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25 Aug 2016 description
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Human Rights Council
Thirty-third session
Agenda item 10
Technical assistance and capacity-building

--Note by the Secretariat--

25 Aug 2016 description


• The State Ministry of Health (SMoH) has reported high rates of malnutrition in West Darfur over the past few months.

• Over 200,000 people have been affected by heavy rain and flooding since early June, according to HAC.

• On 20 August, the first group of 105 South Sudanese refugees was relocated from Khor Omer to Kario camp in East Darfur.

• On 17 August, the UN held a press conference in Khartoum to mark World Humanitarian Day.

Spike in severe acute malnutrition admissions in West Darfur

25 Aug 2016 description
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  • 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)


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.

25 Aug 2016 description

269.244 llegadas por mar en 2016
3.164 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 09:30 hs. (horario Europa Central) 23/8/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

25 Aug 2016 description

269,244 arrivals by sea in 2016
3.164 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 23 August
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

25 Aug 2016 description

Niger is a significant transit country for migration between West and Central and Northern Africa. There are several reasons for this such as for example, the strategic geographical position of Niger in relation to Libya. Libya is one of the main launching points for boats crossing the Mediterranean towards Europe. Many migrants go to Libya hoping to find a passage towards Italy and many of the migrant deaths that occur in the Mediterrean occur in boats that left Libya.

24 Aug 2016 description
report UN General Assembly
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Increasingly Complex Conflicts with Devastating Impact on Children, UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Warns General Assembly in Annual Report

23 Aug 2016

New York – In her annual report to the General Assembly, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, highlighted the devastating impact on children of increasingly complex conflicts, despite concerted efforts and significant progress achieved over the past year.

24 Aug 2016 description


  • In 2016, WFP Sudan plans to assist 4.6 million affected people, of which 3.9 million reside in Darfur. Thus far, WFP has reached 2.5 million people or 54 percent of the people in need - distributing 97,000 mt of food across Sudan.

  • In July, WFP Sudan assisted 1.9 million people with general food assistance and 76,790 children under five and pregnant and nursing women with nutrition assistance.

24 Aug 2016 description

This map illustrates satellite detected possible flood water & saturated soil over Wad Madani, in Al Jazeera State, extracted from Radarsat-2 imagery (12 m) acquired on 18 August 2016. According to satellite derived analysis some areas within Al Jazeera State seem to be flooded. Possible flooded agricultural areas and saturated soils are particularly visible over Southern Al Jazeera Locality. The exact limit of flood waters is uncertain because of the low spatial resolution of the satellite data used for this analysis.

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

172.2 M required for 2016
66.0 M contributions received, representing 38% of requirements
106.2 M funding gap for the Yemen Situation

23 Aug 2016 description


South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 14 Aug)

Total South Sudanese refugees as of 14 Aug (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)

Refugees in South Sudan

1.61 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan

FUNDING (as of 02 August)

23 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Overview on Education in Emergencies (EiE) in Sudan 2016

North and Central Darfur

The gap in education is still very high with some 3,400 school aged children identified as being in need of learning facilities in Sortony, North Darfur following their recent displacement from Jebel Marra. This translates to 68 temporary classrooms alongside teaching and learning related materials. The government approval for construction of these classrooms was granted after advocacy by UNICEF, sector partners and the Ministry of Education.

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.