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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- Leaders work to end conflicts in Great Lakes region
- River convoy reaches isolated areas in Ulang, South Sudan, saving millions of dollars on costly airdrops
Maban County is located in Upper Nile State in the North East of the Republic of South Sudan (RSS). The refugee caseload is composed of Sudanese fleeing from the conflict in Blue Nile State, residing in four camps: Doro, Yusuf Batil, Gendrassa and Kaya (previously Jamam). The region is a semi-arid desert with sparse vegetation and no surface water. The climate is harsh with extreme temperatures during the dry season and flooding at the rainy season.
Yida refugee settlement and Ajuong Thok refugee camp are located in Pariang County of Unity State in South Sudan. The refugees are from South Kordofan State of the neighbouring Sudan where there is ongoing fighting between the rebel group Sudan People’s Liberation Army – North (SPLA-N) and the Sudan government’s Sudan Armed Forces (SAF). At the time of the survey, the refugee population at Yida refugee settlement was 69,920 while Ajuong Thok had a population of 31,265.
The Inter-Cluster Working Group (ICWG) in Juba and Bentiu conducted an Initial Rapid Need Assessment (IRNA) team to Mankien in Mayom County from 20-23 February 2015 to assess the humanitarian situation in the area. The team consisted of a thirteen-person UN and INGO team with participants from various humanitarian organisations, representing 8 clusters (Education, FSL, GBV, Health, NFI&ES, Nutrition, Protection, WASH). The team was received by representatives of the SSRRC, and INGO partners working in Mankien.
An Inter-Agency Rapid Assessment of host community populations in the vicinity of Yida Refugee Camp was undertaken over four days from 12 to 14 February in order to address existing gaps in knowledge regarding the number, location and humanitarian needs of host community populations in the area.