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27 Jul 2016 description
report IRIN

The Sudanese government’s war of attrition in South Kordofan

Tom Rhodes

The people of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan State are accustomed to hardship. Receiving little outside aid, they have managed to farm and survive despite the challenges of a protracted civil war with the Sudanese government. But that could be about to change.

27 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Yemen:
 On 13 June, the Humanitarian Country Team adopted its strategy on the centrality of protection, underlining that protection of affected populations is the responsibility of all humanitarian actors.

Djibouti:
 According to Yemeni refugees in Markazi camp, refugees return to Yemen only to attend urgent family matters. In general, refugees are fully aware that conditions in Yemen are not suitable for sustainable return.

27 Jul 2016 description

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, July 27, 2016) – A Sudanese man who fled war and persecution and was injured in riots in Manus Island in PNG has been secretly deported from Melbourne to Christmas Island.

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26 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • In 2016, WFP Sudan plans to assist 4.6 million affected people, of which 3.9 million reside in Darfur. Thus far, WFP has reached 2.4 million people or 52 percent of the people in need.

  • In June, WFP assisted 1.9 million people with general food assistance and 250,000 children under five and pregnant and nursing women with nutrition assistance.

26 Jul 2016 description
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Message from the Director

26 Jul 2016 description

NEED ANALYSIS

  • Following the end of the fighting between government security forces and armed opposition movements between January and April in the Jebel Marra region, which resulted in large internal displacements, 119,000 people returned to their homes in Jebel Mara, and the Government submitted a request to the humanitarian community for assistance to the returnees to stabilize the returns.

26 Jul 2016 description

Lille, France | AFP | Tuesday 7/26/2016 - 08:02 GMT

An Ethiopian was killed and six other migrants injured when clashes erupted on the outskirts of the migrant camp in France's northern port city of Calais, authorities said Tuesday.

A local government spokesman said migrants from Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia clashed with those from Afghanistan on Monday night, stabbing each other and hitting each other with sticks.

A 37-year-old Ethiopian died after being knifed in the chest, he said.

Police intervened several times in the clashes.

26 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

There is a significant increase in the number of students applying for secondary schools in camps north of Nyala in South Darfur, amid a shortage of schools. New displacement from Jebel Marra seems the main driver.

The camp coordinator of Otash camp told Radio Dabanga on Sunday that Otash has only one secondary school for all children in the camp against at least 15 primary schools. He estimated that more than 90,000 people live in Otash.

25 Jul 2016 description
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Market Highlights

  • The cost of living in South Sudan sustained rising trends during the reporting month. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased in June by 310% year-on-year, the highest in the world and historic ever recorded in the country. The recent fighting in Juba disrupted markets and trade, significantly reducing food availability and consequent remarkable increase in food prices in the capital to as high as 45-80% for legumes, 12-58% for cereals and up to 70-80% for fuel within one week following the cessation of hostilities.

25 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

Two children died of malnutrition on Thursday and many more are in danger among the displaced people taking refuge in the Lobe area, eight kilometres west of Deribat in East Jebel Marra.

About 2,500 people who fled from government attacks on Sorong, Rofta, and Boly in February, are reportedly suffering from difficult humanitarian conditions, with a lack of food and tents. Many of the children are malnourished.

Activists told Radio Dabanga that Hanan Babiker Eisa (8) and Ibrahim Hamid Jaafar (5) are the latest casualties.

23 Jul 2016 description
report Guardian

Simona Foltyn in Kiir Adem

Government in South Sudan appeals to its people to stay, as hunger and violence force many to return to Sudan only five years after independence

To survive, there is no other option but to cross the river back to Sudan, says Ajak Adong, a mother of six, as she cooks a lunch of leaves. It’s all the family has been eating since arriving in the border town of Kiir Adem two months ago.

22 Jul 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

847,964 Total South Sudanese refugees as of 30 June (both pre Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

973,000 Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)

266,916 Refugees in South Sudan

1.69 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan

FUNDING (as of 27 June)

USD 573.4 M Requested by UNHCR for the situation

22 Jul 2016 description
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242,179 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,977 dead/missing
published 07:30 CET 22 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

22 Jul 2016 description

240.884 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.954 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 7/18/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

22 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • Since the beginning of the crisis, IOM has assisted over 73,000 IDPs in Abyan, Aden, Al Dhale’e, Hadhramaut, Hajjah, Lahj, Al Mahrah, Sa’adah, Shabwah, Socotra and Taizz governorates with shelter and non-food item support.

  • In June, 773 migrants living with foster families or hosted at IOM’s Migrant Response Points in Al Hudaydah and Sana’a received daily food assistance from IOM. Since March 2015, IOM has provided nearly 8,000 migrants in Aden, Al Hudaydah, and Sana’a with daily food assistance.

22 Jul 2016 description
report Sudan Tribune

Khartoum, July.21 (SUNA) - The Humanitarian Aid Commissioner General, Ahmed Mohammed Adam has disclosed that the humanitarian in Sudan includes deep issues of displacement, reintegration , repatriation of the internally displaced people and other files that needs that need solutions , especially, the country is currently witnesses new influxes from the State of South Sudan following the recent incidents in that country.

21 Jul 2016 description

July 21st 2016‐ With the generous support of the Government of Canada, IOM Sudan has begun distributing Emergency Shelter/ Non‐Food items (ES/NFI) to 57 of the most vulnerable families whose homes have been completely destroyed in the recent heavy rains and flooding in El Koma locality, North Darfur State.