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26 Jul 2016 description

Lille, France | AFP | Tuesday 7/26/2016 - 08:02 GMT

An Ethiopian was killed and six other migrants injured when clashes erupted on the outskirts of the migrant camp in France's northern port city of Calais, authorities said Tuesday.

A local government spokesman said migrants from Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia clashed with those from Afghanistan on Monday night, stabbing each other and hitting each other with sticks.

A 37-year-old Ethiopian died after being knifed in the chest, he said.

Police intervened several times in the clashes.

26 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

There is a significant increase in the number of students applying for secondary schools in camps north of Nyala in South Darfur, amid a shortage of schools. New displacement from Jebel Marra seems the main driver.

The camp coordinator of Otash camp told Radio Dabanga on Sunday that Otash has only one secondary school for all children in the camp against at least 15 primary schools. He estimated that more than 90,000 people live in Otash.

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.

23 Jul 2016 description
report Guardian

Simona Foltyn in Kiir Adem

Government in South Sudan appeals to its people to stay, as hunger and violence force many to return to Sudan only five years after independence

To survive, there is no other option but to cross the river back to Sudan, says Ajak Adong, a mother of six, as she cooks a lunch of leaves. It’s all the family has been eating since arriving in the border town of Kiir Adem two months ago.

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
report SUDO (UK)


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
report Nuba Reports


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


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.

20 Jul 2016 description

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of €10 million (approximately US$11.1 million) from the Government of Germany to support nearly 350,000 people in the eastern Sudan state of Kassala.

WFP will use the funds to provide food assistance to more than 88,400 refugees, migrants and asylum seekers from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia as well as members of their host communities, through general food distributions and food vouchers for one year.

20 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga


Camp residents in Shangil Tobaya in North Darfur have urged the Ministry of Education to provide better school services for the children in the camp.

Following a meeting between the camp's administration and a delegation of state educators on Monday, the coordinator of Shangil Tobaya camps said that there is a significant increase in the number of school dropouts in Kabkabiya locality.

19 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

Three bodies, including a child’s, were found drifting in Shangil Tobaya in North Darfur on Monday. The flash floods from the heavy rains have displaced dozens of families in the area.

An activist in the area, Sadig El Mehdi, told Radio Dabanga about his discovery in the Shangil Tobaya valley while he was on his way to his farm.

Homes have been destroyed by the floods in Naivasha camp during the past few days, leaving dozens of displaced families homeless. El Mehdi reported that they live out in the open in a very bad humanitarian situation.

19 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

On Saturday, nine people drowned in the Hallouf valley in El Fasher locality in North Darfur. On Sunday, two people were killed in Khartoum when their houses collapsed. In En Nahud in West Kordofan, a man was killed by a flash flood.

Heavy rainfall in the areas east and north of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, led to the flooding of Hallouf valley, west of the town, and Sowelenga valley that runs through El Fasher.

The Commissioner of El Fasher locality, El Tijani Abdallah Saleh, told reporters on Saturday evening that nine people were found drowned.

18 Jul 2016 description

Le projet conjoint HCR-FAO de filet social, sous financement CERF (Central Emergency Response Funds - Fonds central pour les interventions d’urgence), visant le renforcement de la sécurité alimentaire des populations réfugiées vulnérables, a été lancé dans le camp d’Iridimi, dans la préfecture d’Iriba, dans l’Est du Tchad.

Dans l’ensemble ce projet visera à améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et l'autosuffisance des réfugiés soudanais et des communautés d’accueil les plus vulnérables.

18 Jul 2016 description

Fashir, North Darfur, 12 July (SUNA) - The state's higher committee to follow up registration of children in the age group 6-13 for schools, headed by Munira Abdul Rahman the Director General of the Ministry of General Education and Instruction, reviewed the process and the activities of the committee in the campaign.

The meeting has reviewed the best means to propagate and encourage people for registering children in that age group in the school in the various localities of the state.

17 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

Heavy rainfall across Sudan last week caused the death of about 13 people, as well as extensive material loss.

In Karary district in Omdurman, four people including two children were killed on Thursday when the rooves of their houses collapsed.

South of Omdurman, 40 homes collapsed entirely, and more than 140 partially as a result of the torrents. A woman died under her collapsed roof.

Also in El Laota village in El Gezira State, a woman and her daughter were killed when their house fell down.

15 Jul 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

The number of homes destroyed by flash floods in Shangil Tobaya ran up to 700 on Wednesday. Water infrastructure broke in West Kordofan and eastern Sudan. An above-average rainfall has been forecasted for this summer, causing problems in flood-prone areas.

An activist in North Darfur's Shangil Tobaya reported that the floods in Naivasha camp for displaced people reached the western part of the camp and led to the destruction and flooding of dozens of toilets. He reported to Radio Dabanga that at least 700 homes are destroyed.