcome of ideas from a number of stakeholders including agencies offering direct camp management, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) (Return, Reintegration and Protection- RRP, and Civil Affairs Division- CAD, as well as other Clusters within the humanitarian coordination architecture in the country.

30 May 2018 description

In March 2018, IOM Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) assisted the last of 7,902 households to move into their improved shelter, thus completing the final relocation of the Wau site rehabilitation.

The operation, carried out through the coordinated efforts of IOM CCCM, S/NFI and WASH units alongside humanitarian partners,

UNMISS stakeholders, and community members, succeeded in ensuring dignified living conditions for 35,303 IDPs, achieving:

• An orderly site designed for safety and mobility;

30 May 2018 description

Context

The Wau PoC area adjacent to UNMISS was established in June 2016, following violence in and around Wau town, making it the most recently established PoC in South Sudan. In April 2017, an outbreak of violence resulted in a major inux, at which point IOM conducted an exercise to biometric register IDPs for food assistance, which recorded the population at 39,156. As of March 2018, the population now stands at 22,579.

30 May 2018 description

Background

The Wau collective sites were established in June 2016 following violent clashes in and around Wau town. Currently there are four Collective Centers, Cathedral, Nazareth, Lokoloko and St. Joseph. Since then the protection centres have been protecting thousands of people. A fifth collective site, ECS was established in February 2017 hosting IDPs mainly from Jur River following clashes in the area. In April 2017, all IDPs were evicted from ECS and the site closed, with some IDPs being moved to Masna, 7km south of Wau town.

30 May 2018 description

Overview

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have been sheltering at the Bentiu protection of civilian (PoC) site since December 2013. There are currently 113,310 IDPs seeking protection in the site. Humanitarian partners and UNMISS are working with the communities to improve the living conditions in the site.