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13 Dec 2018 description

PEOPLE IN NEED 7.1M

PEOPLE TARGETED 5.7M

REQUIREMENTS (US$) 1.5B

NUMBER OF HUMANITARIAN PARTNERS 183 (11 UN, 67 INGOs, 105 LNGOs)

FOREWORD BY THE HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR

13 Dec 2018 description

(Juba, 13 December 2018): The humanitarian community in South Sudan has today launched an appeal for US$1.5 billion to provide urgent and life-saving assistance to 5.7 million people affected by conflict, hunger and displacement.

Alain Noudéhou, the Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, said: “As we prepare to enter 2019, South Sudan remains in the grip of a serious humanitarian crisis. The cumulative effects of years of conflict and violence against civilians has destroyed people’s homes and livelihoods.

13 Dec 2018 description

Introduction

World Humanitarian Data and Trends presents global- and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance. Its purpose is to consolidate this information and present it in an accessible way, providing policymakers, researchers and humanitarian practitioners with an evidence base to support humanitarian policy decisions and provide context for operational decisions.

13 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

JUBA, South Sudan, December 13, 2018 – Fifteen thousand children remain separated from their families or missing, five years after conflict first broke out in South Sudan. More than four million people have been uprooted by the fighting, the majority of them children. Since the conflict began UNICEF and partners have reunited close to 6,000 children with their parents or caregivers.

12 Dec 2018 description

Situation Update

The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. By using proven public health measures as well as new tools at hand (immunization and therapeutics), WHO remains confident the outbreak can be contained and brought to an end, despite multifaceted challenges.

12 Dec 2018 description

Summary

This profile provides a quarterly overview of the humanitarian situation in Ajuong Thok camp, including general infrastructure, WASH infrastructure and water access. Information on the camp overview and demographics was provided by UNHCR, while NGOs provided information on services. REACH collected GPS data points between 1 and 31 August, 2018 to create the maps. A profile for Pamir accompanies this profile.

12 Dec 2018 description

Summary

This profile provides a quarterly overview of the humanitarian situation in Pamir camp, including general infrastructure, WASH infrastructure and water access. Information on the camp overview and demographics was provided by UNHCR, while NGOs provided information on services. REACH collected GPS data points between 1 and 31 August, 2018 to create the maps. A profile for Ajuong Thok accompanies this profile.

12 Dec 2018 description

11 December 2018

A series of special projects funded by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan are improving the lives of communities across the country by providing access to clean water, education and healthcare, safe houses for vulnerable women, and strengthening the justice system to hold perpetrators of sexual violence to account.

11 Dec 2018 description

Weekly picks

Pakistan

Nineteen districts in Sindh and 11 districts in Balochistan province are facing moderate to severe drought with below average rainfall from June to November. The lack of water puts agriculture and livestock at risk.

There is no data on the amount of people affected by drought. Over 600 children have died this year in drought-hit Thar, Sindh province due to contaminated water and malnutrition. Health and livelihood concerns are high.

11 Dec 2018 description

Foreword

In 2018, the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) drastically worsened, spreading to previously unaffected areas and impacting the Great Lakes region. The ongoing conflicts across much of eastern and central DRC continue to cause significant displacement, damage to property and tragic loss of human life.

11 Dec 2018 description

Launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2019 and the World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2018

11 Dec 2018 description

KINSHASA, 11 DECEMBRE 2018

Le Haut Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR), en coopération avec 60 partenaires, a publié aujourd’hui deux plans de réponse pour 2019-2020 pour la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) et la région. Pour venir en aide aux réfugiés et aux populations hôtes dans d’autres pays d’asile fortement affectés par les conflits, les partenaires lancent un appel de fonds conjoint de 918 millions de dollars américains pour 2019.

08 Dec 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relief actor records at least 150 GBV cases in Bentiu during a 12-day period

  • UN records two aid worker deaths, 60 humanitarian access incidents in October

  • USAID/FFP partner reaches 2.3 million people with assistance in October

KEY DEVELOPMENTS 

06 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Education Cluster

Overview

From July to September 2018, the Education Cluster provided access to education in emergency (EiE) services to 640,729 children and young people (375,880 boys and young men, 264,849 girls and young women) from internally displaced populations (IDPs) and host communities. This equates to 95 per cent of the annual target for the cluster.

05 Dec 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

Introduction

Following the outbreak of violence in Juba in early 2016, the conflict in South Sudan and especially the Greater Equatoria region (Western, Central and Eastern Equatoria states) escalated. Many areas of Western Equatoria State are largely inaccessible to humanitarian actors due to insecurity. As a result, only limited information is available on the humanitarian situation outside of a few large towns and displacement sites.