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South Sudan: South Sudan Situation Report,18 April 2019

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: South Sudan

HIGHLIGHTS

More than 75,000 children to receive education in emergency services
Nearly 20,000 people received Yellow Fever vaccine in Sakura, Nzara County
Food insec...

South Sudan: South Sudan: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 31 March 2019)

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: South Sudan

SITUATION OVERVIEW

In March, inter-agency teams responded to humanitarian needs across the country. Notably, they reached Mugwo County in Central Equatoria and Koch, ...

Renovation of Upper Nile University underway

The war-ravaged Upper Nile University will be renovated by the UNDP soon. This is according to the minister of higher education, Yien Oral. The public university was not spared when the conflict escalated to Malakal in 2014, with valuables looted and buildings destroyed. As a result, the school was temporarily transferred to Juba, where it […]

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Public universities to reopen after receiving partial funding

Public universities are expected to re-open next week or so after receiving two months’ operational costs. This is according to the minister of higher education, science and technology – Yien Oral. “They will operate soon. For the last weeks, the universities’ administrations have been paid two months’ operational fees,” he told reporters in Juba. He […]

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South Sudan: UNHCR South Sudan Factsheet – March 2019

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan

44,000+ Refugees and IDPs received relief packages across South Sudan during the reporting period.

18,000+ Refugee children were vaccinated against Polio during the first round of National Immunization days in Upper Nile and Unity.

2,500+ Solar lanterns were distributed to female headed households and persons at risk in Unity.

Working with Partners in 2019

  • UNHCR works closely with the Government of South Sudan to deliver assistance and protection services to refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs).

  • In the refugee response, the main government counterparts are the Ministry of Interior and the Commission for Refugee Affairs (CRA). Implementing partners in 2019 are: Action Africa Help International (AAHI), Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA), Association of Christian Resource Organisation Serving Sudan (ACROSS), Agence d'Aide à la Coopération Technique et au Développement (ACTED), CARE International, Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Humanitarian Development Consortium (HDC), International Medical Corps (IMC), International Rescue Committee (IRC), Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Relief International (RI), Samaritan’s Purse (SP), Save the Children International (SCI), United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), and World Vision International (WVI).

  • In the IDP response, the main government counterpart is the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC). Implementing partners in 2019 are: Action Africa Help International (AAHI), United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Humanity & Inclusion (HI), Humanitarian Development Consortium (HDC), INTERSOS, Nile Hope, Hope Restoration (HRSS), Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) and Women Development Group (WDG), IsraAID, and International Rescue Committee (IRC).

  • Within the Inter-Agency Cluster System for IDP response, UNHCR in South Sudan is the Protection Cluster Lead (with NRC co-lead), Co-Lead of the CCCM Cluster along with IOM and ACTED, and undertakes active participation in the Shelter/NFI Cluster.

  • On the prevention of statelessness, UNHCR’s main counterpart is the Directorate of Nationality, Passports, and Immigration (DNPI).

  • UNHCR maintains operational partnerships with CAFOD, Caritas, Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB), FAO, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), MEDAIR, Médecins Sans Frontières (France, Belgium, Swiss, Holland), Mentor Initiative, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), OXFAM, REACH, UNAIDS, UNOCHA, UN-Habitat, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNIDO, UNMAS, UNMISS, WFP, WHO, Women for Women International and UN Women.

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