Appeals & Response Plans
- South Sudan: Rift Valley Fever Outbreak - Dec 2017
- 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
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- South Sudan: Thousands of men, women and children caught between the frontlines are unable to reach essential food, water and healthcare
- South Sudanese peace talks in Ethiopia extended in the hope warring parties can reach agreement
- South Sudan suffering on ‘almost unimaginable scale’, warns UN relief chief
- South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 5 | 23 May 2018
- Urgent action needed to prevent famine in South Sudan - OXFAM
Women and girls received sanitary materials.
Classrooms for Soba Secondary School in Ajuong Thok camp completed.
Refugees verified in Upper Nile.
INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN
Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 May 2018.
IDPs in South Sudan including 203,723 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 24 May 2018
(MissionNewswire) The One Hundred Village Schools project launched in South Sudan in 2012 by the Salesian missionary office Don Bosco Nanum, based in Seoul, South Korea, has been a great success. To date, 74 elementary schools have been built and nearly 15,000 children have been impacted. These children are now engaged in education and gaining the foundational skills needed for higher learning.
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.
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.
• 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.
1,287 Refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger as part of the ETM (Emergency Transit Mechanism) from November 2017 – May 2018
2,036 Persons profiled by UNHCR in Agadez seeking asylum within the mix migration flow
13,900 Persons internally displaced in the Tillaberi region
The key situations include:
Twelve-year-old Emmanuel is a student at Illuhum school in Torit, a region to the east of the capital Juba, in South Sudan. Because of his disability, his mother used to carry him to school on her back, before going to work as a coal seller. A heavy burden on her, it also made life difficult for Emmanuel, who was often late for school.
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
FACTS & FIGURES
7.1 million people in need of assistance
3 million internally displaced people Nearly 1 million refugees, including 770 000 South Sudanese
5.5 million people at crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity 2.3 million acutely malnourished children
(sources: UNOCHA & UNHCR)
EU Humanitarian funding: €46 million in 2017
Mary Maker - who was a refugee herself - gave a passionate speech to an audience watching at Kakuma camp in Kenya and online.
A refugee-turned-teacher told a worldwide audience she wants to inspire young people who are going through the same experience.
Mary Maker - who fled from the South Sudan conflict - was one of the speakers at the first ever TEDx event to be held in a refugee camp.
• 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.
South Sudan Humanitarian Fund After Action Review Report
- Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering over 920,262 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 May 2018.
- In the first five months of 2018, 29,211 refugees arrived in Ethiopia, including 4,436 in May. They include 2,157 refugees from South Sudan and 2,094 from Eritrea.
- The Government of Ethiopia, humanitarian and development actors and UNHCR concluded regional CRRF launches with ceremonies in Gambella, Mekelle, Jijiga and Semera.
- 17,851 South Sudanese refugees have been registered in Ethiopia since the beginning of year. 2,157 during May.
- 50,000 refugees have been registered in BIMS. This will enable UNHCR and partners to expand increasingly targeted forms of assistance to persons of concern.
Regional CRRF Launches
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.
Bentiu protection of civilian (PoC) site was established in December 2013 with 113,310 people seeking protection in the site. Humanitarian partners and UNMISS are working together with the community to improve the living condition in the PoC area.
Current priority needs
- Coordinating with Health and WASH to address Hepatitis E outbreak.
- Coordinating with all stakeholders to address service obstruction in the PoC.
- Road repairs in anticipation of the rainy season.
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.
Executive Summary & Recommendations