Appeals & Response Plans
- Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2018
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Tanzania: Earthquake - Sept 2016
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- Uganda: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Uganda: Measles Outbreak - Aug 2013
- Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - May 2013
- Uganda: Floods - May 2013
- Uganda: Marburg Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Uganda: Ebola Outbreak - Jul 2012
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Caritas has launched a Global Week of Action for migrants and refugees as Pope Francis appeals for those forced from their homes.
Caritas organisations around the world have kicked off a week of special events and shared meals to promote the strengthening of relationships between migrants & refugees and communities as part of the two-year Share the Journey campaign. (See map for some of the places organising meals and activities).
309,000 refugees living in camps in Tanzania
70,000 smallholder farmers to be assisted through Farm to Market Alliance
29,000 pregnant and nursing women and children under the age of two supported with food distributions and nutrition sensitization
US$58.4 m six months (JuneNovember 2018) net funding requirements
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PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR DECEMBER 2018
The number of new arrivals from South Sudan increased to a daily average of 245 arrivals in May 2018, compared to 170 in April. In addition, around 1,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continue to arrive in Uganda every week.
Nearly 84,000 Congolese have fled to neighboring Uganda to date in 2018
Continued FAW infestations could reduce harvests in eastern DRC
USG, relief organizations respond to Ebola outbreak in northwestern DRC
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
Average 2018B crop production despite significant pulse losses due to excess moisture
Widespread floods in April resulting in displacement of about 9 600 individuals
Above-average 2018A season output due to favourable weather conditions
Prices of maize declining in recent months to low levels, prices of beans on increase
About 1.67 million people estimated to be severely food insecure, 35 percent less than one year earlier, due to improved crop production
Sensibilisation à la paix et réconciliation : les autorités coutumières de Djugu au centre de l’action.
Plus de 40 000 déplacés de Bule reçoivent une assistance en cash grâce au RRMP.
Aperçu de la situation
Les problèmes liés au pâturage et les répercussions du conflit sur le commerce de bétail contribuent à faire augmenter les souffrances liées à la faim chez les éleveurs ouest-africains
14,424 mt of food assistance distributed
US$ 2 million cash based transfers made
1 million refugees assisted
US$77 m six months (May- October 2018) net funding requirements
1.2 million people assisted in April 2018
• UNHCR’s Global Distribution Tool (GDT) was successfully implemented for WFP’s cash distribution to refugees in Lobule settlement in the West Nile region of the country.
The influx of refugees from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that began in mid-December 2017, following the eruption of interethnic violence in Ituri continues – adding to the influx from North Kivu.
All new arrivals from the DRC are granted refugee status by the Government of Uganda on a prima facie basis. Partners provide reception assistance and relocation to settlements.
The Uganda Operation is currently reviewing the DRC component of the Uganda integrated RRP, based on the new planning figure of 150,000 new refugee arrivals in 2018.
Efforts to assist millions of people fleeing Africa's biggest refugee crisis face a critical funding shortfall of nearly $800 million
By Serena Chaudhry
LONDON, June 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to assist millions of people fleeing South Sudan in Africa's biggest refugee crisis face a critical funding shortfall of nearly $800 million, a top regional United Nations official said on Friday.
Mogadishu, 1 June 2018 – The Ugandan government today donated foodstuff to flood-affected families in Golwayn, in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region.
The lorry-loads of assorted food consisting of rice, wheat flour, sugar, cooking oil and milk, was delivered through the Ugandan AMISOM contingent.
Uganda’s Deputy Ambassador to Somalia, Maj. Gen. Nathan Mugisha flagged off the food convoy.
As of 1 June | Source: DG ECHO
The humanitarian, security and operating conditions continue to deteriorate.
Seven million people, or two-third of the population, are in need of humanitarian assistance.
In April, there were minimal changes in the overall retail prices for staple foods, compared to March. Maize grain price was low by 3%, while prices for sorghum and beans increased by 2% and 3%, respectively;
Generally, the overall retail prices for maize grain, sorghum and beans remained markedly lower than 2017 levels by 42%, 47% and 15%, respectively. Similar trends were seen across all major markets, more so in Abim and Nakapiripirit;