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01 Jul 2016 description

Global Overview – Trends and Outlook

01 Jul 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Favorable rains received at start of cropping season with pockets of dryness in Sudanian zone
  • Prices of millet and sorghum remained mostly stable in recent months
  • Continued assistance required to improve access to food and protect livelihoods of food-insecure and vulnerable people, including refugees and returnees

Growing season started in most parts of the country

01 Jul 2016 description

Inside the issue

IPC Global News and Features…………..1

  • Working at full Speed in 2016.

  • A "New and Renewed "IPC Global Partnership

  • gFSC and IPC Strengthening their Cooperation

  • Towards a full Harmonized IPC Classification System

-E-learning Course on IPC Version 2.0

IPC Regions and Countries…….…………..3

  • IPC in East and Central Africa

  • IPC in Southern Africa

  • IPC support to CH in West Africa

01 Jul 2016 description

1 July 2016, GENEVA – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) aim to reduce disaster losses in some of the world’s most hazard prone cities with the initial aid of a €6 million grant from the EU, over the next three years. Mr. Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development said: ”Strengthening disaster risk governance is an essential part of sustainable development and a key priority of the Sendai Framework.

01 Jul 2016 description

Little relief to dryness expected over Guatemala and Honduras

Africa Weather Hazards

01 Jul 2016 description

Favorable rainfall forecasts suggest improvements in food security likely

Key Messages

01 Jul 2016 description

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Talawiet Organization for Development (TOD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the promotion of food security and nutrition in eastern Sudan.

01 Jul 2016 description

Horrifying accounts of sexual violence, killings, torture and religious persecution collected by Amnesty International reveal the shocking range of abuses along the smuggling routes to and through Libya. The organization spoke to at least 90 refugees and migrants at reception centres in Puglia and Sicily, who had made the journey across the Mediterranean from Libya to southern Italy in the past few months, and who were abused by people smugglers, traffickers, organized criminal gangs and armed groups.

01 Jul 2016 description
report Deutsche Welle

Five years after the start of a war in Sudan, fought with ground attacks and aerial bombings, South Kordofan refugees are still seeking safety in neighboring South Sudan.

By Laura Wagenknecht

When the war in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan's South Kordofan state began in 2011, thousands of Nuba people fled to neighboring South Sudan. They settled close to the border in Yida where they built a market, workshops, houses and schools.

30 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Tens of thousands have fled their homes following fresh fighting in Wau county.

• South Sudan facing worst food insecurity since December 2013.

• Thousands displaced by fighting in Raja county.

• Tension remains high in Kajo-Keji where thousands have been displaced.

• Sudanese refugees continue to flee into South Sudan.

Fighting in Wau displaces tens of thousands of people

30 Jun 2016 description

573.4 M required for 2016
85.4 M contributions received, representing 15% of requirements
488.0 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation

30 Jun 2016 description
report IRIN

New “incentives” pile pressure on third countries

By Kristy Siegfried

This week’s European Council meeting was dominated by reactions to Britain’s referendum result, but on Tuesday EU leaders took a decision that has far-reaching consequences for people forced or wishing to migrate from more than a dozen countries in Africa and Asia.

30 Jun 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

State Department List Adds Iraq, Excludes Afghanistan

30 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Sudan hosts over 360,000 refugees and asylum seekers from Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen

• Influx from South Sudan continues, with 5,000 arrivals from Raja into East Darfur reported over the past week.

• Response needed for an estimated 17,000 people displaced as a result of violence in Thur, Central Darfur.

• Several casualties reported as a result of inter-communal violence in Um Tajok, West Darfur.

Sudan hosts 360,000 refugees and asylum seekers

30 Jun 2016 description

L’OIM croit fermement en une migration effectué dans le bon ordre et dans le respect de la dignité humaine et toutes les donn ées présentées par le monitoring des flux servent à informer et mettre en évidence le phénomène migratoire dans une région qui po se certains dangers pour les migrants (difficulté climatiques, routes dangereuse, vulnérabilité à l’exploitation/la traite/autre abus).

30 Jun 2016 description

IOM firmly believes in humane and orderly migration for all and all data reported through the flow monitoring aims to inform and highlight a migratory phenomenon in an area with dangers for migrants (challenging climate, dangerous road conditions, vulnerability to trafficking/other exploitation/abuse).

30 Jun 2016 description
report Sudan Tribune

June 29, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government has announced readiness to cooperate with the UN agencies working in the humanitarian field, reiterating commitment to issue the required permits and facilitation.

Several foreign humanitarian organizations complain from restrictions imposed by the Sudanese authorities on their movements in conflict areas, especially in Darfur’s Jebel Marra where the Sudanese army seeks to retake rebel positions in the mountainous area.

29 Jun 2016 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12427

7728th Meeting (AM)
Security Council
Meetings Coverage

UNAMID No Longer Needed, Permanent Representative Stresses, Calling Text ‘Replete with Contradictions’, Not Reflecting Facts

The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 30 June 2017, determining that the situation in Sudan constituted a threat to international peace and security.

29 Jun 2016 description
report Sudan Consortium

The Sudan Consortium has been working with a group of trusted local Sudanese partners who have been monitoring human rights violations committed against the civilian population in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile since the current conflict began in 2011.1 We believe that this information provides strong evidence that civilians are being directly and deliberately targeted by the Sudanese government in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile as all the attacks referred to in this report were launched against areas that were clearly identifiable as civilian in character.