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27 Jul 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

The situation of the displaced living in North Darfur has become extremely dire, according to Omda Ahmed Ateem, coordinator of the North Darfur camps.

“All registered displaced receive an amount of SDG33 ($5) per month from the North Darfur Chamber, in agreement with the World Food Programme (WFP),” he told Radio Dabanga.

Ateem stressed that this amount is “by far not enough to cover the needs of the displaced in terms of food and water”.

27 Jul 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

The National Beja Congress may take up arms again if the provisions laid out in the 2006 Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement (ESPA) are not implemented soon.

Sheiba Dirar, chairman of the Beja Congress, blames the ruling National Congress Party(NCP) for ignoring the stipulations laid out in the agreement, signed by the Sudanese government and the Eastern Front, an alliance of opposition forces, in October 2006.

“There has not been any progress in the implementation of the three main ESPA files,” he told Radio Dabanga.

27 Jul 2015 description

This weekly Situation Report reflects the preparedness measures currently ongoing to guard against importation of AWD/Cholera outbreak from the Republic of South Sudan. The initial cases reported in South Sudan were traced back to 18 May 2015 and the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Issuance of this Sit Rep is based on WR and Undersecretary/FMoH recommendations in order to keep all stakeholders on the loop in a proactive manner.

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27 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • WFP requires USD 109 million for the next six months to meet refugee needs in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda.

  • Food stocks are stretched and WFP requires immediate contributions, particularly in Kenya and Sudan. In Kenya, WFP started 30 percent rations cuts in the second round of June distributions. Without new contributions, rations may be reduced further in the coming months. In Sudan, WFP is likely to face pipeline breaks in the coming months if additional funding is not available.

27 Jul 2015 description

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  • 15,590 Identified unaccompanied minors
  • 12 Households provided with cash grants in year 2014
  • 188,120 NFIs distributed since January
  • 531 Shelters distributed since January
26 Jul 2015 description
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Khartoum, 26 July 2015. The Government of Norway has contributed US $6.6 million to the 2015 Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF). Norway has been a committed and a major donor to the Sudan CHF since its inception in 2006.

24 Jul 2015 description

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  • In Central Equatoria State 1,138 cholera cases (including 38 deaths) have been reported in Juba County since 1 June. No refugee camps are affected at the time of reporting.

24 Jul 2015 description

Singa, July.22 (SUNA) - Minister of Health of Sinnar state, DR. Mohammed Abdulgader Al-Mamoun has announced that his ministry has taken the necessary measure to prevent the spread of cholera , in the state from the State of South Sudan, by establishing quarantine in Daly and Al-Mazmoum locality which neighboring South Sudan.

The Minister stressed that all the newcomers from the State of South Sudan will undergo medical check ups before entering the state to avoid the spread of the disease in the state.

24 Jul 2015 description

Khartoum, 22 July (SUNA) - The Khartoum State Council of Ministers, headed by the governor, Gen. Abdul Rahim Mohamed Hussein, on Wednesday approved the Khartoum state emergency plan for the fiscal August 2015-2016, and he medium term plan for August 2015-2018, as presented by the Minister for Infrastructures, Dr Ahmed Gasim.

The emergency plan tackles the sustainable projects as well as rehabilitation and upgrading of the standing stations, and digging of news water well in less than six months, at the cost of 630 million pounds.

24 Jul 2015 description

Increased rainfall unlikely to overcome deficits in Central America, Hispaniola, and parts of West Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. A slightly delayed start to the season with sporadic light rains in recent weeks has resulted in abnormal dryness for Gambia and central areas of Senegal. Dry ground conditions have led to delayed planting and have negatively impacted livestock health.

23 Jul 2015 description

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  • Following heavy shelling in Aden on 20 July, IOM increased water trucking services to provide an additional 49,000 liters of water to the MSF-operated hospital, a health center, and a water point that serves an estimated 600 IDP households in Crater district. IDPs in Al-Mansoora, Buraquiah and Dar Sa’ad received shelter and NFI support from IOM, Aden. © IOM 2015 (Photo: IOM Yemen)