Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 15 (15 – 21 April 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEW? Active screening on going in 13 Points of Entry (PoE) sites: Yei airstrip, Yei SSRRC, Tokori, Lasu, Kaya, Bazi, Salia Musala, Okaba, Khor Kaya (along Busia Uganda Border), Pure, Kerwa, Khorijo and Birigo? IOM Hygiene Promoters successfully conducted EVD preparedness and prevention training for 9 volunteer health and hygiene promoters (5 male and 4 female) in Lasu Payam? IOM repaired two roofs damaged by heavy wind at the…

WFP Sudan Country Brief, March 2019

In Numbers2.1 m people assisted in March 201913,628 mt of food assistance distributedUS$ 3,375,877 cash-based transfers madeUS$ 65.9 m six months (April-September 2019) net funding requirementsOperational UpdatesFollowing the success of the first hybrid multipurpose cash distribution to refugees in February, the second cash distribution cycle was undertaken in late March in East Darfur.In line with the global data-sharing agreement between WFP and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),…

WHO provides life-saving health care to meet the urgent health needs of an internally displaced community in Rokon County, South Sudan

Juba � The World Health Organization (WHO) emergency medical mobile team (EMMT) in collaboration with the Jubek State Ministry of Health and partners, supported the provision of the much-needed integrated essential lifesaving health care services to over 5 000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Dulamaya Boma in Rokon County, Jubek State from 8 � 14 April 2019. This was in a bid to fulfil the recommendations of the initial rapid…

South Sudan Humanitarian Fund Quarterly Dashboard January-March 2019

During the first quarter of 2019, the South Sudan Humanitarian Fund received contributions from Sweden (US$5.4 million), Ireland ($4.5 million), Denmark ($3.8 million) and Australia ($2.8 million), adding to the $51.6 million carried forward from 2018 and accrued interest.The first standard allocation of the year provided $34.4 million to address people's highest priority needs under the roll-out of the 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan, which seeks $1.5 billion to reach 5.7…

In Post-Bashir Sudan, Calls Grow Louder for Civilian Rule

Sudanese activists were holding nationwide protests on Tuesday to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month.Railway workers and other protesters gathered in Atbara, the northern transport hub where the uprising began in December, and traveled by train to the capital to join tens of thousands outside the military headquarters in Khartoum, where protesters have kept up…

South Sudan: Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster Monthly Situation Report | 1-31 March 2019

SITE UPDATESNational CCCM Cluster National CCCM Cluster facilitated updates to site contingency plans for respective PoCs in coordination with CCCM Cluster State Focal Persons.Wau In collaboration with partners, conducted a low key assessment/consultations with community in PoCAA and local authorities to gauge perceptions on return to Deim Zubeir. Also, supported partners' efforts in relocating IDPs from PoC 1 to Mayendit, Ganyiel, Nyal and Malakal, Pagak Constructed 3 footbridges and repaired…

SHELTER / NFI Cluster Strategy 2019-2020 South Sudan

OverviewThe two-year Shelter / NFI Cluster strategy for South Sudan is intended to guide interventions for shelter cluster members until the end of 2020. It recognizes that contexts across South Sudan are both changeable and highly specific, with unique needs per location.The strategy has been developed with the inputs of other stakeholders including other clusters and partners.It recognizes that shelter assistance will increasingly need to be conducted in close coordination…

UNHCR Position on returns to South Sudan – Update II

April 20191. This position supersedes and replaces UNHCR's April 2015 Position on Returns to South Sudan � Update IIntroduction2. Since the signature of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) on 11 September 2018,the permanent ceasefire is being upheld in most parts of the country and there is a marked reduction in violence.Nevertheless, conflict remains and egregious human rights violations continue…