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09 Jun 2017 description

Le rapport de la FAO souligne des pertes importantes dues à la perturbation des activités agricoles, à la hausse des prix et au déplacement des moyens d’existence

09 Jun 2017 description

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought

FAO report notes heavy toll of disrupted farming, higher prices and displaced livelihoods

8 June 2017, Rome-- Large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are buoying global food supply conditions, but protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry elsewhere, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

09 Jun 2017 description

Dryness remains in parts of East Africa, while early season rains continue over lower Sahel

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall since late February has resulted in moisture deficits throughout many parts of southern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

  2. Limited rainfall since March has led to developing moisture deficits across parts of Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, and southern Guinea.

Central Asia Weather Hazards

09 Jun 2017 description
  • 272,935 total refugee population
09 Jun 2017 description
  • 838,722 Registered Refugees and Asylum-seekers

  • 233,690 Households

08 Jun 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12863

SECURITY COUNCIL
7963RD MEETING (PM)

Delegates Split on Handling of Sudan’s President, Other War Crimes Suspects

The pervading toxic culture of impunity must be tackled in order for justice to prevail in Darfur, the International Criminal Court’s Prosecutor told the Security Council today as it remained split on how the matter was being handled.

08 Jun 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tripartite agreement signed for the voluntary return of Sudanese refugees from Chad and the return of Chadian refugees from Sudan.

  • Almost 15,000 suspected AWD cases, including 279 deaths, were reported in Sudan since August 2016, according to WHO and FMoH.

  • In South Kordofan about 3,000 people fled SPLM-N areas and arrived in government-controlled areas since January 2017.

08 Jun 2017 description

Increasing numbers of South Sudanese men, women and children fleeing conflict and food insecurity are seeking refuge in Sudan, overstretching basic services, including health services. WHO supports national health authorities and works with partners to respond to the needs of these refugees and to ensure they are protected against life-threatening diseases.

Almost 420,000 South Sudanese refugees are currently hosted in Sudan, of whom almost 140,000 arrived in 2017. In May 2017 alone, Sudan received almost 2000 new arrivals from South Sudan every day.

08 Jun 2017 description

Changements clés

La population totale de réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile est passée de 400,264 en Avril 2017 à 401,684 personnes en Mai 2017. Ceci représente une augmentation globale de 1420 personnes composées principalement de nouveaux nés (1033) et de new arrivals et In-Situ (89).

08 Jun 2017 description

Mostly average to above average rainfall has allowed for on time to slightly early planting

Key Messages

  • In May the Intertropical Front (ITF) migrated northward faster than typical and has been located north of its climatological position, resulting in mostly above average rainfall over the region including most of the Sahelian zone.

  • Favorable rainfall during April and May led to timely or early planting over much of the region.

07 Jun 2017 description

Populations in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur continue to face mass atrocity crimes perpetrated by the Sudanese Armed Forces, affiliated militias and armed rebel groups.

BACKGROUND:

07 Jun 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

une 6, 2017 (NYALA) - A large influx of South Sudanese refugees has arrived in the locality of Al-Radoum, South Darfur State amid preparations from aid groups to assess their situation to provide them with humanitarian assistance.

In press statements Tuesday, commissioner of Al-Radoum locality Osman Ramadan said the total number of South Sudan’s refugees in his locality exceeds 6,000 refugees. He pointed to the refugees’ miserable conditions, saying they are in urgent need of food, medicines and blankets to shelter them during the rainy season.

06 Jun 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Cholera cases are further proliferating in Khartoum and White Nile states. The Health Ministry recorded 30 new cases while local sources reported about 100 infected patients in areas of Khartoum Bahri.

Cholera in Khartoum has further expanded to Teibat El Ahamda, known as El Ezba, in Khartoum Bahri. On Monday, the number of dead from cholera rose to 18 people, while there were approximately 100 infected cases in the district's hospitals on Sunday and Monday.