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31 Dec 2009 description

Highlights

The global economic crisis in 2009 created many challenges for humanitarian aid organizations- including DPDO. In the face of diminishing donations, we strengthened strategic planning to continue meeting the needs of program beneficiaries.

31 Dec 2009 description

Editorial

Don't shoot the ambulance!

Humanitarians are neither enemies to be killed, nor merchandise to be sold. And yet, the recent attack against the house of United Nations' staff in Kabul shows that aid workers in general, and the UN in particular, are clearly considered to be parties to the conflict. In Somalia, the war between the transition government and opposition groups has resulted in a huge increase in the price of militias. Those who do not have access to the spoils of piratry are looking for other sources of revenue.

31 Dec 2009 description

By =D8ystein H. Rolandsen (PRIO)

Executive Summary

Violence and insecurity threatens peacebuilding in the Southern Sudan and the 2011 referendum on self-determination. The Sudan's interim period which started with the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) 9 January 2005 is now reaching its final phase but communities in the South still face multiple types of violence stemming from local and regional tensions as well as conflicts at the national and even international level.

31 Dec 2009 description

Introduction

Since the beginning of the implementation of the Humanitarian Reforms in September 2005, WHO and partners have been working together both at the global/regional and country levels to improve the effectiveness, predictability and accountability of humanitarian health action.

31 Dec 2009 description

Executive Summary

- In 2009, a total of 30,259 households were served in the ROS region.

31 Dec 2009 description

Executive Summary

- In 2009, the Non-Food Item (NFI) & Emergency Shelter (ES) Common Pipeline in Darfur supported a total of 586,464 households.

31 Dec 2009 description

Highlights

- As per UNJLC's commitment to providing user-driven logistics services through 2010, logistics user-needs interviews with humanitarian partners throughout Sudan will be conducted in January. NGOs and partners are kindly requested to inform UNJLC when they would be available for interview.

Please contact sudan@unjlc.org to arrange interview.

31 Dec 2009 description

Executive Summary

- In 2009, a total of 30,259 households were served in the ROS region.

31 Dec 2009 description

HIGHLIGHTS / KEY PRIORITIES

- Vulnerability intensified in Southern Sudan in 2009

- Almost twice as many people were displaced by conflict in 2009 than in 2008

- The food crisis that emerged in 2009 will spill over into 2010

I.

31 Dec 2009 description

OVERVIEW, SCOPE AND METHODS

In October and November 2009, WFP, in partnership with South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (SSRRC), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, South Sudan Commission for Census and Statistics and Evaluation (SSCCSE), UN, and NGOs conducted the Annual Needs and Livelihood Assessment (ANLA). This exercise, combined with the WFP/FAO Crop and Food Supply Assessment Mission (CFSAM), is carried out yearly and is a key planning tool for food security and livelihood programmes within the region.

31 Dec 2009 description

In the southern Sudanese state of Jonglei, news that thousands of young people are congregating typically spells trouble. But that was not the case last month when an estimated 3,000 young Lou Nuer pastoralists gathered in the town of Waat.

31 Dec 2009 description
report Sudan Tribune

December 29, 2009 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government and the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) signed today a protocol including safety measures to ensure the security of the peacekeepers working in the restive region.

The deal comes after the killing of 20 peacekeepers in violence since the African Union United Nation operation took over from the African mission in January 2008.

31 Dec 2009 description

Executive Summary

- In the year 2009, reported distributions by Sector partners in Southern Sudan supported 68,539 households with essential non-food items (NFIs) and emergency shelter (ES). This comprises 84% of the targeted planning figure for NFI &ES assistance in Southern Sudan as established in the 2009 UN & Partners Work Plan.

31 Dec 2009 description

Depuis 2003, les opérations humanitaires soutenues par la Commission européenne à travers son service d'aide humanitaire (DG ECHO) viennent en aide aux populations les plus vulnérables : réfugiées, déplacées et hôtes à l'Est et au Sud du Tchad et ce pour un montant total de 135 millions d'euros. L'assistance de la Commission européenne permet de couvrir les besoins essentiels de 268,000 réfugiés soudanais, de 74,000 réfugiés centrafricains et de 171,000 déplacés internes tchadiens ainsi que des populations tchadiennes les plus vulnérables qui les ont accueillies.

31 Dec 2009 description

Since 1983, conflict, displacement, and insecurity have led to an ongoing complex emergency in Sudan.

31 Dec 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

KHARTOUM/JUBA, 31 December 2009 - UNICEF Sudan is urging young people to sign up as "peace ambassadors" during this year's National Schools Competition which gets underway in Darfur today.

Almost 8,000 young people aged between 12 and 17 from across Sudan will be in El Fashir, the capital of north Darfur, for the next two weeks.

The theme of the event, which is being organised by the Ministry of Education with support from UNAMID and UNICEF, is peace-building and reconciliation.

As part of the event UNICEF Sudan will be launching a campaign to sign young people up as …

31 Dec 2009 description


- Les cultures de contre saison se généralisent et les récoltes ont commencé dans certains cas, procurant ainsi des disponibilités alimentaires diversifiées et des revenus aux populations. Les ménages connaissent de ce fait une sécurité alimentaire générale dans les zones soudaniennes et une insécurité alimentaire modérée dans les autres régions notamment à l'Est du Sahel.