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18 Jul 2018 description

2014 Camp opened in 2014

15 lt Litres of water distributed per person per day

Refugee Central Committee in place to address multi-sectorial issues

62% Of the population is under the age of 18

All refugees Individually registered with ration cards

Education Schools are opened and run by Plan International Permanent primary and early childhood schools are available, including CFS and Youth Centre

OVERVIEW

18 Jul 2018 description

2015 Camp opened in 2014

15 lt Litres of water distributed per person per day

Refugee Central Committee in place to address multi-sectorial issues

62% Of the population is under the age of 18

All refugees Individually registered with ration cards

Education Schools are opened and run by Plan International Permanent primary and early childhood schools are available, including CFS and Youth Centre

OVERVIEW

18 Jul 2018 description

OVERVIEW

The Okugo Refugee Camp is located in the southern part of Gambella region, Western Ethiopia, and hosts South Sudanese refugees of whom majority come from Jonglei state fleeing ethnic conflict. The main ethnic groups are Agnuak (59), Murle 38%) and others (3%). The refugees are mainly farmers and pastoralists.

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

16 Jul 2018 description

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan, REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hardto-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.

11 Jul 2018 description

During the month of June 2018, 8,729 persons from South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi and other countries, arrived in Uganda—the majority from DRC. The humanitarian situation remains unpredictable in South Sudan, DRC and Burundi.

Refugees from South Sudan report fleeing primarily out of fear of being killed by fighters from either side of the conflict inside the country, while those from DRC report inter-ethnic clashes and fears related to the upcoming elections.

11 Jul 2018 description

2,000
Refugees and IDPs received nonfood items during the reporting period.

2,470
Refugee children and adolescents attended child friendly spaces and skill learning activities in Upper Nile during the reporting period

9,000
Tree seedlings potted in Upper Nile during the reporting period

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

297,150
Refugees in South Sudan as of 30 June 2018.

07 Jul 2018 description

Egypt remains a destination and transit country for refugees and asylumseekers, most of whom live in urban areas.

Currently, 228,941 refugees and asylum-seekers of 58 different nationalities are registered with UNHCR Egypt. More than half of them are from Syria.

UNHCR registers and documents refugees and asylum-seekers and facilitates their access to basic services, such as health and education.

Working with Partners

07 Jul 2018 description

Egypt remains a destination and transit country for refugees and asylumseekers, most of whom live in urban areas.

Currently, 227,077 refugees and asylum-seekers of 58 different nationalities are registered with UNHCR Egypt. More than half of them are from Syria.

9,711 people have registered with UNHCR Egypt since the beginning of 2018; 4,641 registered in March and April.

Updates

06 Jul 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

Summary

This profile provides a monthly overview of the humanitarian situation in Kaya camp, including infrastructure, WASH infrastructure, water access, and recent assessments. Information on standards was provided by UNHCR, based upon household nutrition surveys and operational reports. REACH collected GPS data points between 1 and 31 March to create the maps. Profiles for Doro, Gendrassa and Yusif Batil accompany this profile.

06 Jul 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

Summary

This profile provides a monthly overview of the humanitarian situation in Doro camp, including infrastructure, WASH infrastructure, water access, and recent assessments. Information on standards was provided by UNHCR, based upon household nutrition surveys and operational reports. REACH collected GPS data points between 1 and 31 March to create the maps. Profiles for Gendrassa, Yusif Batil and Kaya accompany this profile.

06 Jul 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

Summary

This profile provides a monthly overview of the humanitarian situation in Gendrassa camp, including infrastructure, WASH infrastructure, water access, and recent assessments. Information on standards was provided by UNHCR, based upon household nutrition surveys and operational reports. REACH collected GPS data points between 1 and 31 March to create the maps. Profiles for Doro, Yusif Batil and Kaya accompany this profile.

03 Jul 2018 description

In brief:

This regional CBCM ToT was conducted from 3rd to 8th June 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It hosted 23 participants from 6 countries: Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda and Yemen.

28 Jun 2018 description
infographic World Food Programme

OVERVIEW

Total 89 million has been requested by 58 partners for CASH programming in South Sudan in 2018.

27 Jun 2018 description

For comment and questions Samuel M Zewdu, UNHCR Livelihood Officer Email: zewdus@gmail.com

Context

27 Jun 2018 description

150,000+ Refugees and IDPs received core relief items in May

78,000+ Refugee verified in Upper Nile in May.

21,000+ Refugees received their ID cards in Upper Nile in May.

Working with Partners in 2018

  • UNHCR works closely with the Government of South Sudan to deliver assistance and protection services to refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs).

26 Jun 2018 description
  • 534.108 réfugiés en RDC.
  • 99,3% des réfugiés en RDC vivent dans des zones rurales.
  • 772.052 réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.

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