Sudan: Population Dashboard – Refugees from South Sudan (as of 31 August 2019)

Total number of refugees 858,854

UNHCR/COR registered refugees 425,776

IPP registered & unregistered 433,078

Total arrivals in 2019 15,074

Total arrivals in August 2019 316

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

South Sudan Joint Market Monitoring Initiative (JMMI) 1-7 August 2019

Introduction

In an effort to inform cash-based interventions and better understand market dynamics in South Sudan, the Joint Market Monitoring Initiative (JMMI) was created by the South Sudan Cash Working Group (CWG) in August 2019. The initiative is guided by …

Four cholera cases confirmed in Sudan, three die of acute watery diarrhoea

At least four cases of cholera have been confirmed in Sudan’s Blue Nile state and three people with acute watery diarrhoea have died, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday,

The ministry said it had identified 37 people with acute watery …

Cholera outbreak in Blue Nile State, South of Sudan

Sudan has reported four confirmed cases of cholera and three deaths from acute diarrhea in the Blue Nile State, which is undergoing an armed rebellion in the south of the country.

The Health Ministry said Minister Akram Altoum had earlier …

UNICEF backpacks used as a haunting symbol to call for greater protection of children living in conflict

As children in many parts of the world return to school, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a haunting installation on Sunday that displays 3,758 school backpacks as headstones to illustrate the grave scale of child deaths in conflict …

UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Groups, Pages and forums.

Following months of discussions between WHO …

Weekly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update Update 35: (26 August – 01 September 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEW

WASH

? The GBV Assistant conducted Safety audits in the PoEs in Kerwa, Pure, Khorijho and Salia Musala as part of activities to streamline GBV in the EVD/WASH programming. The audit revealed among others some potential GBV risks …