- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 47 | 16 – 22 Nov 2015
- IPC: Sudan Acute Food Insecurity Situation Overview (Sep- Nov 2015)
- FAO GIEWS Country Brief: Sudan 11 Nov 2015
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- 2015 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan 2015
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2015 PDF XLS
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Addis Ababa and Cairo, 1 December 2015: The General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS) and the Commission of the African Union (AU) met on 30 November 2015 at the Headquarters of the LAS in Cairo, and held extensive consultations on political, peace and security issues of mutual interest. The delegation of the LAS was led by its SecretaryGeneral,
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A prominent Sudanese civil society think tank holds Khartoum accountable for the failure of the last round of negotiations with the main Sudanese rebel movements in Addis Ababa.
On 23 November, the AU High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) announced the suspension of negotiations between the Government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) on the Two Areas, and between the Government and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and the Sudan Liberation Movement led by Minni Minawi (SLM-MM) on Darfur.
More than 3,000 Sudanese refugees in Jordan complain of the dire conditions they are living in.
The Jordanian newspaper El Ghad reported on Monday that during the last two weeks, the more than 3,000 Sudanese refugees in Jordanian refugee camps are suffering from the cold and rain that floods their tents, as well as an outbreak of diseases, in particular among children.
The Sudanese refugees regularly protest in front of the UNHCR’s offices to demand more aid. One of them told France24 in October that “Very few Sudanese refugees are aided by the UNHCR.
The Voluntary Work Commission of Khartoum state will transport about "160,000 South Sudanese refugees" out of the capital as soon as possible.
Mohamed Mustafa Sennari, the head of the Commission, said at a press conference in Khartoum on Sunday that the refugees will be relocated to production areas in El Gezira and El Gedaref states, instead of relying on aid assistance provided by the UN.
Khartoum (30 November 2015) - The UN Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights, Mr. Idriss Jazairy, after his eight-day visit to Khartoum, delivered the following statement:
Snapshot 25 November–1 December 2015
Cameroon: New data indicate that 158,316 people are internally displaced – this is 65,000 more than the previous estimate. The vast majority have been displaced by Boko Haram-related violence, with fewer than 15% displaced by flooding and other natural disasters. Movement stays within Far North region, and Logone-et-Chari hosts around 60% of all IDPs.
KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today three generous contributions totalling GB£17.5 million (approximately US$26.5 million) from UK aid through the government of the United Kingdom to support WFP operations in Sudan.
The three contributions will help WFP assist South Sudanese people who have fled to Sudan, WFP’s cash and food vouchers programme in Darfur and the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS).
As of 30 November, the funding gap of the UN-coordinated inter-agency appeals is US$10.2 billion which means that 51 per cent of the required funds remain unmet.
During November, newly reported contributions to FTS totalled $241.3 million for humanitarian response: $68.4 million for South Sudan, $27.9 million for Iraq, and $13.3 million for Lebanon. So far in 2015, $2.2 billion in pledges remain outstanding.
Poor pasture conditions prompted distress sales of livestock in eastern Sudan
IHH has constructed 74 more houses to find a solutiion to the housing problem for refugees who are living in poor makeshift tents at refugee camps in Darfur.
Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Monday 11/30/2015 - 09:34 GMT
by Tom Little
Among the simmering pots and sizzling grills of a Khartoum kitchen, Umm Mohammed has escaped from the thunderous shelling that forced her to flee Aleppo, joining a growing number of Syrians finding an unlikely shelter in Sudan.
The 50-year-old now cooks Middle Eastern dishes in the Hawa Kitchen in Khartoum along with 24 others on a project to support Syrians who have arrived since 2011.
• Over 4 million children vaccinated against polio through Sudan’s national immunization campaign.
• Pastoral families in Darfur, West and South Kordofan, Kassala, Red Sea and Gedaref states are at risk of livestock losses due to poor pastures caused by low rains.
• National campaign combating child marriage in Sudan launched on 25 November.
• In 2015, an estimated 31,000 people have been affected by floods in Sudan.
National polio vaccination campaign reaches 4 million children in Sudan
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The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attack last night by unknown assailants on the residence of the Ngok Dinka Paramount Chief in Abyei town, during which one Ethiopian peacekeeper from the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and a young girl were killed. At least three civilians were also wounded.