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14 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The number of new arrivals from South Sudan increased to a daily average of 245 arrivals in May 2018, compared to 170 in April. In addition, around 1,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continue to arrive in Uganda every week.

14 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The Government of Ethiopia and humanitarian partners released their humanitarian funding priorities for the next six months, asking for US$280.4 million for immediate support in all sectors, prioritizing internally displaced people.

  • Ethiopia has increased its preparedness level to avoid the importation of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) following the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

12 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• On 17 May, 210 children were released from the pro-Machar SPLA-iO and National Salvation Front (NSF) in Pibor. This represents the third release in 2018, bringing the total number of children released from armed forces/groups and supported with reintegration services in 2018 to 806.

11 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

2.6 million children in need

5.5 million people # of people who need Humanitarian Assistance (Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2018)

960,000 children internally displaced

2 million people # of internally displaced people (Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2018)

470,836 South Sudanese refugee children

771,862 people # of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan in total

08 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Over the last weeks, heavy rains have led to significant flooding across 40 out of 47 counties in Kenya, resulting in infrastructure damage and displacing 291,171 people.

• A total of 28,935 severely malnourished children and 64,503 moderately malnourished children were admitted for treatment from 1 January to 30 April 2018.

• Over 123,400 people in flood-affected counties benefitted from temporary access to safe water and 24,400 people from the distribution of NFIs.

08 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Education Cluster

South Sudan Humanitarian Fund After Action Review Report

06 Jun 2018 description

Refugee hosting districts in Uganda still lack basic services like water, sanitation and shelter

KAMPALA – 6 June 2018 - People living in Uganda’s refugee hosting districts – both people from host communities and refugees - are deprived of basic services like water, sanitation and shelter.

05 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, 4 June 2018 – This are the prepared remarks of UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's joint press briefing with H.E. Mr Olof Skoog, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations, at UNICEF Headquarters.

“I have recently returned from a trip to Mali with the Secretary General, where children are suffering in silence, and are the missing face of the crisis.

25 May 2018 description

*Proportion of assessed settlements that reported access to the preferred water source has not been possible due to safety fears (according to REACH AOK data)

25 May 2018 description

*Proportion of assessed settlements that reported no one used a latrine (according to REACH AOK data)

25 May 2018 description

*Proportion of assessed settlements that reported the major health problem was malaria (according to REACH AoK data)

25 May 2018 description

*Proportion of assessed settlements that reported there was a borehole present (according to REACH AoK data)

25 May 2018 description

*Proportion of assessed settlements that reported the accessible borehole was not functional (according to REACH AoK data)

25 May 2018 description

*Proportion of assessed settlements that reported the major health problem was typhoid, cholera or diarrhoea (according to REACH AoK data)

25 May 2018 description

*Proportion of assessed settlements that reported preferred water source is available during both wet and dry seasons (according to REACH AOK data)

25 May 2018 description

*Proportion of assessed settlements that reported animals consume the same source of drinking water as people (according to REACH AoK data)