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27 Apr 1998 description


Adjumani, Uganda
Sudanese Refugees Resettlement - AFUG 81
Appeal Target : US$ 361,000

Geneva, April 27, 1998

Dear Friends,

The protracted civil war in Sudan has, since 1983, resulted in major influxes of refugees fleeing to neighbouring countries and, since mid-1986, there have been significant population displacements across the border into Uganda.

27 Apr 1998 description

By Matthew Bigg

NAIROBI, April 27 (Reuters) - Sudan rebels have released around 400 government soldiers from a jail in western Equatoria, a senior aid official said on Monday.

The Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) released the prisoners from a jail at Yei town in a ceremony on Sunday morning, said Dan Eiffe, liaison officer for the Norwegian People's Aid agency.

"They are all free to do what they wish," said Eiffe who witnessed the release in Yei.

"Some are joining the SPLA, some are going to join the Alliance (the National Democratic Alliance) …

27 Apr 1998 description

Appeal for 42.000 displaced in Bahr al Ghazal

26 Apr 1998 description

Clare Short today reaffirmed Britain's commitment to the people of Sudan.

The International Development Secretary said: "Britain is supporting the international humanitarian relief effort, and we have already pledged =A34 million to the 1998 United Nations Appeal for Sudan".

Ms Short said the crisis in Bahr El Gazal in the south, had been serious for some months, and would not improve until a political solution could be reached in the war-torn region.

25 Apr 1998 description

Nairobi, Kenya -- Operation Lifeline Sudan (OLS) today applauded a move by the Government of Sudan to grant clearance for one additional C-130 aircraft to operate from Lokichoggio, Kenya into southern Sudan.

25 Apr 1998 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires
IRIN - Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

24 Apr 1998 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

24 Apr 1998 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

24 Apr 1998 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

22 Apr 1998 description
report World Vision

A weekend bushfire fanned by extreme winds has so far claimed the lives of 47 people in a northern swamp area of Tonj County in southern Sudan's Bahr el Ghazal Province.

22 Apr 1998 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires
IRIN - Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

22 Apr 1998 description

NAIROBI, April 22 (Reuters) - A bush fire has killed 47 people in a region of southwest Sudan already hit by famine, the aid agency World Vision said on Wednesday.

The fire started on Sunday near the village of Ananatak, set in a swamp in Bahr el Ghazal province.

"A World Vision team rushed to the site on hearing of the fire and discovered the charred corpses of at least 15 people and more than 20 fresh graves," the agency said in a statement.

"The team ferried several injured people to the hospital at nearby Marial and on April 21 the death toll stood at …

21 Apr 1998 description
report World Vision

World Vision opened its therapeutic feeding center for severely malnourished children at Panacier, northern Gogrial County, during the weekend of 18-19 April. So far, 200 children screened under 70 percent weight for height ratio are receiving meals of high energy porridge, milk and high energy biscuits 3-5 times a day, while the families of a further 102 children screened between 70-80 percent weight for height are receiving dry rations of UNIMIX to take home and prepare.

21 Apr 1998 description
report IRIN

UNITED=A0NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

21 Apr 1998 description

Nairobi -- The World Food Programme warned today that unless it receives permission to double or triple its airlift of food aid to southern Sudan within a matter of days the Bahr El Ghazal region will face catastrophe.

21 Apr 1998 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires
IRIN - Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

20 Apr 1998 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129