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20 Nov 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Close to 37,000 Eritrean asylum seekers arrived in Europe between January and October 2014 via Sudan and Ethiopia, according to UNHCR.

• On average 1,000 refugees from South Sudan have been arriving in Sudan per week recently, UNHCR reports.

• SMoH and WHO report that 101 cases of hemorrhagic fever were registered in North Darfur and West Darfur since late August 2014.

• WFP to start a food voucher programme for an estimated 50,000 displaced people residing in Hamediya IDP camp, Central Darfur.

17 Nov 2014 description

The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance has risen by half a million to 6.6 million people in the period between November 2013 and October 2014. These 6.6 million people in need consist of 3.1 million IDPs, 0.7 million refugees, and asylum seekers, 1.2 million malnourished children aged under five and 1.6 million people who are food insecure. Needs are greatest in the Darfur region, Southern Sudan (South Kordofan, West Kordofan and Blue Nile States) and Eastern Sudan.

17 Nov 2014 description

OVERVIEW

A total of 6.6 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Since the beginning of 2014, fighting between Government security forces and armed movements have led to a cumulative estimate of over 430,000 people newly displaced in Darfur. Ongoing conflict in South Sudan has led to over 105,000 people crossing the border into Sudan.

16 Nov 2014 description

Key Facts

  • Total humanitarian funding available for Sudan in 2014 is US $534 million.

  • Funding for the Revised Strategic Response Plan (SRP) for Sudan for 2014 is currently $482 million, approximately 49 per cent of the total requirement. Unmet requirements stand at $504 million (as of November, 2014).

  • In the revised SRP released in June 2014 the number of beneficiaries in need increased by 11 percent (mainly newly displaced people and refugees).

15 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • On 9 November, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) facilitated the recommitment to the implementation of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement of 23 January.

  • Escalating inter-communal tensions between the youth in the Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in Malakal, Upper Nile State, continued to disrupt humanitarian operations.

10 Nov 2014 description
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Khartoum, 10 November 2014. The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has contributed an additional US $11.3 million to the Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF), following DFID’s US$16.4 million contribution earlier this year in light of growing needs in the country.

09 Nov 2014 description
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WFP’s first humanitarian convoy from Sudan to South Sudan delivered 700 MT of food to meet the needs of 45,000 IDPs for one month.

• EU called for a political solution to the conflict in Darfur and support to the national dialogue during a visit to South Darfur.

• SMoH and WHO reported 81 cases of hemorrhagic fever in North Darfur since late August, of which 15 cases were confirmed as dengue fever, with three deaths.

08 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • Sporadic fighting was reported in Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states. Aid workers have restricted movement due to the insecurity.

  • Humanitarian operations in Malakal, Upper Nile, were disrupted, following a dispute between youth in PoC 1 and 2, and those in the new PoC site.

  • About 35,000 people were displaced by heavy fighting in Khorfulus area, Jonglei State, and are sheltering in Ayod and New Fangak areas. Aid agencies are assessing the impact and required response.

05 Nov 2014 description

Faits saillants

· Les attaques dans le nord du Nigéria ont forcé 1 000 réfugiés dans la région inaccessible du Lac.

· Les inondations dans la région du Salamat ont affecté près de 8 000 personnes.

· Dans la bande sahélienne du Tchad, plus de 670 000 personnes reçoivent une aide alimentaire pendant la période de soudure.

· Le financement des ONG nationales gestionnaires des camps temporaires par le gouvernement sera nécessaire après décembre 2014.

05 Nov 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Government authorities in Khartoum have stated that there are no plans at the moment for any search operations in Kalma IDP camp, South Darfur.

  • Over 15,000 people in northern Abyei started receiving food aid for the first time since 2011.

  • FEWS NET reports that food security levels in Sudan will continue to improve in the October 2014 – February 2015 harvest period and will remain stable through March 2015.

  • Over 7,000 people who returned to two villages in West Darfur were registered by IOM last week.