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26 Jan 2015 description
report SUDO (UK)

THE JANJAWEED KILL, RAPE, LOOT AND OCCUPY WATER SOURCES Updates from East Jabbal Marra and North Darfur

EASTERN JABAL MARRA- 23rd January 2015

The Rapid Support Force attacked the village of Koweala in east Jabal Marra, killing Hamza Eisa Ali, Idris Musa Younis and Adam Haroun Musa. Six minor girls were raped. In addition they looted of 450 heads of livestock.

23rd January

26 Jan 2015 description
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Executive Summary

Opportunities for Peace in 2015

  • Gender agenda: In 2015, the review of the Beijing Platform for Action, Resolution 1325 and the Millennium Development Goals may provide an opportunity for moving towards stronger and more substantive engagement with genuine sustainable development in which gender equality, the empowerment of women and peacebuilding are key elements.

26 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

January 23 - 2015 EAST JEBEL MARRA / SIRBA / TABIT

Militiamen have killed three sheikhs and raped ten women, among them four minors, in separate events in Darfur on Thursday and Friday.Three herders near Tabit were injured by milita members on Thursday as well.

26 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

The initial White Nile State relocation of 500 planned households to the new sites of El Redis 2 and Dabat Bosin has been completed, and will continue as required to relieve congestion of existing sites.

22 Jan 2015 description
report SUDO (UK)

North Darfur-16th January
A group of Janjaweed militia men attacked the village of Donkey Sharafa, 20 kilometers west of Al Fasher, they looted 300 sheep, 217 goats, 19 donkeys, 63 camels and 2 horses.

22 Jan 2015 description

El Fasher, 22 January 2015 – Following clashes between armed opposition groups and the Sudanese Armed Forces in the East Jebel Marra area and north of Kutum over the past few weeks, the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is concerned about the impact of the ongoing conflict on civilians. Newly displaced people arrived in several localities of North Darfur, mainly in Um Baru, Tawilla and Sortony as well as Nertiti in Central Darfur.

21 Jan 2015 description

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a generous contribution from the Government of Japan to support its emergency operations in Sudan.

This new contribution of ¥390 million (US$3.2 million) will be used to provide some 862,000 school children across Sudan with nutritious meals for two months through WFP’s school feeding programme.

20 Jan 2015 description

Snapshot 14–20 January

Cameroon: 50,000 people are estimated displaced due to the recent increase in Boko Haram (BH) attacks in the northern regions. In the past week, an attack on a military base in Kolofata resulted in 143 BH killed, subsequently, BH kidnapped 80 people from one village – with three killed and 24 later released. The conflict has escalated regionally, with Chad pledging military support in Cameroon’s fight against Boko Haram.

20 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

with some 6,000 children displaced due to the recent conflict and hundreds at risk from measles outbreak

Khartoum, 19th January 2015: UNICEF expresses grave concern that children are increasingly becoming victims in the recent spike in conflict in areas around Jebel Mara in Central and North Darfur States. It is estimated that over sixty per cent of the verified 10,415 affected persons are children.

19 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • South Sudan warring parties agree in Khartoum on a five point plan proposed by the Chinese Government to support the ongoing IGAD peace talks.

  • The outflow of South Sudanese to Uganda through the Nimule border (Eastern Equatoria State) continued on a small scale.

  • Returning refugees continue to be registered in Bor town; a total of 91 HHs registered by RRC who are reported to have come from Uganda and Kenya during the reporting period.

18 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Flooding has occurred this week in Al Salaam locality in White Nile State, following closure of the Jebel Aulia dam. The sites of El Redis 1, El Redis 2 and Jouri have all been affected, with access hindered and delivery of basic services interrupted. Twenty block latrines have collapsed in El Redis 1 and water trucking to the new El Redis 2 site is now taking place from Al Kashafa (approximately 10 kilometres away).

18 Jan 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 14 January, a national staff member working for an international NGO was abducted in Nyala, South Darfur by armed men.

  • Humanitarian organisations have assessed and verified about 18,400 new IDPs in a number of locations in North Darfur.

  • An estimated 119,950 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since violence erupted in South Sudan mid-December 2013, according to the UNHCR.

17 Jan 2015 description

PRINCIPAUX PROBLÈMES HUMANITAIRES

Insécurité alimentaire et malnutrition

Au Tchad, près de 2.4 millions de personnes sont en insécurité alimentaire (20%) parmi lesquelles 428 000 personnes (3.6%) sont en situation d’insécurité alimentaire sévère. La situation nutritionnelle es t également alarmante, avec 350 000 cas de malnutrition aiguë globale attendus en 2015 pour les enfants de 6 à 59 mois, parmi lesquels 96 000 en situation de malnutrition aigüe sévère.

Mouvements de populations

16 Jan 2015 description

By Susan Kim*

January 15, 2015—While relaxing and reading the Dayton Daily News in 1999, an advertisement caught Mike Slaughter's eye: BMW had just released a new luxury sedan. On a facing page was a heart-wrenching photograph of a child, emaciated with hunger, from Sudan. The two words—sedan, Sudan—and their juxtaposition struck a chord in Slaughter.

Sedan, Sudan. Sedan, Sudan.

15 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

The average of complaints concerning crimes against children filed at the Family and Child Protection Department of the police in Khartoum state amount to 30 cases a day.

Lawyer Osman El Ageb told Hikayat Forum, a social newspaper issued in Khartoum, that 2,293 child abuse cases were reported to the police in Sudan’s capital in 2014.

“The Sherig El Nil Prosecution Agency is handling between eight and ten cases daily,” he noted.

13 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

Registration of newly displaced villagers from East Jebel Marra and Tawila locality at the North Darfur camps for the displaced has begun. Unicef, in cooperation with the Sudanese Child Welfare Council, has distributed blankets to the newcomers in Zamzam camp. The North Darfur authorities have adjusted the teaching hours because of the current cold wave.

About 200 newly displaced from East Jebel Marra were registered at the Shangil Tobaya camp in Tawila locality.