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23 May 2018 description
report Start Network

A global fund that provides rapid humanitarian aid for overlooked crises, is marking the second anniversary of the World Humanitarian Summit by sharing the impact of its 4th year, through its new annual report released today.

The Start Fund fills a critical gap in humanitarian financing. It pools funding from donors for immediate release for underfunded small to medium scale crises, spikes in chronic humanitarian crises, and to act in anticipation of impending crises.

18 May 2018 description
report World Vision

Key Messages

  • Education: All states in South Sudan are grappling with quality education service delivery. With adult illiteracy at 27 per cent, a UN report said it is the highest in the world.
    Support on education that promotes access and retention reinforces will improve the quality of primary education.
    Creating interest in education and improving performance at all level is a factor of so many ingredients including creating a safe and protective learning environment.

17 May 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

CONTEXT AND METHODOLOGY

Kapoeta town is located in Kapoeta South County, Eastern Equatoria State, near Eastern Equatoria South Sudan’s border with Kenya. Since the beginning of the crisis in South Sudan in December 2013, Kapoeta town has been the gateway through which most internally displaced persons (IDPs) have passed on their way to refugee camps in Kenya.

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

01 May 2018 description

Background

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in support of the World Food Programme (WFP) and other partners, conducted a biometric registration (BMR) exercise in Greater Mayom from 21 January to 18 March 2018 covering ten different registration centres. The team processed a total of 137,538 individuals corresponding to 47,707 households.

23 Apr 2018 description

In 2017, you did something amazing.

By supporting UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, you delivered assistance to families who have been forced to flee war or persecution in their time of greatest need. Thanks to you, we made sure that they received shelter, essential supplies such as blankets and kitchen supplies, food, clean water, and access to vital services. Together, we also helped to protect their rights and give them a safe place to call home.

23 Apr 2018 description

by Stefanie Glinski | @stephglinski | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Monday, 23 April 2018 00:00 GMT

Disabilities caused by conflict are on the rise as violence has spread throughout the country, killing tens of thousands.

JUBA, April 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Benson Mubarak saw his maths teacher enter the classroom in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, when everything suddenly went black. The confused 15-year-old asked his friends, "What happened? Why is everything dark?"

But nothing had changed. Mubarak had become blind.

19 Apr 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

CONTEXT AND METHODOLOGY

Kapoeta town is located in Kapoeta South County, Eastern Equatoria State, near Eastern Equatoria South Sudan’s border with Kenya. Since the beginning of the crisis in South Sudan in December 2013, Kapoeta town has been the gateway through which most internally displaced persons (IDPs) have passed on their way to refugee camps in Kenya.

16 Apr 2018 description

UNHCR and WFP appeal for urgent support to provide food to refugees in Ethiopia. Without it, ration cuts will drastically impact the integrity of refugees across the country.

14,668 South Sudanese refugees have been registered in Ethiopia since the beginning of year.

1,589 vital events certificates have been issued to refugees since the launch of the vital events registration policy in October 2017.

12 Apr 2018 description

Our ability to provide humanitarian assistance in a timely manner is highly dependent on knowledge of the human mobility trends and patterns. Humanitarian actors and national authorities require operational and actionable information on the location and composition of the affected population in order to deliver services and respond to needs in a timely manner.

06 Apr 2018 description

6,397 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Uganda during the month of March, at an average daily rate of 208, bringing the total number to 1,053,598.

Refugees report fleeing primarily out of fear of being killed by fighters from either side of the conflict inside South Sudan. Other reasons of flight include, hunger and lack of social services.

Despite the ceasefire agreement signed in December 2017 between the warring parties in South Sudan, the humanitarian situation remains unpredictable.

Operational Context

06 Apr 2018 description

Question

What are the experiences of people with disabilities living in South Sudan (covering their prevalence, attitudes towards them, the barriers and challenges they face, and their responses to these challenges)? Where possible identify evidence gaps.

Summary

23 Mar 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

CONTEXT AND METHODOLOGY

Kapoeta town is located in Kapoeta South County, Eastern Equatoria State, near South Sudan’s border with the Kenya. Since the beginning of the crisis in South Sudan in December 2013, Kapoeta town has been the gateway through which most internally displaced persons (IDPs) have passed on their way to refugee camps in Kenya.

23 Mar 2018 description

Overview of the South Sudan situation

2.18 million
People internally displaced and non- South Sudanese refugees in South Sudan*
2.4 million
South Sudanese refugees hosted in neighbouring countries**
85%
Of South Sudanese refugees are women and children
7
Countries covered in this Appeal

*As of end December 2017: source HCT / UNHCR
**As of end December 2017: source UNHCR

23 Mar 2018 description
report World Vision

Key messages

• Centrality of protection: The protection crisis is the primary force behind rising hunger and malnutrition.
Trends continue to show that food insecurity rises wherever significant and/or prolonged violent conflict occurs. Intensified violence was most present in central Greater Bahr el Ghazal.