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Inter-agency Mission Report - El Ferdous, East Darfur, 29 Oct 2016

Subject/Objective: 

1. Monitor water supply situation

2. Verify reports of new arrivals of South Sudanese refugees from South Darfur, assess their condition as well as potential further influx

Methodology: 

- Meetings and discussions with community leaders and partners on the ground
- Observation

Key findings: 

- Malaria is the most prevalent disease but there has been a dramatic reduction in cases over the past week.
- UNHCR-WES arrangement for water trucking expired on
26 October and consequently water trucking stopped. Refugees are currently fetch water from ponds near the camp.
- Refugees have constructed ad hoc shelters with locally available materials and plastic sheeting.

Assessment Report: 
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Assessment Questionnaire: 
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Assessment Data: 
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Operations(s)/Webspace(s): 
Assessment Date(s): 
29 Oct 2016
Status: 
Report completed
Population Type(s): 
Other
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Participating Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
World Health Organization
Government of Sudan - Humanitarian Aid Commission
Government of Sudan - Water and Environmental Sanitation
Sudanese Red Crescent Society
Location(s): 
El Ferdous