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05 May 2016 description
report Sudan Tribune

May 4, 2016 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has provided $ 10 million to the government of Sudan in support to the Syrian refugees who fled war in their country to Sudan.

On Wednesday, UNHCR Representative in Sudan, Mohamed Adar, met senior officials at the Ministry of Interior and Sudanese Commission of Refugees. After the meeting he stated he handed over the international support for the over 100,000 Syrian refugees.

05 May 2016 description

3 May 2016 To: African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR)

ACHPR Commissioner on the Human Rights Situation in Sudan, Mr Lawrence Mute

Government of Sudan

UN Human Rights Council

UN Independent Expert on the situation of Human Rights in Sudan, Mr Aristide Nononsi

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Mr. Maina Kiai

cc: African Union Peace and Security Council

UN Security Council

Re. Open Letter concerning excessive use of force by Sudanese authorities

05 May 2016 description

Port Sudan, Sudan | AFP | Thursday 5/5/2016 - 10:21 GMT

by Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali

Dockers began unloading tens of thousands of tonnes of food from a US aid ship on Thursday destined for war-torn areas of Sudan, an AFP correspondent reported.

The bulk carrier Liberty Grace docked in Port Sudan on the Red Sea coast with a cargo of 47,500 tonnes of sorghum, a staple food in Sudan.

Dozens of stevedores were unloading the shipment onto waiting trucks.

05 May 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

Sudanese Air Force Antonov and MiG aircraft have continued to bomb and strafe residential areas in the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan for the third day in a row.

In a statement to Radio Dabanga, the military spokesman for the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), Arnu Ngutulu Lodi, says that on Monday, an Antonov attacked a residential area in Hieban town with four high-explosive barrel bombs.

The raid wounded two civilians, Musa Kona (22) and Samia Adam (21).

05 May 2016 description

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the decision by Sudan’s National Council for Press and Publications in late April to prohibit 15 journalists from working for their newspapers. RSF urges the Sudanese authorities to rescind the ban, which is an act of censorship and a grave violation of freedom of information in a country where the media are constantly hounded.

Already the repeated targets of harassment, newspaper owners issued dismissal notices to the journalists concerned after receiving threatening letters from the Council.

05 May 2016 description

In March 2016, fighting in Western Bahr el-Ghazal continued to forced thousands to flee their homes in and around Wau. In Gette payam, Jur River County, more than 5,000 IDPs are reported to be living in makeshift structures in four newly establish settlements after fleeing fighting in the border area between Bessilia and Gette payams during the month. In Jonglei, inter-communal fighting in Pochalla North and South counties from 21 to 31 March left thousands of people estimated to be displaced and in need of humanitarian assistance.

04 May 2016 description

Delivered 3 May 2016, in New York

Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,

Last Wednesday, airstrikes obliterated Al Quds Hospital in Aleppo.

They blew apart at least 50 men, women and children.

It killed one of the last remaining paediatricians in the city.

A murderous airstrike.

There were almost 300 airstrikes in Aleppo over the last 10 days. Civilians, often in crowds, were repeatedly struck.

What are individuals in wars today? Expendable commodities, dead or alive.

Patients and doctors are legitimate targets.

04 May 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

6,289 Refugees registered since the outbreak of the crisis

2,570 Registered females.

2,350 Registered children and adolescents.

PRIORITIES

  • Ensure protection of refugees and asylum seekers and provide assistance.

  • Provide documents to refugees.

  • Work with the government to ensure access to territory and freedom of movement.

  • Continue to develop the infrastructure at Markazi camp.

04 May 2016 description

Chad faces a number of simultaneous and inter-connected humanitarian crises in a broader context of chronic vulnerability.Insecurity in the region has caused significant population movement from neighbouring countries (Sudan, CAR, Nigeria) as well as internal displacement. Meanwhile, millions are affected by food insecurity and malnutrition, especially in the Sahel belt. In terms of health, the prevalence of some epidemics persists (measles, malaria). Lastly, recurrent natural disasters such as droughts and flooding are exacerbated by the El Nino phenomenon.

04 May 2016 description

Le Tchad fait face à des crises humanitaires multiples et interconnectées, dans un contexte de vulnérabilités chroniques. L’instabilité sécuritaire a entrainé d’importants mouvements de population en provenance des pays voisins (Soudan, RCA, Nigeria) ainsi que des déplacements internes. Des millions de personnes sont touchées par l’insécurité alimentaire et la malnutrition, en particulier dans la bande sahélienne. Sur le plan sanitaire, la prévalence de certaines épidémies persiste (rougeole, paludisme).

04 May 2016 description

Paris, France | AFP | mercredi 04/05/2016 - 07:37 GMT |

Les forces de police ont investi mercredi matin un lycée en travaux dans le nord-est de Paris pour évacuer les migrants qui l'occupent depuis près de deux semaines, une opération marquée par des heurts.

Le lycée avait été investi dans la nuit du 21 au 22 avril par 150 migrants, notamment afghans, yéménites, soudanais, érythréens et somaliens, venant d'un campement sauvage où vivaient plus de 1.600 personnes sous une ligne de métro aérien.

03 May 2016 description

Building more resilient livelihoods is increasingly recognized as one of the most powerful means to mitigate and prevent food security crises. Since 2008, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, together with other key partners, has been pioneering resilience measurement and analysis with respect to food insecurity through the Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA-I) model, developed by the FAO Resilience Analysis and Policies (RAP) team.

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Khartoum, 3 May 2016. The United Nations Secretary-General is holding the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May in Istanbul, Turkey. The Summit will bring the global community together to reaffirm their solidarity with people affected by crises and their collective commitment to humanity.

03 May 2016 description
  • As of 30 April, global funding requirements to meet the needs of 89 million people across 39 countries through humanitarian response plans and appeals for 2016 amount to over US$20.3 billion. About $3.8 billion in funding has been received so far, leaving a shortfall of $16.5 billion. With the emergence of new humanitarian crises, global financial requirements have increased by around 2 per cent in the first trimester of the year.