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25 Nov 2015 description

On 21 November 2015, UNAMID peacekeepers handed over the newly constructed Nusaibah Secondary School for Girls, to the displaced community at Al Salam camp for the internally displaced, North Darfur.

The project, which includes a perimeter fence, two classrooms and an office space was constructed by the Mission’s Rwandese peacekeepers .

On his part, UNAMID Force Commander Lt.-General Paul Ignace Mella urged the Nusaibah Secondary School authorities to maintain educational standards among the school’s students.

24 Nov 2015 description

Somalia: Flooding has affected 132,000 people and displaced an estimated 60,000 as low-lying areas of Mogadishu have now been inundated, as well as areas of Middle Shabelle and Lower Juba. Main supply roads are impassable and some airstrips unusable The middle and lower reaches of the Shabelle River remain at high risk of flooding.

24 Nov 2015 description
report European Union

On 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Head of Delegation of the European Union to Sudan, Ambassador Tomas Ulicny, was briefed by Ms. Amal Mahmoud, Member of Parliament and former Secretary General of the National Council for Child Welfare, on the currently ongoing National Campaign to End Child Marriage.

23 Nov 2015 description

More than ten years since the start of the conflict in Darfur, Sudan, 2.5 million people continue to live uprooted from their homes. A whole generation of children has been born knowing nothing but conflict and camp life. With funding from the EU Children of Peace initiative, the Dutch humanitarian organisation ZOA is providing an education for these children, making up for lost years in many cases and helping them overcome trauma and sadness.

23 Nov 2015 description


  • In the reporting period, a total of 278 Burundian refugees arrived in Uganda, higher than last week’s 179 new arrivals.

  • Of these, 79 refugees were received at Kabazana Reception Centre, up from 36 new arrivals reported last week. Eight individuals were transported from Mirama Hills and Bugango border points, 16 were referred from Kampala and 55 individuals directly arrived at the reception centre.

23 Nov 2015 description

KHARTOUM - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$300,000 from the Government of the Republic of Korea to help WFP support more than 90,000 children and pregnant and nursing women for one month.

WFP will use the contribution to purchase Super Cereal; a specialized nutritional product that helps prevent malnutrition.

21 Nov 2015 description

“One morning an armed group attacked our village. My husband was killed and I am now alone with no help to support six children,” said Samia Dawood, 31, from Um Ghubeish village in East Jebel Marra in Sudan’s Darfur region.

When fighting erupted in January this year, Samia fled with her children to Zamzam camp, home to 150,000 internally displaced people,making it North Darfur’s largest IDP camp.

Read the full story on OCHA.

19 Nov 2015 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

Mixed migration trend report for october 2015 covering mixed migration events in: ALGERIA,EGYPT, ETHIOPIA, LIBYA, MALI, MOROCCO, NIGER, SUDAN, TUNISIA, GREECE AND ITALY.

MHub works on behalf of the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force consisting of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS and UNHCR. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensuring the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

19 Nov 2015 description


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) employs more than 2,937 South Sudanese staff and 329 international staff to respond to a wide range of medical emergencies and provide free and high quality healthcare to people in need 18 projects in 7 out of 10 states in the country and the Abyei Special Administrative Area.

19 Nov 2015 description


  • 689,845 Persons of concern (all nationalities) registered by UNHCR

  • 630,176 Syrians registered by UNHCR

  • 59,669 Iraqis, Somalis, Sudanese, Yemenis and others registered by UNHCR

  • 79,138 Syrians in Zaatari Camp

  • 26,445 Syrians in Azraq Camp

  • 6,329 Syrians in Emirati-Jordanian Camp


19 Nov 2015 description
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• First IA mission to Fanga Suk (Northern Jebel Marra locality) since 2011 identifies 18,000 people in need of aid.

• Since end August, 392 suspected cases of severe dengue fever—including 113 fatalities—have been reported in Darfur.

• In Blue Nile State, 13,700 children affected by conflict in Bau and Geissan localities benefit from child protection services.

• In West Darfur, communities struggle to manage water facilities in Sirba locality.

19 Nov 2015 description
report Sudan Tribune

November 18, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The government of Switzerland has contributed additional $3 million to the 2015 Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) to help address growing humanitarian needs in Sudan.

In a press release extended to Sudan Tribune Wednesday, the Swiss ambassador in Khartoum, Martin Strub, said his country allocated $2 million for the use of UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and $1 million for the use of World Food Programme (WFP).

17 Nov 2015 description

Yemen: 14.4 million people are now food insecure: two million more than in June and four million more than before the escalation of conflict in March. 7.6 million people are severely food insecure. Heavy fighting continues, in particular in Al Dhalee and Taizz governorates. Peace talks between Houthi and government representatives, which were expected to begin mid-November, are yet to take place.

17 Nov 2015 description


  • Heightened food insecurity expected throughout Sudan due to projected below-average crop yields

  • USAID/FFP emergency food commodities arrives in Port Sudan

  • CERF allocates more than $15 million to North Darfur