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24 Aug 2016 description

On 21 August 2016, UNAMID Police in Central Sector donated blood to the Maternity Unit at the Zalingei Teaching Hospital, Central Darfur. The blood donation is an UNAMID Police initiative to support the local community and to save lives, particularly during surgical operations and child birth.

24 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • In 2016, WFP Sudan plans to assist 4.6 million affected people, of which 3.9 million reside in Darfur. Thus far, WFP has reached 2.5 million people or 54 percent of the people in need - distributing 97,000 mt of food across Sudan.

  • In July, WFP Sudan assisted 1.9 million people with general food assistance and 76,790 children under five and pregnant and nursing women with nutrition assistance.

24 Aug 2016 description

This map illustrates satellite detected possible flood water & saturated soil over Wad Madani, in Al Jazeera State, extracted from Radarsat-2 imagery (12 m) acquired on 18 August 2016. According to satellite derived analysis some areas within Al Jazeera State seem to be flooded. Possible flooded agricultural areas and saturated soils are particularly visible over Southern Al Jazeera Locality. The exact limit of flood waters is uncertain because of the low spatial resolution of the satellite data used for this analysis.

23 Aug 2016 description

Italy - IOM reports that 269,244 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 21 August, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, where 104,141 migrants or refugees have arrived during 2016.

This is slightly lower than the number recorded through 2015’s first eight months, when a total of 354,618 arrivals were recorded crossing the Mediterranean, the majority from Turkey to Greece.

23 Aug 2016 description

172.2 M required for 2016
66.0 M contributions received, representing 38% of requirements
106.2 M funding gap for the Yemen Situation

23 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

94,693\*
South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 14 Aug)

947,383\*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 14 Aug (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

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

259,796
Refugees in South Sudan

1.61 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan

FUNDING (as of 02 August)

23 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Overview on Education in Emergencies (EiE) in Sudan 2016

North and Central Darfur

The gap in education is still very high with some 3,400 school aged children identified as being in need of learning facilities in Sortony, North Darfur following their recent displacement from Jebel Marra. This translates to 68 temporary classrooms alongside teaching and learning related materials. The government approval for construction of these classrooms was granted after advocacy by UNICEF, sector partners and the Ministry of Education.

23 Aug 2016 description

Lille, France | AFP | mardi 23/08/2016 - 10:00 GMT

Un Soudanais d'une trentaine d'années est mort de ses blessures, après une rixe survenue mardi matin entre migrants soudanais et afghans à proximité de Calais (nord de la France), où sont concentrés plusieurs milliers de réfugiés, a-t-on appris auprès de la préfecture.

Un second migrant soudanais a été blessé à la tête, mais ses jours ne sont pas en danger.

Il s'agit du 11e migrant mort à Calais et ses environs depuis le 1er janvier 2016, selon un décompte officiel.

23 Aug 2016 description

Lille, France | AFP | Tuesday 8/23/2016 - 09:38 GMT | 233 words

One Sudanese migrant was killed and another injured in clashes with Afghan migrants outside the French port of Calais, authorities said Tuesday.

The two migrants were among a group of people from the "Jungle" camp who tried to access a motorway to smuggle onto trucks crossing the Channel to Britain on Monday night, local police said.

In scenes that play out nightly, police pushed back the would-be stowaways.

23 Aug 2016 description

172.2 M required for 2016
66.0 M contributions received, representing 38% of requirements
106.2 M funding gap for the Yemen Situation

23 Aug 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

Heavy rainfall continued to afflict various parts of El Gezira and North Kordofan over the weekend. Two people died in El Gezira on Saturday.

“On Saturday, two people were killed when their houses collapsed during torrential rains in Wad Rawah,” a listener reported to Radio Dabanga from El Kamlin. “Six houses collapsed entirely and 56 partially,” he said. “More than 30 latrines collapsed as well.”

Six villages in Rifi El Jamous in El Managil locality were hit by flash floods on Saturday as well.

23 Aug 2016 description

Japan - Tropical Cyclones KOMPASU, MINDULLE, LIONROCK
• TC KOMPASU made landfall on 21 August in Hokkaido as Tropical Depression. Over 6 000 people have been evacuated in this island.
• TC MINDULLE made landfall on 22 August in Chiba prefecture as Tropical Storm. Two people have been killed, several have been injured, over 469 000 have been evacuated in Kanagawa prefecture. Over the next 24 h it is forecast to continue moving northeast, weakening but remaining a Tropical Storm.

23 Aug 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

Highlights

Regional

EU proposes common asylum system

22 Aug 2016 description

UNDP Sudan and the Darfur Land Commission have signed today an agreement on Strengthening Land Management for Peaceful Coexistence in Darfur within the overall objective and context of the Darfur Development Strategy.

22 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

A total of 242,675
South Sudanese arrivals in Sudan since 15 December 2013.
* This figure does not include a number of South Sudanese living with host communities.

77,322
Number of South Sudanese arrivals residing in the eight sites of White Nile State, based on UNHCR individual registration.

50,621\*
Number of South Sudanese arrivals to East Darfur since January 2016.
* As of 14th of August

22 Aug 2016 description

Heavy rains and rising levels of the Nile river continue to lead to further flooding in various states of Sudan (Darfur States, Kassala, Sinnar, West Kordofan, Gedaref, Al Gezira). The latest Government of Sudan reports indicate that by 15 August, 114 people have died, 161 700 people have been affected, 14 700 houses have been destroyed and 10 800 homes have been damaged. Full assessments are yet to be completed in order to ascertain more precise figures and identify most urgent needs.

22 Aug 2016 description
  • Excellence Monsieur le Secrétaire Général du Ministère de la Femme, de l’Action Sociale et de la Solidarité Internationale,

  • Excellence Mesdames et Messieurs les Représentants du Corps Diplomatique,

  • Mesdames et Messieurs les représentants des Ministères, des Institutions et Services Etatiques,

  • Mesdames et Messieurs les Chefs de Missions et Représentants des Organisations Non Gouvernementales et des Agences du Système des Nations Unies,

  • Mesdames, Messieurs les Chefs de Délégation du Mouvement de la Croix Rouge,

22 Aug 2016 description
report Uganda Red Cross

Uganda Red Cross Volunteers on June 26th braved the night, cold and bloody boarder of Nimule – Connecting Uganda to South Sudan in rescue of refugees fleeing uncertainty when fighting broke out in Wau, South Sudan forcing thousands of people to flee to Uganda. The situation has since been tense and alarming. Hundreds of lives have been claimed in the fights and many more rescued because of the presence of Humanitarian support from key players like Uganda Red Cross.