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25 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

The Sudanese parliament approved a bill that allows Saudi Arabia to reform and cultivate more than a million acres of land in eastern Sudan. The agreement has sparked criticism from the Nubian society in Sudan.

Sudan will lease the one million feddan* in the north-eastern area of the Upper Atbara and Setit dams to Saudi Arabia for a period of 99 years. (*One feddan is equivalent to 1.038 acres or 0.42 hectares). The decision follows the National Assembly's approval of the framework agreement with Saudi Arabia.

25 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

Two children died of malnutrition on Thursday and many more are in danger among the displaced people taking refuge in the Lobe area, eight kilometres west of Deribat in East Jebel Marra.

About 2,500 people who fled from government attacks on Sorong, Rofta, and Boly in February, are reportedly suffering from difficult humanitarian conditions, with a lack of food and tents. Many of the children are malnourished.

Activists told Radio Dabanga that Hanan Babiker Eisa (8) and Ibrahim Hamid Jaafar (5) are the latest casualties.

22 Jul 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

847,964 Total South Sudanese refugees as of 30 June (both pre Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

973,000 Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)

266,916 Refugees in South Sudan

1.69 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan

FUNDING (as of 27 June)

USD 573.4 M Requested by UNHCR for the situation

22 Jul 2016 description
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242,179 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,977 dead/missing
published 07:30 CET 22 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

22 Jul 2016 description

240.884 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.954 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 7/18/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

22 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • Since the beginning of the crisis, IOM has assisted over 73,000 IDPs in Abyan, Aden, Al Dhale’e, Hadhramaut, Hajjah, Lahj, Al Mahrah, Sa’adah, Shabwah, Socotra and Taizz governorates with shelter and non-food item support.

  • In June, 773 migrants living with foster families or hosted at IOM’s Migrant Response Points in Al Hudaydah and Sana’a received daily food assistance from IOM. Since March 2015, IOM has provided nearly 8,000 migrants in Aden, Al Hudaydah, and Sana’a with daily food assistance.

22 Jul 2016 description
report Sudan Tribune

Khartoum, July.21 (SUNA) - The Humanitarian Aid Commissioner General, Ahmed Mohammed Adam has disclosed that the humanitarian in Sudan includes deep issues of displacement, reintegration , repatriation of the internally displaced people and other files that needs that need solutions , especially, the country is currently witnesses new influxes from the State of South Sudan following the recent incidents in that country.

21 Jul 2016 description

July 21st 2016‐ With the generous support of the Government of Canada, IOM Sudan has begun distributing Emergency Shelter/ Non‐Food items (ES/NFI) to 57 of the most vulnerable families whose homes have been completely destroyed in the recent heavy rains and flooding in El Koma locality, North Darfur State.

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • 14,960
    identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
  • 86
    households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2015
  • 1,288,598
    NFIs distributed since January 2015
  • 2,931
    shelters distributed since January 2015

Population of Concern

Total of people of concern 562,357

Funding

USD 226,880,884 requested

21 Jul 2016 description
report SUDO (UK)

Overview

During the month of June 2016, SUDO (UK)’s network of human rights monitors have reported and verified 53 incidents relating to the abuse of human rights across Sudan involving seven Sudanese states.

21 Jul 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heavy rain and flash floods observed in many states.

  • New sites have been identified for South Sudanese refugees arriving in East Darfur.

  • Funding challenges for clinics reported in South Darfur.

  • 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan for Sudan was launched.

FIGURES 2 0 1 6 HRP

Displaced people in Sudan (as of Dec 2015)
Up to 3.2 million

Displaced people in Darfur (as of Dec 2015)
Up to 2.6 million

GAM burden 2.1 million

21 Jul 2016 description
report Nuba Reports

THE SUDAN GOVERNMENT HAS BREACHED A FOUR-MONTH CEASEFIRE WITH THE REBEL SUDAN PEOPLE’S LIBERATION ARMY-NORTH (SPLA-N) AFTER CONDUCTING ATTACKS IN SOUTH KORDOFAN STATE.

President Omar Al Bashir **announced** a four-month ceasefire on June 18 that was **confirmed** by the Sudan Armed Forces spokesman Ahmed Khalifa Al-Shami.

21 Jul 2016 description
report Sudan Tribune

July 20, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Wednesday has confiscated copies of Al-Jareeda and Al-Taghyeer daily newspapers from the printing house without stating any reasons.

Chief-Editor of Al-Jareeda Ashraf Abdel-Aziz told Sudan Tribune that NISS seized 11,000 copies of the newspaper on Wednesday resulting in huge financial losses.

He stressed that they didn’t receive any official notification from the NISS explaining reasons of the confiscation, ruling out the existence of a logical reason behind the move.

21 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

July 20 - 2016

ZALINGEI

2016 is proving to the “the worst year since 2010” for malnutrition and disease in the five camps for the displaced at Zalingei in Central Darfur.

The coordinator of the camps of Central Darfur state, El Shafie Abdullah, told Radio Dabanga that this year’s death toll due to malnutrition among children and pregnant women has mounted to about 100 cases.

He attributed the causes of death to lack of health care in the camps, along with the lack of humanitarian aid provided by the organisations.