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20 Jun 2018 description
  • During the month of May 2018, 11,466 persons from South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi and other countries, arrived in Uganda—the majority from South Sudan.

  • 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 violence related to the upcoming elections as main reason for departure.

19 Jun 2018 description

LIATILE PUTSOA

Indian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan are helping to restore peace and security in the Jonglei region town of Akobo, in the north-east of South Sudan.

“Business is good, we are going to Ethiopia by boat to bring in the goods,” said Tharjiath Duel, a local businessman who sells sugar and oil. “We are very happy to see UNMISS here,” he added.

19 Jun 2018 description

15,500+
Women and girls received sanitary materials.

10
Classrooms for Soba Secondary School in Ajuong Thok camp completed.

11,000+
Refugees verified in Upper Nile.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

295,933
Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 May 2018.

1.74 million
IDPs in South Sudan including 203,723 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 24 May 2018

13 Jun 2018 description

As countries integrate the SDGs into their domestic development priorities and plans, the value which South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSC/TrC) initiatives can potentially add to efforts intended to end poverty, achieve gender equality, and support sustained and inclusive economic growth seems to be widely underestimated.

12 Jun 2018 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 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

Operational Context

The key situations include:

07 Jun 2018 description
  • 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.
04 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION

  • After more than four years of civil conflict, South Sudan remains one of the most food-insecure countries in the world. The IPC Technical Working Group reported that 5.3 million people required food assistance in January, up 40 percent from the same time last year. The humanitarian community expects food security to deteriorate through at least July 2018, as widespread conflict continues to displace communities, disrupt livelihood activities and impede humanitarian access to vulnerable populations.

30 May 2018 description
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MEMO - Sahel Window
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MEMO - Horn of Africa Window

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 29 May 2018

The EU continues to deliver on its commitments to assist vulnerable migrants and refugees and address root causes of irregular migration. The new support measures in the Sahel/ Lake Chad region and the Horn of Africa will foster stability, jobs and growth, especially for young people and vulnerable groups.

28 May 2018 description

149,000+
Refugees and IDPs received material support during the reporting period across South Sudan.

10,000+
Refugee children received polio vaccination in Upper Nile during the reporting period.

800+
New arrival refugees registered in Unity during the reporting period.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

296,748
Refugees in South Sudan as of 30 April 2018.

25 May 2018 description
report DanChurchAid

1.1 Project Background

World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have made a strategic decision to transition from material aid support to refugees to cash based transfers. This is driven by the increasing cost of delivering food and material aid. Close to US$12,000,000 is spent monthly on food distribution. The decision is supported by research that shows that beneficiaries make smart spending decisions that mitigate against food insecurity.

25 May 2018 description

In 2018, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in South Sudan must respond to the highest levels of food insecurity ever recorded in the country. To address this challenge, FAO revised its multiyear Emergency Livelihood Response Programme (ELRP) to enable rapid food production among the most vulnerable communities, protect their livelihoods and reduce dependency on humanitarian aid while building their resilience.

25 May 2018 description
report European Commission

EU EMERGENCY TRUST FUND FOR AFRICA

TRUST FUND FOR STABILITY AND ADDRESSING ROOT CAUSES OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION AND DISPLACED PERSONS IN AFRICA

24 May 2018 description

2,472,625*: Total South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 31 April(pre- and post-Dec 2013 caseload)

10,274*: South Sudanese refugee arrivals in April, based on field reports as of 30 April

296,748: Refugees in South Sudan and 1.76 million IDPs including 202,154 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites.

KEY FIGURES

63% of the South Sudanese refugee population are children (under the age of 18 years old)

23 May 2018 description
  • As of 31 March 2018, Ethiopia hosts 916,678 refugees and asylum seekers within its borders, including the more than 22,000 who arrived during the first quarter of 2018.
  • The Government of Ethiopia has committed to address the concerns of refugees, including a pledge to grant local integration to those who have lived in the country for 20 years and above.
17 May 2018 description
  • 185,624: Number of refugees registered in Kakuma camp and Kalobeyei settlement as at 30 April 2018.
  • 4,157: Number of new arrivals with heightened protection needs registered in 2018.
  • 3,160: Number of Somali refugees assisted to return to Somalia since February 2016

Update on Achievements

Highlights

15 May 2018 description

1,037,898 SOUTH SUDAN SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEES IN UGANDA (DEC 2017)

US $674 M REQUIRED IN UGANDA IN 2017

34% FUNDING RECEIVED (DEC 2017)

82 RRRP PARTNERS IN UGANDA

SITUATION OVERVIEW

In 2017, some 354,556 new refugees from South Sudan sought safety in Uganda, citing fears of sexual and physical violence, political uncertainty, forced recruitment of children, looting and food insecurity as reasons for fleeing their country of origin.

15 May 2018 description

772,715 SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES IN SUDAN (31 DEC 2017)

US$221.7 M REQUIRED IN SUDAN IN 2017

32% FUNDING RECEIVED (31 DEC 2017)

19 RRRP PARTNERS IN SUDAN

SITUATION OVERVIEW

In 2017, 195,599 South Sudanese refugees newly arrived in Sudan, the highest number of arrivals in one year since the start of the conflict in South Sudan in December 2013. This far exceeds the original planning figure in 2017 of 60,000 new refugee arrivals.

15 May 2018 description

421,867 SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES IN ETHIOPIA (DEC 2017)

US$313.6M REQUIRED IN ETHIOPIA IN 2017

18% FUNDING RECEIVED (DEC 2017)

24 RRRP PARTNERS IN ETHIOPIA

SITUATION OVERVIEW

15 May 2018 description

2,058 SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEES IN CAR (DEC 2017)

US $13.8 M REQUIRED IN CAR IN 2017

3% FUNDING RECEIVED (DEC 2017)

2 RRRP PARTNERS IN CAR

SITUATION OVERVIEW

As of 31 December 2017, the Central African Republic (CAR) hosted 2,058 South Sudanese refugees, the majority in Obo, Haut Mbomou prefecture.

15 May 2018 description

88, 970 SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES IN DRC (DEC 2017)

US$72.0 M REQUIRED IN DRC IN 2017

9% FUNDING RECEIVED (DEC 2017)

4 RRRP PARTNERS IN DRC

SITUATION OVERVIEW