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17 Jan 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Effects of inter-communal violence that broke out in Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in December 2017; including abductions and killings in North Kivu resulted in mass displacement and flight of Congolese through Uganda’s South-Western border points in Bunagana, Kisoro district and Lake Albert in Hoima district.

16 Jan 2018 description

Key Figures

1,395,146 total refugees and asylum-seekers

  • 1,336,898 bio-metrically registered

  • 58,248 pending bio-metric registration

15 Jan 2018 description

FACTS & FIGURES

3.3 million people are experiencing crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity

1.2 million acutely malnourished children expected in 2018

1 in 7 children dies before age 5

2.1 million internally displaced

Over 870 000 Somali refugees in neighbouring countries (sources: FEWS NET, FSNAU, UNHCR, UNICEF)

EU humanitarian funding: €119 million in 2017

Introduction

15 Jan 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

Before they learned how to make soap, the 30 young adult members of the Kuny-derot group didn’t have many options for earning an income. After three days of soap-making training they received a business start-up kit, and now the South Sudanese refugees have a reliable source of income.

12 Jan 2018 description

242,406
Congolese refugees as of 31 December 2017

46,600
Congolese new arrivals from January to December 2017

9,995
Congolese new arrivals since 1 December 2017

11 Jan 2018 description

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

283,409 Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 December 2017.

1.9 million IDPs in South Sudan including 209,898 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 31 December 2017

US $883.5 million Funding requested by UNHCR for the South Sudan Situation in 2017.

Operational Context

PROTECTION

Achievements and Impact

Unity

10 Jan 2018 description

OVERVIEW

On 18 December 2017 violence escalated in Ituri and Nord Kivu provinces of north-east Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), causing displacement and an increased refugee influx into Uganda. At least 7,185 refugees have crossed into west and southwest Uganda. Refugees are being relocated to Kyangwali settlement and the Malembo C site in Hoima district, and Kyaka II settlement in Kyegegwa district. Cross-sectoral response must be strengthened as humanitarian resources and capacities are strained due to the increase in arrivals.

09 Jan 2018 description

242,406
Congolese refugees as of 31 December 2017

46,600
Congolese new arrivals from January to December 2017

8,915
Congolese new arrivals since 1 December 2017

08 Jan 2018 description
report Uganda Red Cross

As Uganda ranks amongst the top African Countries receiving refugees, humanitarian agencies have had to work harder each day to support the ever growing number of refugees and ensure their well-being. Today, Uganda is home to 1.3 Million refugees from South Sudan, majority being mothers and children.

05 Jan 2018 description
  • 242,406 Congolese refugees as of 31 December 2017
  • 46,600 Congolese new arrivals from January to December 2017
  • 7,091 Congolese new arrivals since 1 December 2017

Highlights

04 Jan 2018 description

Oruchinga settlement, opened as a transit center in 1959 and was officially established as a settlement in 1961, hosts more than 6,900 refugees from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Rwanda. The settlement is not receiving new arrivals, aside from family reunifications, referrals, and protection cases. Although shelter and infrastructure are developed, and the refugees seem to be well integrated with the host community, protection concerns and conflict over land and resources remain a challenge.

Gaps & Challenges

02 Jan 2018 description
  • 231,504 Congolese refugees as of 30 November 2017

  • 43,000 Congolese new arrivals from January to November 2017

  • 6,662 Congolese new arrivals since 1 December 2017

29 Dec 2017 description

231,504

Congolese refugees as of 30 November 2017

43,000

Congolese new arrivals from January to November 2017

6,397

Congolese new arrivals since 1 December 2017

29 Dec 2017 description

Palorinya settlement, established in December 2016, hosts more than 180,000 South Sudanese refugees across 37.58 square kilometers of land. While infrastructure and funding challenges are significant barriers to a more comprehensive response, partners continue to provide essential services and assistance within the settlement.

Gaps & Challenges

15 Dec 2017 description

813 IDPs were assisted to return or relocate to their places of choice from Protection of Civilians site in Bor and Melut

13,200 refugees received ID cards in Upper Nile during the reporting period.

26,623 children screened to determine their nutrition status

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

14 Dec 2017 description

UK government announces £52 million humanitarian package for the people of South Sudan as peace talks begin.

From: Department for International Development and Rory Stewart OBE MP

Minister for Africa Rory Stewart has announced an additional £52 million humanitarian package to help the communities – including refugees and internally displaced people – impacted by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan.