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27 Aug 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

The infrastructure and equipment of basic and secondary schools in West Kordofan has deteriorated while the salaries of teachers are insufficient to meet the requirements for a monthly living.

Teachers from El Muglad told Radio Dabanga that the infrastructure of their schools remain poor. “Some schools are built of straw or wood, while others are built of fixed materials but they have collapsed because of lack of maintenaince.”

26 Aug 2016 description

This week, the Danish Refugee Council held an open medical day in Amman, Jordan for Syrian and Jordanian families.

More than 450 people attended the open medical day this week at the Danish Refugee Council Tarabot Community Centre, held in collaboration with the Institute of Family Health of Nour alHussien Foundation (IFH).

26 Aug 2016 description
report Al Jazeera

Popular initiatives aim to help Sudanese affected by the floods to rebuild their lives.
By Ahmed Saeed

Khartoum - For Sumaiya Haroun, 43, it was business as usual on Saturday. Her two sons were at school, her older daughter and ailing husband at home, while Haroun embarked on her daily trip to Bahri's central market where she sells food.

Read the full article on Al jazeera

26 Aug 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

Italy has repatriated a group of Sudanese nationals who attempted to cross the border to France. They arrived in Khartoum on Wednesday evening.

A spokesman for the Sudanese Foreign Ministry reported that the about 40 Sudanese citizens were brought to the Sudanese Embassy in Rome where they received the necessary travel documents for their return to Sudan.

26 Aug 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

The El Gezira State Government has confirmed the deaths of 26 people, injury of 36 others, the complete collapse of 2,400 houses and partial collapse of 2,547 more during the recent floods and rains that have hit the state.

Inam Hassan Abdelhafiz, spokesman for El Gezira state government, says that 188 other facilities have been affected.

Abdelhafiz said that El Managil locality has been worst hit, followed by the south of El Gezira which saw the death of four people and injury of four others. El Qurashi locality recorded three deaths.

25 Aug 2016 description
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KEY FACTS

  • Beginning in late January 2016, there has been an influx of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan and settling in large numbers in East Darfur. As of 14 August, the number of new arrivals recorded in East Darfur exceeds 50,000 individuals. Over 30,000 of these South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Khor Omer camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), Ed Daein locality, and the remainder arrived throughout the other seven localities in the state.

25 Aug 2016 description
report SUDO (UK)

OVERVIEW

During the month of July 2016, SUDO (UK)’s network of human rights monitors have reported and verified 66 incidents relating to the abuse of human rights across Sudan involving eight Sudanese states.

25 Aug 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

August 24 - 2016 NYA|LA

The South Darfur state government has announced the arrival of armed forces, police, security apparatus, and a prosecutor in Shattaya locality to begin implementation of the decisions of the peaceful coexistence conference for Shattaya tribes.

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

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
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.

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

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.

21 Aug 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

The High State Committee for the support of Jebel Marra in Central Darfur has reported the arrival of medical equipment and shelter materials to Golo and Rokoro.

Jebel Marra witnessed extensive destruction and displacement during the first months of this year owing to fighting between government forces and rebel combatants.

21 Aug 2016 description
report Sudan Tribune

August 20, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Talks between the government and the armed groups over cessation of hostilities and humanitarian access agreements in Sudan’s Two Areas and Darfur will resume next September, said the Sudanese government on Saturday.

Last Sunday the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) suspended sine die the two tracks for the humanitarian truce after the failure of the parties to strike a deal over the two matters. from 9 to 14 August.

20 Aug 2016 description
report Sudan Tribune

August 19, 2016 (WAU) – Mayor of Wau town municipal council in South Sudan’s newly created Wau state, Akol Akol Ajith, said the security situation in Wau town has returned to normal following, owing it to the newly appointed governor, Andrea Mayar Acho.

He said the security organs operating in the town have been doing their level best throughout the night during their patrols.

19 Aug 2016 description

Italy - IOM reports that 266,026 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 17 August, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, where 101,507 migrants or refugees have arrived during 2016.

This total is slightly lower than the pace 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.

IOM Rome reported on Thursday that some 730 migrants had been rescued in the Channel of Sicily since August 10, or about 100 per day.