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04 Jul 2015 description

Le premier jour de cette canicule, une opération humanitaire inédite en France a eu lieu le 30 juin 2015 à Calais. 4 organisations non gouvernementales internationales ont décidé d’agir dans le camp de migrants informel de La Lande, en distribuant nourriture et kits hygiène aux 3 000 migrants qui vivent ici.

03 Jul 2015 description

The first day of the heat wave, an unprecedented humanitarian operation was held in France on June 30, 2015 in Calais. 4 international NGOs have decided to act in ’The New Jungle’, a camp for informal migrants, providing food and hygiene kits for the 3,000 migrants living here.

03 Jul 2015 description

SECURITY COUNCIL
PRESS CONFERENCE

Debates on the Middle East and security challenges in small island developing States would be the highlights of the New Zealand presidency of the Security Council in July, a month that would also see several briefings and mandate renewals.

02 Jul 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

Measles is rapidly spreading among adults in the densely populated Zamzam camp for the displaced, near El Fasher, capital of North Darfur.

“More and more adults are stricken, as measles are being transmitted from the children in the camp,” an activist told Radio Dabanga from the camp. “During the past weeks, seven women, three of them breast-feeding, died of the disease.”

He appealed via Radio Dabanga to all the displaced in Zamzam to have their children vaccinated at the various health centres in the camp that hosts more than 150,000 displaced.

02 Jul 2015 description

Additional help from the UK to provide emergency aid, jobs and education, to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis

A range of new programmes from the UK will provide emergency aid as well as jobs and education to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today.

02 Jul 2015 description

Washington, DC, 30 June 2015 – In Djabal refugee camp, just outside the town of Goz Beida in eastern Chad, the Jesuit Refugee Service is expanding our partnership with Jesuit Commons Higher Education at the Margins (JC:HEM) and has started a new programme in the camp that will eventually offer an online, university-level diploma programme.

02 Jul 2015 description

In this issue:

  • How Surveillance Works

  • Containing a Polio Outbreak: Horn of Africa and Central Africa

  • Review of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan

  • Global Voices in Support of Polio Eradication

01 Jul 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

The Ministry of Agriculture of Sudan’s Northern State has confiscated 400 acres of land at the Alar agricultural project in Merowe locality, to offer them to foreign investors.

“Most of the investors are Turks and Saudis,” an affected farmer told Radio Dabanga. “We have attempted to use all legal means to stop the confiscation. The authorities, however, have obstructed us on various occasions.”

01 Jul 2015 description

June 2015 – Trends

  • Deteriorated situations
    Afghanistan, Chad, Kuwait, Myanmar, Tunisia

  • Improved situations
    Nepal

July 2015 – Watchlist

  • Conflict risk alerts
    Burundi

    Conflict resolution opportunities

01 Jul 2015 description

El Fasher, 29 June 2015 - UNAMID is concerned about recent media reports that the Mission has deliberately delayed assisting the Sudan Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC).

UNAMID’s role in the ongoing disarmament, demobilisation, reintegration process in Darfur is guided by the provisions set out in the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD). The DDPD provides for UNAMID supporting the SDDRC in its endeavour to disarm and demobilise former combatants from Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) and Justice and Equality Movement (JEM-Sudan/Dabajo).

30 Jun 2015 description
report Geneva Call

On 30th June 2015, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-Sudan (SPLM (Sudan)) signed Geneva Call’s Deed of Commitment for the Protection of Children from the Effects of Armed Conflict, and became the first African armed non-State actor (ANSA) to commit to child protection through this tool.

30 Jun 2015 description

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) employs more than 2,800 South Sudanese staff and more than 300 international staff to respond to a wide range of medical emergencies and provide free and high quality healthcare to people in need.

MSF teams are currently running medical projects in six of South Sudan’s ten states and the Abyei Administrative Area. MSF also provides life-saving medical assistance to South Sudanese refugees in neighbouring countries.

30 Jun 2015 description

Khartoum, June.25 (SUNA) - Khartoum State has allocated 9.5 million to solve problems of drinking water supplies.

This came in comprehensive meeting held, Thursday, including Wali (governor) of Khartum State, Gen.Abdul Rahim Mohammed Hussein and the officials of Khartoum Water Corporation in the presence of Ministers of Infrastructure and Finance besides the Commissioners of the localities of the state.

30 Jun 2015 description
report UN News Service

29 June 2015 – Over six years since the issuance of the first warrant of arrest against Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) today said that her Office's determination to bring “independent and impartial justice” to the people of Sudan remains “unshaken”.

29 Jun 2015 description
report UN Security Council

SC/11951

7475th Meeting (AM)

The Security Council this morning renewed the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) in Sudan until 30 June 2016, maintaining current authorized strength and the priority of civilian protection along with benchmarks for eventual completion of the mission.

Through the unanimous adoption of resolution 2228 (2015), the Council decided that UNAMID shall maintain deployment of up to 15,845 military personnel, 1,583 police personnel and 13 formed police units of up to 140 personnel each.

29 Jun 2015 description

On 5 June 2015, UNAMID peacekeepers from South Africa rescued the driver of a World Food Programme (WFP) truck which was ambushed by unknown armed men aboard a gun-mounted vehicle 55 kilometers south-west of the Mission’s Team Site in Kutum, North Darfur, a day earlier. The truck was part of a UNAMID and WFP convoy which was travelling in two groups. One of the groups pursued the assailants immediately but was unable to apprehend them, at the time.

28 Jun 2015 description
report Sudan Tribune

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
New York: Ahmed H.Adam, Tel. +1 347 567 1491 or aha64@cornell.edu
Kampala: Abdelrahman Gasim, Tel. +256 7 51 90 77 77 or gasim202000@gmail.com
Geneva: Abdelbagi Jibril, Tel. +41 78 300 23 53 or abdelbagi@darfurcentre.ch

Darfuris and human rights groups demand renewal of UNAMID

96 Sudanese and Human Rights Groups Urgently Petition the UNSC as UNAMID Mandate Set to Expire

28 Jun 2015 description
report Sudan Tribune

June 25, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - Khartoum state on Thursday announced the allocation of 9.5 million (1 million dollar) Sudanese pound to solve water crisis, while women in some areas of the state took to the street to protest the water problem.

The announcement was made following a meeting the new governor Abdel Rahim Hussein held with the Khartoum State Water Corporation (KSWC) in presence of the state minister for infrastructures, finance minster and commissioners of the state counties.

26 Jun 2015 description

ICC-CPI-20150626-PR1123

Situation: Darfur, Sudan Case: The Prosecutor v. Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein

26 Jun 2015 description

An estimated one-third of government spending goes towards Chad's vaunted army, a dependable regional policeman and the pride of the people. But a taste of stability, and oil money, has Chadians wanting more.

By Ariel Zirulnick
JUNE 26, 2015

N'DJAMENA, CHAD — When asked why Chad has taken such an assertive role in its neighborhood, Moussa Dago gets up from his office chair and walks over to an enormous map of Africa, his elegant white jalabiya wishing as he moves.