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14 Jun 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

KHARTOUM BAHRI / WHITE NILE

Amid reports of hundreds of people who died from cholera in the past month, doctors and activists say the Sudanese government and international relief agencies are not giving the aid and attention needed.

The National Epidemiological Corporation reported the death of 820 people and the infection of more than 23,766 people with cholera since the start of May.

13 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission

Marking the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June, High Representative Federica Mogherini issued together with her fellow Commissioners responsible for development, humanitarian aid and crisis management, migration, justice and gender equality as well as employment and social affairs a joint statement reaffirming the EU's commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development's target to end child labour in all its forms by 2025.

13 Jun 2017 description

DRC

23 people were killed in attacks by Batwa fighters in Tanganyika from 25-30 May, resulting in communities from more than five villages fleeing. Provincial authorities have forcibly returned IDPs in Kalemie to their villages of origin in Tanganyika despite widespread insecurity.

In Nord-Kivu, humanitarian access is deteriorating as intercommunal violence has increased over the last six months. ICRC has suspended their operations providing assistance to 25,000 people in Lubero territory after the abduction of two humanitarian staff.

13 Jun 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly update focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 41 events: four Grade 3, seven Grade 2, four Grade 1, and 26 ungraded events.

13 Jun 2017 description

13 June 2017 - WHO conducted a training workshop on the use of evaluation protocols for the Early Warning and Response Network (EWARN) – a proactive disease surveillance system used to rapidly detect and react to suspected disease outbreaks in countries affected by humanitarian emergencies. The workshop was conducted in Cairo at WHO’s Regional office of the Eastern Mediterranean from 16 to 18 May 2017 by WHO global EWARN experts in collaboration with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

13 Jun 2017 description
report European Union

The Delegation of the European Union to Sudan launched on 13th June 2017, a new Call for Proposals under the programme of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights for Sudan (EIDHR) known as Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) Sudan 2016-2017.

13 Jun 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

June 12, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) Monday has released a report saying security and humanitarian situations are steadily worsening in Darfur and regretted that international reports do not reflect the situation on the ground.

The United Nations Security Council is set to discuss the situation in Darfur region this week and is expected to change the mandate of the hybrid peacekeeping operation to a peace-building force.

12 Jun 2017 description

DENMARK LAUNCHES EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND

by Hara Caracostas
05 Jun 17

Denmark has launched an emergency relief fund, drawing on the Start Fund’s experience, to allow the country’s grassroots organisations to respond to crises around the world. The Danish Emergency Relief Fund (DERF) is also open to funding for smaller NGOs within countries affected by crisis.

12 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Inter-communal violence and insecurity in May forced thousands of people to flee their homes in Terekeka to seek shelter on the islands of Geimeza.

  • Cases of cholera confirmed in Tonj East County of Warrap as outbreak approaches one-year mark.

  • Insecurity and conflict negatively impacted humanitarian operations in May with at least 36 aid workers relocated including from famine-affected areas.

12 Jun 2017 description

This document collates and primarily analyzes available information on key child protection issues from a compilation of reports.

12 Jun 2017 description

Key Figures

  • 151,920 Number of South Sudanese refugees who have arrived in Sudan in 2017 (as of 31 May)

  • 2017 new refugee arrivals by state

  • White Nile 53,890 (36%)

  • East Darfur 43,392 (28%)

  • South Kordofan 25,084 (17%)

  • South Darfur 14,064 (9%)

  • West Kordofan 10,960 (7%)

  • North Darfur 4,530 (3%) 399,827 Number of South Sudanese refugees who arrived in Sudan since December 2013.

Funding

11 Jun 2017 description

Overview

In 2016, 18,175 refugees were resettled1 to 20 countries in Europe2, a 63% increase compared to 2015.

10 Jun 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

June 9, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - Nine people were killed and several others injured Friday after a fire broke out at Silk camp for displaced persons in Korma area, some 50 kilometres north-west of El-Fasher, North Darfur State capital.

Ahmed Abdallah, a tribal chief from the area, told Sudan Tribune that the “fire raced through the Silk camp in Korma area, leading to the death of nine people and wounding several others with varying injuries”.

09 Jun 2017 description

Welcome to the June issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project’s (ACLED) Conflict Trends report. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Weekly updates to realtime conflict event data are published on the ACLED website.

09 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN

A new UN-led reform policy aims to bridge the gap between humanitarian and development actors. Heard this tune before? Perhaps. But the so-called New Way of Working (NWOW) has, according to its champions, the potential to radically improve how emergency relief programmes are designed and delivered.

09 Jun 2017 description

FAO-WFP report is an invaluable tool for the UN Security Council, says its President

FAO Director-General introduces report on food insecurity in conflict-affected countries

9 June 2017, New York - In a meeting with the United Nations Security Council President, Ambassador Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz of Bolivia, FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva has introduced an updated version of a joint FAO and World Food Programme (WFP) report on the monitoring of food insecurity in conflict-affected crisis.