UNHCR South Sudan Factsheet - February 2016

Report
from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 29 Feb 2016 View Original

HIGHLIGHTS

2,400 IDP families received NFIs and shelter materials in Mingkaman

1,218 Sudanese refugees arrived in South Sudan from South Kordofan and Blue Nile

502 Sudanese refugees were relocated from Yei town to Lasu settlement

502 Refugees and locals underwent cataract surgery at Maban County Hospital

Unity State: At Pamir, UNHCR partner UNOPS completed 14 km of internal roads while UNHCR successfully drilled three of the four boreholes planned for the new refugee camp.

Upper Nile: Following the violence inside the Protection of Civilians site in Malakal on 17 and 18 February, UNHCR and protection partners immediately established a child protection desk to facilitate reunification of children as well as a confidential clinic space for Sexual and Gender-­‐Based Violence (SGBV) response.

Upper Nile: On 24 February, the Norwegian Ambassador, Tone Tinnes, inaugurated the new hybrid solar energy plant in Maban’s Kaya camp, serving nearly 24,000 refugees and their host community.

Central Equatoria: On 19 February, the Commission for Refugee Affairs with the support of UNHCR launched the South Sudan Eligibility Committee, responsible, inter alia, for considering applications for refugee status.