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South Sudan: South Sudan Crisis - Regional Impact Situation Report #61, 27 July 2015

27 July 2015 - 6:52am
Source: World Food Programme Country: Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda

Highlights

  • WFP requires USD 109 million for the next six months to meet refugee needs in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda.

  • Food stocks are stretched and WFP requires immediate contributions, particularly in Kenya and Sudan. In Kenya, WFP started 30 percent rations cuts in the second round of June distributions. Without new contributions, rations may be reduced further in the coming months. In Sudan, WFP is likely to face pipeline breaks in the coming months if additional funding is not available.

  • In Ethiopia, UN agencies are working with the Government and NGO partners to support preparedness interventions for possible disease outbreaks during the rainy season.

Kenya: UNHCR Kenya Factsheet - June 2015

27 July 2015 - 5:24am
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda

Highlights

  • 15,590 Identified unaccompanied minors
  • 12 Households provided with cash grants in year 2014
  • 188,120 NFIs distributed since January
  • 531 Shelters distributed since January

Kenya: Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Kenya - Statistical summary as of 30-Jun-15

27 July 2015 - 5:20am
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda

Kenya: Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Kenya (as of June 2015)

27 July 2015 - 5:17am
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan

South Sudan: South Sudan Situation: Regional Overview as of 22 July 2015

27 July 2015 - 1:21am
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda

South Sudan Situation: UNHCR Regional Update 71 (18 – 24 July 2015)

Sudan: The Government of Norway contributes US$ 6.6 million to the Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund for 2015 [EN/AR]

26 July 2015 - 4:53am
Source: UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sudan Country: Norway, Sudan

Khartoum, 26 July 2015. The Government of Norway has contributed US $6.6 million to the 2015 Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF). Norway has been a committed and a major donor to the Sudan CHF since its inception in 2006.

“Norway is concerned about the humanitarian situation in Sudan,” said Norway’s ambassador to Sudan, Morten Aasland. “We are particularly concerned because the number of people in need of assistance is increasing. Continued conflict in Darfur has forced tens of thousands of families to flee their homes and villages, and they need help. Norway is therefore pleased to support the Common Humanitarian Fund, together with other donors. While needs are on the rise, the available humanitarian funding for Sudan has been decreasing over the last few years. We are seeing a record number of refugees and humanitarian urgencies around the world, and therefore pressure on funding for humanitarian needs worldwide.”

With limited funding available for humanitarian action in Sudan, the Humanitarian Response Plan 2015 targets some 5.4 million people in the greatest need of life-saving humanitarian assistance. The Sudan CHF has further prioritised humanitarian activities, in view of the critical funding gaps across life-saving sectors, to target the most vulnerable people and locations. This is in addition to supporting a coordinated, inclusive, effective and principled humanitarian response in the country.

“The humanitarian community in Sudan, including partners and donors alike, are driven by the principle of humanity to protect life and health and ensure respect for human beings,” said Adnan Khan, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan a.i. “Predictable funding such as Norway’s contribution helps CHF partners maintain their humanitarian response capacity to the most vulnerable people.”

The Sudan CHF is a multi-donor pooled fund that assists the timely allocation and disbursement of funds to Sudan’s most critical humanitarian needs. In 2015, the Sudan CHF has allocated funding to international and national NGOs and UN Agencies to enable them to implement urgent and life-saving projects.

United Republic of Tanzania: Burundian Refugees in Tanzania - Daily Statistics (23 Jul 2015)

25 July 2015 - 5:44pm
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania: Burundian Refugees in Tanzania - Daily Statistics (24 Jul 2015)

25 July 2015 - 5:42pm
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania

South Sudan: South Sudan Situation: UNHCR Regional Update 71 (18 – 24 July 2015)

24 July 2015 - 10:18am
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In Central Equatoria State 1,138 cholera cases (including 38 deaths) have been reported in Juba County since 1 June. No refugee camps are affected at the time of reporting.

  • “The sanctity of life should be paramount and everything should be done to protect civilians from risk and fear of death from violence in South Sudan”, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Stephen O'Brien, said at the Juba Protection of Civilians (POC) site on 22 July 2015 - accompanied by the new Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Mr. Eugene Owusu.

Sudan: Sinnar State takes precautionary measures to prevent spread of cholera from the State of South Sudan

24 July 2015 - 3:05am
Source: Sudanese News Agency Country: South Sudan, Sudan

Singa, July.22 (SUNA) - Minister of Health of Sinnar state, DR. Mohammed Abdulgader Al-Mamoun has announced that his ministry has taken the necessary measure to prevent the spread of cholera , in the state from the State of South Sudan, by establishing quarantine in Daly and Al-Mazmoum locality which neighboring South Sudan.

The Minister stressed that all the newcomers from the State of South Sudan will undergo medical check ups before entering the state to avoid the spread of the disease in the state.

The minister affirmed that the health of the citizens of the state tops his ministry's priorities.

Sudan: Khartoum state approves a SDG 630 million for water sector rehabilitation emergency plan

24 July 2015 - 2:57am
Source: Sudanese News Agency Country: Sudan

Khartoum, 22 July (SUNA) - The Khartoum State Council of Ministers, headed by the governor, Gen. Abdul Rahim Mohamed Hussein, on Wednesday approved the Khartoum state emergency plan for the fiscal August 2015-2016, and he medium term plan for August 2015-2018, as presented by the Minister for Infrastructures, Dr Ahmed Gasim.

The emergency plan tackles the sustainable projects as well as rehabilitation and upgrading of the standing stations, and digging of news water well in less than six months, at the cost of 630 million pounds.

The Minister's medium term plan for the period August 2015-August 2018 consist of the establishment of new Nile stations, securing pumping units along with transporting lines and new networks at the cost over 340 million us dollars while the transporting networks' cost is put at 400 million Sudanese pounds.

The minister said the quantity of produced water stands at 1,500,000 cubic meters a day while the actual need is 2000,000 cubic meters a day.

He said the consumption for cast for the coming three years is put at 2,250,000 cubic meters a day, with the standing deficit of 32%of the actual need.

The Khartoum state governor, Gen Abdul Rahim, has stressed that the Khartoum state cannot alone resolve the water shortage problem and that there is a need for the intervention of the federal government in the process.

He stressed that by implementing this programme the government of Khartoum would be able to secure the water need by next summer.

World: Global Weather Hazards Summary July 24 - 30, 2015

23 July 2015 - 11:38pm
Source: Famine Early Warning System Network, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Country: Belize, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Mali, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Togo, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, World

Increased rainfall unlikely to overcome deficits in Central America, Hispaniola, and parts of West Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. A slightly delayed start to the season with sporadic light rains in recent weeks has resulted in abnormal dryness for Gambia and central areas of Senegal. Dry ground conditions have led to delayed planting and have negatively impacted livestock health.

  2. A delayed onset of the rainy season, followed by poorly-distributed rainfall, has led to abnormal dryness across Burkina Faso, the central and northern parts of Ghana, Togo, and Benin, western and southern Niger, and northern Nigeria. The lack of rainfall over the past several weeks has already delayed planting and negatively affected cropping activities over many local areas.

  3. Infrequent and light rains since the beginning of the season have led to insufficient rainfall accumulations for southern portions of Chad, including the Batha, Biltine, and Ouaddai regions. Rainfall levels between 5 and 50% of normal has already led to decreased soil moisture and poor vegetation conditions.

  4. A delayed onset and lack of rainfall has resulted in abnormal dryness across extreme western portions of Ethiopia, western Eritrea, and eastern Sudan. The most impacted states in Sudan are Gadaref, Sinar, and Blue Nile, including important agricultural regions where planting is being delayed.

Sudan: Sudan: White Nile State - Refugee sites hosting new arrivals from South Sudan | 15 December 2013 - 22 July 2015

23 July 2015 - 11:10pm
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: South Sudan, Sudan

Sudan: Sudan: Arrivals from South Sudan | 15 December 2013 - 22 July 2015

23 July 2015 - 11:08pm
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: South Sudan, Sudan

Yemen: Yemen Crisis: IOM Regional Response - Situation Report, 23 July 2015

23 July 2015 - 1:14pm
Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Highlights

  • Following heavy shelling in Aden on 20 July, IOM increased water trucking services to provide an additional 49,000 liters of water to the MSF-operated hospital, a health center, and a water point that serves an estimated 600 IDP households in Crater district. IDPs in Al-Mansoora, Buraquiah and Dar Sa’ad received shelter and NFI support from IOM, Aden. © IOM 2015 (Photo: IOM Yemen)

  • In Al-Dhale’e governorate, 6,400 individuals are benefitting from IOM’s daily trucking services to Al Nasr Hospital and other community tanks located in Dhale’e city and Dhabyat area.

  • As of 22 July, over 46,000 people have arrived in Djibouti and Somalia from Yemen.

Yemen: Yemen Crisis Response: Evacuation and Cross-Border Movements (as of 23 July 2015)

23 July 2015 - 1:08pm
Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

World: Displacement related to disasters worldwide in 2014

23 July 2015 - 9:32am
Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Country: Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Chile, China, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan, World

Global Estimates 2015 - People displaced by disasters

Sudan: Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 29 | 13 – 19 July 2015 [EN/AR]

23 July 2015 - 8:24am
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Italy, South Sudan, Sudan

HIGHLIGHTS

• Authorities and aid organisations working to ensure sufficient prevention and response measures are in place for acute watery diarrhoea (AWD)/cholera.

• Inter-tribal fighting in Al Sunta locality, South Darfur, has claimed the lives of dozens of tribesmen and left many injured, according to UNAMID.

• In South Kordofan, over 600 people whose homes were damaged by heavy rains and floods are in need of assistance.

• In West Darfur, aid organisations are undertaking rainy season preparedness activities.

Sudan: Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 29 | 13 – 19 July 2015

23 July 2015 - 8:24am
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Italy, South Sudan, Sudan

HIGHLIGHTS

• Authorities and aid organisations working to ensure sufficient prevention and response measures are in place for acute watery diarrhoea (AWD)/cholera.

• Inter-tribal fighting in Al Sunta locality, South Darfur, has claimed the lives of dozens of tribesmen and left many injured, according to UNAMID.

• In South Kordofan, over 600 people whose homes were damaged by heavy rains and floods are in need of assistance.

• In West Darfur, aid organisations are undertaking rainy season preparedness activities.

United Republic of Tanzania: Burundian Refugees in Tanzania - Daily Statistics (21 Jul 2015)

23 July 2015 - 1:52am
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania