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29 Apr 2016 description

In this issue

  • Implementing the Agenda for Humanity P.1

  • IGAD-SADC and conflict prevention P.2

  • The Great Lakes Pact and Rule of Law P.3

  • Domesticating the Kampala Convention P.4

  • Burundi Humanitarian Hotline installed P.6

  • Launch of Humanitarian-Private Sector Platforms P.6

  • HoA Initiative: Financing Humanity P 7

KEY FIGURES

# of IDPs 11 m

# of refugees 3.4 m

28 Apr 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Between end January and 24 April 2016, 54,635 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan, according to aid organisations.

• In Central Darfur, about 5,200 IDPs from Jebel Marra have been reported in the Fanga Suk area and Rokero town following inter-agency missions.

• A new report by SKBN CU says renewed conflict between government forces and SPLMN has led to significant internal displacement and increased humanitarian needs in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.

26 Apr 2016 description
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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent, principled and timely response to emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA works with Governments and with Inter-Agency Standing Committee members, which include key operational actors from the United Nations, non-governmental organisations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, among others.

26 Apr 2016 description
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Khartoum, 26 April 2016. The Governments of Denmark and Ireland have donated $2.8 million and $3.2 million respectively, to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) that will fund critical life-saving projects prioritised by humanitarian organisations in Sudan.

25 Apr 2016 description

KEY FACTS

  • Since late January 2016, there has been a surge in the number of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan. Approximately 54,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in East and South Darfur and West Kordofan in just over two months. East Darfur has received about 43,000 of these new arrivals.

  • New arrivals are mostly coming from South Sudan’s Northern Bahr El Ghazal and Warrap states due to worsening food insecurity and ongoing conflict in the area, and arrive in Sudan in urgent need of food, humanitarian assistance and protection.

24 Apr 2016 description

ISCG Document endorsed by the HCT
Sudan Rapid Response to New Internal Civilian Displacement

Introduction

21 Apr 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • South Sudanese refugee influx into Sudan continues, with close to 54,000 people having arrived in Sudan between late January and 17 April 2016.

  • Most of the South Sudanese refugees (78%) who arrived since January, have taken refuge in East Darfur.

  • Number of Jebel Marra IDPs in North Darfur is still being reviewed with expectations of a considerable decrease.

  • In Central Darfur, about 5,750 IDPs have returned to West Darfur and settled in the Rongatass area.

16 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 52 aid workers killed since December 2013.

• Humanitarians reached Mboro after numerous attempts and delivered nutrition and medical supplies.

• Humanitarian organizations suffered about $1 million in losses due to looting and destruction of compounds and assets during fighting in Pibor.

• Humanitarians are working to rebuild Malakal PoC following February fighting and fires.

Two demining staff killed in Yei

14 Apr 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• The number of IDPs from Jebel Marra in Sortony in North Darfur is currently being reviewed by humanitarian agencies, as IOM has not been permitted to conduct registration of IDPs since 17 February.

• According to HAC, the number of IDPs in Central Darfur stands now at 14,439, an increase of about 70 people from what was reported last week.

• An estimated 55,400 South Sudanese have arrived in Sudan since late January 2016, according to aid agencies.

07 Apr 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• About 55,500 South Sudanese have arrived in Sudan since late January – equivalent of almost 1,000 people per day.

• Close to half of the new South Sudanese arrivals are in Khor Omer camp in East Darfur.

• Government issues directive that South Sudanese living with host communities in border areas in White Nile State to move to refugee sites in the state.

• Displaced people from Jebel Marra continue to receive humanitarian assistance.

06 Apr 2016 description

Introduction

On 17 March 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP), the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) hosted a one-day meeting on El Niño Impacts and Priorities for Action. The event was well attended by representatives of member states, resource partners, UN agencies and NGOs, among others.

06 Apr 2016 description
  • As at 31 March, the global funding requirements for humanitarian response plans and appeals for 2016 are over US$20.1 billion to meet the needs of 88.7 million people across 38 countries.
    About $1.5 billion in funding has been received so far, leaving a shortfall of $18.6 billion. The outstanding pledges amount to over $124.4 million as reported to the Financial Tracking Service (FTS).

06 Apr 2016 description

4.5 MILLION DISPLACED PERSONS (Refugees, IDPs, Returnees)

These maps show displacements of populations in the Sahel due to ongoing regional crises, including Boko Haram-related violence in northeast Nigeria, the conflict in the neighbouring Central African Republic, and the unrest in northern Mali.

31 Mar 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• The number of South Sudanese who arrived in Sudan since late January reaches over 48,000.

• About 40,500 South Sudanese have arrived in seven locations in East Darfur, most of them have taken refuge in Khor Omer camp.

• HAC and other aid agencies report that the number of new Jebel Marra IDPs in Central Darfur is about 14,500.

• The Government of Sudan and the UN sign an action plan for the protection of children in conflict areas.

Influx from South Sudan into East Darfur and WestKordofan continues