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16 Aug 2019 description
report Save the Children

Kapoeta, South Sudan - Women humanitarians in South Sudan are not only the frontline workers putting their lives on the line to save others but doing whatever it takes to reach the ‘hard to reach areas.

16 Aug 2019 description

In Numbers

6.96 million people facing acute food insecurity from May to July 2019 (IPC)

2.1 million acutely malnourished women and children (HRP)

2.7 million people assisted by WFP in June 2019 1.83 million internally displaced people (OCHA)

2.31 million South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR) 202,776 seeking shelter with the UN (UNMISS)

Highlights

15 Aug 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The 19 August is World Humanitarian Day – this year it honours Women Humanitarians

  • Fighting triggers new displacement in Maiwut,
    Upper Nile

  • 22,000 internally displaced people from Wau PoC site returned to Wau town and other locations since 2018

  • Malaria cases increased as rainy season intensified across South Sudan

  • High-level delegation led by the Humanitarian Coordinator visits Yei to see Ebola preparedness and response efforts

14 Aug 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Health actors in South Sudan scale up EVD preparedness efforts near DRC and Uganda borders

  • Escalated insecurity hinders humanitarian access in Central Equatoria

  • FEWS NET projects Crisis and Emergency levels of acute food insecurity will persist through January

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

14 Aug 2019 description

Hundreds of thousands of people in South Sudan will receive lifesaving food and water thanks to new UK aid

Minister for Africa, Andrew Stephenson announced an extra £18 million of UK aid on his first visit in his new role, which will be given to trusted partners to help vulnerable families in desperate need.

There are currently 7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and nearly 2 million people on the brink of famine in South Sudan, where food insecurity is at its worst level in the past 8 years.

14 Aug 2019 description

15,600+ Refugees families received solar lantern in an effort to reduce cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)

4,000+ Refugees received mosquito nets in Unity

2,800+ Refugees received information on the available services for and various aspects of SGBV

REFUGEE RESPONSE

PROTECTION

Achievements and Impact

Unity

13 Aug 2019 description

REPORT BY H.E AMB. LT. GEN AUGOSTINO S.K. NJOROGE (Rtd), INTERIM CHAIRPERSON OF RJMEC ON THE STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE REVITALISED AGREEMENT ON THE RESOLUTION OF THE CONFLICT IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH SUDAN FOR THE PERIOD (1st April to 30th June 2019)

Executive Summary

11 Aug 2019 description
report Sudan Tribune

August 11, 2019 (JUBA) – A delegation from South Africa visited South Sudan on Thursday and donated food items for the vulnerable households affected by the civil war in the Africa’s youngest nation.

According to the Presidential Press Unit, the team, led by South Africa’s deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Candith Mashego Dlamini met South Sudan’s Minister for the Presidency, Mayiik Ayii Deng at State House.

Among food items donated to South Sudan were 130,000 units each of Sorghum, beans, cooking oil, and salt for 130,000 households.

09 Aug 2019 description

South Africa has donated over R100 million worth of humanitarian assistance to the Republic of South Sudan.

International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Candith Mashego-Dlamini officially handed-over the humanitarian assistance in the South Sudanese capital - Juba on Thursday.

“We are here not only to pledge solidarity but to tangibly demonstrate our support through humanitarian assistance.

“This assistance package is valued at over R100 000 000,”said the Deputy Minister.

09 Aug 2019 description

Juba – The conflict in South Sudan has caused immeasurable suffering. In the past six years, international observers have estimated 400,000 people have died. Today, at least 4.1 million people remain displaced—two million within the country—having fled their homes in search of safety.

Now, South Sudan is showing signs of recovery.

08 Aug 2019 description

6 grants administered during the reporting period

4 I/NNGOs trained on financial reporting

5 supportive monitoring visits conducted

Overview

08 Aug 2019 description

50 Health and social workers trained in Care for Victims of Trafficking in Juba and Yambio

20 members of the South Sudan National Aliens Committee/National Coordination Mechanism participated in Training on Human Trafficking

10 members of the Integrated Border Management Committee (IBMC) of Nimule border participated in a benchmarking visit

Benchmarking visit to OSBPs in Uganda

08 Aug 2019 description

427 persons attending protection, GBV and PSEA capacity building - 288 men and 112 women

9 women attending capacity building for targeted protection assistance

3,560 persons reached with GBV awareness messages through dialogues and dramas

Overview

08 Aug 2019 description

271 metric tons of items transported for preposition and response

96% of the total requested items delivered within 15 days

103 pipeline requests honoured and processed

3 Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) conducted