UNHCR coordinated the shelter and relief response for 15,000 people. Meanwhile, coalition-affiliated forces continued an offensive against extremist elements in the southern governorates.
While the number of new South Sudanese arrivals in Sudan in 2016 is 75 per cent more than 39,622 arrivals registered during the same period last year, the level of funding provided is significantly lower.
The humanitarian situation for millions of Syrians across the region remains distressing and dire. Some 6.5 million are internally displaced, while some five million seek refuge elsewhere.
Humanitarian agencies on the ground in Iraq warn that civilians in Fallujah are at extreme risk. At least 50,000 people are thought to still be in the city, unable to flee.