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29 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• An increase in the number of new South Sudanese refugees into White Nile State may be expected, according to UNHCR.

• Since 2011, about 100,000 Syrians have arrived in Sudan, mainly in the greater Khartoum area, according to Government estimates.

• An estimated 7,000 new IDPs arrived in Katur village from the Kosa area in Tawilla locality,
North Darfur State, according to the local authorities.

• About 4,000 new Jebel Marra IDPs arrived in Guldo town following hostilities between SAF and SLA-AW.

29 Sep 2016 description

OVERVIEW

From January to end August 2016, the Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocated a total of US$31 million through the first allocation and the Reserve for Emergencies.

The first allocation responded to the needs of new and protracted displacement cases in the Darfur states, South and West Kordofan states and Blue Nile, focused on the mainstreaming of protection in three localities in South Kordofan and supported vital nutrition work in El Nino-affected areas in eastern Sudan. The SHF also supported the ongoing response to refugees in White Nile state.

28 Sep 2016 description
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Khartoum, 28 September 2016. The Government of the United Kingdom has contributed £3 million (US$3.9 million) to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF), a United Nations fund for humanitarian response. This is the UK’s second contribution for 2016, in addition to US$9 million allocated in April 2016.

23 Sep 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• WFP’s cash voucher system enables close to 600,000 IDPs in Darfur to purchase a wide variety of items from local shops.

• An estimated 5,500 to 12,500 people from Western Jebel Marra locality have arrived in Nertiti North IDP camp in Central Darfur State.

• Sudan hosts about a quarter of the 1 million South Sudanese refugees in the region.

• Sudan hosts over 730,000 refugees, asylum seekers and people at the risk of statelessness, according to UNHCR.

Cash vouchers for 220,000 IDPs in Darfur

23 Sep 2016 description

The Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) is a cost-effective way to support humanitarian action in Sudan. Under the direction of the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC), the SHF aims to support the timely allocation and disbursement of donor resources to the most critical humanitarian needs as defined by the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) or any agreed upon strategy by the HC. The SHF provides funding to international and national non–governmental organizations and UN agencies. The SHF receives voluntary donor contributions and supports humanitarian response year–round.

22 Sep 2016 description

Nearly 7 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection in South Sudan and neighboring countries. Since the beginning of the conflict in December 2013, CERF has allocated a total of $203 million.

With CERF support, UN agencies and partners have delivered $88 million worth of live-saving assistance in South Sudan and $115 million to South Sudanese refugees in neighboring countries.

21 Sep 2016 description

Summary

The El Niño weather event has been in a neutral phase since May. Nevertheless, it continues to have a devastating impact on vulnerable people in parts of Eastern and Southern Africa, Asia and the Pacific, the Dry Corridor in Central America, and Haiti in the Caribbean. This event will also cause long term consequences for public health, nutrition, livelihoods, water and sanitation.

20 Sep 2016 description

In August 2016, thousands more civilians in South Sudan were forced to flee their homes due to fighting, mainly in the Equatorias and Unity. In all, about 60,000 people fled South Sudan as refugees to neighbouring countries during August, including nearly 50,000 to Uganda. In Central Equatoria, about 12,100 people were displaced in different locations according to partners' estimates. In Western Bahr El Ghazal, more than 2,500 people newly arrived at collective sites in Wau town, while access outside of the town remained restricted.

19 Sep 2016 description

FOREWORD

From the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator

Sudan continues to face significant and diverse humanitarian needs, both protracted and emerging, and at the end of the year, more than 3 million people remained internally displaced. During 2015, some 359,000 people were newly displaced internally, over 194,000 refugees crossed into Sudan, and many states in Sudan remained above emergency malnutrition thresholds.

17 Sep 2016 description
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Highlights

  • WFP is prepared to provide general food assistance to 101,000 IDPs once the camp profiling exercise starts in Kalma IDP camp.
  • As of 9 September, 2,173 refugees from Khor Omer had moved to the new Kario camp in East Darfur.
  • According to UNHCR, as of 31 August, the total number of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan had exceeded 247,000.

Food distribution and camp profiling in Kalma IDP camp, South Darfur

On 5 September 2016, representatives from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the …

08 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• As of 4 September, 1,544 South Sudanese refugees have been relocated from Khor Omer to Kario camp in East Darfur.

• About 150 new IDPs from Jebel Marra arrived in Hassahissa camp in Zalingei, Central Darfur during August 2016.

• While the Education Sector in Sudan is 38 per cent funded, only $2.8 million (6.4%) was provided for Education in Emergencies (EiE) response during the first half of 2016.

• Above-average rainfall since June is favourable for crop harvests in October, according to FEWS NET.