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
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- South Sudan - Refugees Statistics as of 30 November 2018
- Accessing South Sudan: Humanitarian Aid in a Time of Crisis
SENS was conducted for South Sudanese refugee camps in White Nile State, Sudan to assess the general health and nutrition status of the refugee population, and formulate workable recommendations for appropriate nutritional and public health interventions. Results indicate critical (>15%) global acute malnutrition (GAM) across all camps, with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) above emergency levels (>2%). The findings also point to the wider effects of chronic under-funding for the response, especially for WASH, health and livelihoods assistance.
SENS was conducted for South Sudanese refugees in settlements in South Kordofan State, Sudan to assess the general health and nutrition status of the refugee population, and formulate workable recommendations for appropriate nutritional and public health interventions. Results indicate critical (>15%) global acute malnutrition (GAM), with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) above emergency levels (>2%). The findings also point to the wider effects of chronic under-funding for the response, especially for WASH, health and livelihoods assistance.
Khartoum- 20 June 2018- (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees): On 20 June, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and Sudan’s Commission for Refugees (COR) mark World Refugee Day 2018, to call for solidarity with refugees and other persons of concern. On this occasion, UNHCR would like to commend the historical and continuous hospitality offered by the people and Government of Sudan to the refugees who have been seeking safe haven in the country over the last five decades.
In a joint statement, the IGAD, Troika, and EU partners of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) condemn calls by opposition leaders in South Sudan for a renewal of armed conflict, and call on the government and armed opposition groups to immediately adhere to the permanent ceasefire.
Statement of the IGAD, Troika and EU Partners of JMEC Regarding Calls for Armed Conflict
Weather forecast recorded above normal to normal rainfall in most parts of Sudan especially at southern parts (IGAD).
High prices for major cereals and stability in some States. Sill, It is lower than 2014which represented the highest rates for the last five years.
According to information received early preparations for this season began.
Food security situation ranging from the Phase 1 to phase 3 in some States ( IPC).
In February 2016, HAC commissioner in Ed Deain informed the humanitarian community of the arrival of South Sudanese (SS) in Khor Omer IDP camp in Ed Deain. The arrivals of SS were reported in March 2016 by HAC and SRCS in the different localities of East Darfur State. Due to inaccessibility to these areas, the humanitarian assessment was delayed until 10-11 May 2016.
Estimated areas to be cultivated for season 2016/ 2017 is 42.1 million feddans .
The lean period for this season began in March, unusually due to the impact of El Nino .
Cereal prices curve was higher by 25 per cent compared to the same period of the previous year, while the prices of animals decreased by 20%.
The growing influx of refugees from South Sudan, their number reached 221.322
Nutrition situation: high incidence of malnutrition in some States.
As of 30 July 2015, no cases of cholera or outbreaks of diarrheal diseases are reported in Sudan.
An alert of 10 suspected cases of AWD reported on 29 July 2015 from Al-Shaheed Afendi IDPs camp in Bau locality in Blue Nile State, (12 km south Ed Damazine town), was verified as negative by both the FMOH and WHO. The news aired by Radio Tamazij (Radio Dabanga) on the occurrence of 10 AWD cases was a rumor defuses by the FMOH/WHO verification tests.
This weekly Situation Report reflects the preparedness measures currently ongoing to guard against importation of AWD/Cholera outbreak from the Republic of South Sudan. The initial cases reported in South Sudan were traced back to 18 May 2015 and the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Issuance of this Sit Rep is based on WR and Undersecretary/FMoH recommendations in order to keep all stakeholders on the loop in a proactive manner.
The Joint Technical Committee on the Passage of Humanitarian Assistance from Sudan to South Sudan - comprised of representatives of the Governments of South Sudan, Sudan and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) - is pleased to highlight the progress made in the operation of passage of life-saving food assistance to populations affected by the conflict in South Sudan.
Only 27% of people in Sudan use an improved sanitation facility, while 40% of people in Sudan have no access to an improved water source.
Source: 2010 Sudan Household Health Survey
• 1.4 million IDPs living in Darfur camps are dependent on life-saving water, sanitation and hygiene services. The need for these services may increase because of new IDPs, due to conflicts in Darfur.
• Need for new or improved water, sanitation and hygiene services for 200,000 returnees (IDPs and refugees) in their areas of origin in Darfur.
Over 40,000 people of South Sudanese origin are stranded at departure points in and around Khartoum, often living in very poor conditions.
• An estimated 40,000 people of South Sudanese origin are living in open areas in and around Khartoum, waiting to travel to South Sudan. Many have been there for more than two years and are living in poor conditions.
• A further 3,500 people of South Sudanese origin are in a similar position living at Kosti railway station and have had no or little access to basic services for two years.
In support of on-going IDP and refugee returns and reintegration in Darfur, the Protection Sector will maintain efforts to ensure respect for the principles of voluntary, safe and dignified returns as well as local integration.
• New displacements are on-going in Darfur and the border areas, with limited presence of protection-focused actors to address current abuses and prevent further ones.
Many people who are returning to the South Sudan are facing difficult and bad situations due to the slow motion in the transport process. In this context AL Ranak town on the border between the North and South Sudan received more than 14.000 returnees plus others who are waiting to go back home . The returnees called the international organizations and the government of South Sudan to interfere so that they can settle with their families in the South .