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Ethiopia + 4 others
South Sudan Crisis — Regional Impact Situation Report #28 23 July 2014

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Highlights

  • WFP urgently requires US$107 million for the next six months to meet the needs of all refugees in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan.

  • The resource situation remains critical in all the four countries. Shortfalls may require WFP to implement ration cuts and stop selected activities such as school meals and blanket supplementary feeding, in order to prioritize assistance for new arrivals. This will have a negative impact on the nutrition situation of beneficiaries.

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Sudan + 1 other
Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 29 | 14 – 20 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• Three Sudanese aid workers who were abducted in Kutum, North Darfur last month were freed after 32 days in captivity.

• About 34,000 new IDPs in Um Dukhun and Mukjar localities in Central Darfur need humanitarian assistance, according to aid agencies.

• An estimated 2,000 people have been displaced to El Lait locality, North Darfur from East Darfur.

• UNHCR estimates that the number of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan will reach 165,000 people by the end of 2014.

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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Jordan + 3 others
Jordan's Quiet Emergency

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Pulitzer Center

ALICE SU

When the adhan sounds, a sigh of relief ripples across the room. The call to prayer marks the end of the day’s Ramadan fasting and the go-ahead for seven disabled children, six volunteers, one grandmother, and two supervisors, all from Syria, to dig into the mountain of McDonald’s in front of them.

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European Commission Tops Up Contribution To WFP Sudan

KHARTOUM - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed an additional contribution of €9.1 million (US$12.3 million) from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) to its operations in Sudan.

The funds will provide much-needed food assistance to displaced people and other vulnerable groups across the country. This donation brings ECHO’s total contribution this year to WFP Sudan to €13,994,000 (US$ 19.1 million).

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Landmines exposed by rain in North Darfur

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Radio Dabanga

KUTUM LOCALITY (22 Jul .) -

The Sudan Liberation Movement led by Abdel Wahid El Nur (SLM-AW) claims that government forces planted landmines in Kutum locality, North Darfur.

Mustafa Tambur, the military spokesman for the SLM-AW reported to Radio Dabanga that heavy rainfall exposed 23 landmines in the area of Fonu, near Kutum town.

“The mines were buried along a strip of two kilometers, to hamper the movement of the Darfur resistance forces”, Tambour explained.

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South Sudan + 2 others
IRRI submission to the APPG on Sudan and South Sudan: UK and International Engagement with South Sudan 2011-2014

Summary

The International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) is responding to the call for information about the transitional period in South Sudan and the ways in which aid might have been targeted more effectively.

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South Sudan + 1 other
HSBA Issue Brief for Sudan and South Sudan, #23 July 2014

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Protective measures
Local security arrangements in Greater Upper Nile

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Newborn babies dying in El Malha locality, North Darfur

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Radio Dabanga

El MALHA (20 Jul .) - In El Malha locality, North Darfur, the number of newborn babies dying of an infection of the umbilical cord is increasing.

A medical source reported to Radio Dabanga that during the past four months, two to three newborn babies have died each week. “They die within one to three days after the start of the inflammation.”

A medical team from El Fasher, capital of North Darfur State, visited El Malha town last week, where they conducted tests, and took samples. “They returned to El Fasher without a diagnose,” the medical source said.

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Situation updates South and North Darfur 6th July to 17th July 2014

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SUDO (UK)

Killing, Rape and Kidnapping by militia members

On 6th of July 2014 three girls were raped by pro-government militia group members in KALMA IDPs camp south of Nyala City in south Darfur.

On 8th of July 2014 Salih Mahmoud, an IDP and a mobile shop owner in DINAR IDPs camp in Kass, was killed by a pro-Government militia members and his shop was completely looted.

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South Sudan + 4 others
South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 45 (as of 17 July 2014)

Highlights

● Assistance to 37,000 people in Nhialdu, northwest of Bentiu, Unity State was disrupted by fighting early this week.

● WASH partners continue to improve access to clean water and sanitation at Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site, and health partners report a decrease in the Under-5 mortality rate there.

● New arrivals to the Bentiu site were as high as 50 families per day raising concerns of congestion in the site

3.8 million People to be assisted by the end of the year

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Three North Darfur girls raped by militiamen

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Radio Dabanga

TAWILA (18 Jul .) - Three girls were raped by militiamen in Atabra area, 15km west of Tawila in North Darfur, on Saturday.

Omda Musa Mukhtar Bosh told Radio Dabanga that pro-government militia elements, riding on the backs of camels and horses, attacked 20 women who were working in farms in Atabra. They seized three girls, aged 14, 15, and 16, and repeatedly raped them. The other women managed to escape.

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Burundi + 6 others
Tdh’s interventions in East and North Africa [EN/FR]

In East and North Africa, Terre des hommes (Tdh) helps vulnerable children build a better future. In particular, the Foundation assists working children by offering services to enable them to get access to education and a better work environment. Tdh also makes employers and local communities more aware of the risks of exploitation. Mechanisms for identifying, guiding and monitoring the most vulnerable children (orphans, migrants, etc.) are put in place. And finally, Tdh works to strengthen the judicial system for minors by way of advocacy, workshops and training courses.

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Sudan + 1 other
Five Killed in Fighting in Sudans' Disputed Abyei Area

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Voice of America

Waakhe Simon Wudu
Last updated on: July 17, 2014 3:29 PM

JUBA — Officials in the disputed area of Abyei on the border between South Sudan and Sudan say five people have been killed in clashes between residents and Arab Misseriya nomads.

Deng Mading, who chairs the Abyei Joint Oversight Committee (AJOC) told reporters in Juba that members of a pro-Khartoum Misseriya militia clashed with people at a cattle camp in Gokmou, around 15 kilometers south of Abyei town, on Wednesday.