- OCHA Regional Outlook for the Horn of Africa and Great Lakes Region: Recommendations for Humanitarian Action and Resilience Response - Jan-Mar 2017
- OCHA Humanitarian Bulletin | Issue 5 | 6 – 12 Feb 2017
- UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, Jan 2017
Appeals & Funding
- ACT/Caritas Appeal Darfur – 2017 Programme SDN171, EA 01/2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017 - Sudan
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2016 [EN/AR]
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
- CHF (Common Humanitarian Fund)
- OCHA Sudan Who Does What Where Presence Dashboard
- OCHA Sudan
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- South Sudan Situation Information Sharing Portal: Sudan
- Human Security Baseline Assessment for Sudan and South Sudan (HSBA)
- Satellite Sentinel Project
- Food Security Cluster: Sudan
- Human Rights Watch: Sudan - Events of 2016
Joint press release by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, UNICEF Sudan and the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan
Geneva/Khartoum– Today in Geneva, the Sudan People’s Liberation MovementNorth (SPLM-N) signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in conflict.
The chairman of the SPLM-N, Malik Agar, signed the Action Plan in a ceremony taking place at the United Nations’ Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Khartoum, 22 September 2016- The United Nations welcomes the release yesterday by the Government of Sudan of twenty one children allegedly associated with armed groups. These children, who have been in the custody of the government security forces, were captured during fighting between the Government of Sudan and the Justice and Equality Movement in Darfur, in 2015.
Khartoum, 17 August 2016. Every day, humanitarian aid workers stand on the front lines of conflict and disaster around the world, braving danger and difficulty to deliver assistance to those who need it most. World Humanitarian Day, which takes place every year on the 19th of August, pays tribute to the aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and mobilises people to advocate for humanitarian action.
Khartoum, 10 May 2016. The Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Ms. Marta Ruedas, condemns the reported shooting and killing of six civilians, including two children, by armed local tribes in Sortony, North Darfur, next to a site for people recently displaced from the mountainous Jebel Marra area of Darfur. Increased hostilities between the Sudan Armed Forces and the Abdul Wahid faction of the Sudan Liberation Army, that started in early 2016, have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes to other areas in the Darfur region, including Sortony.
Khartoum, 14 March 2016. The Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Ms. Marta Ruedas, condemns the attack by unknown assailants on a convoy of the African Union-United Nations Mission (UNAMID) near Kutum, North Darfur last week, in which one South African peacekeeper was killed and another wounded.
Ms. Ruedas expressed her deepest condolences to the family of the peacekeeper who was killed while on active duty and also to the Government of South Africa. She also wished the wounded soldier a speedy recovery.
Khartoum, 24 February 2016. I am deeply concerned about the plight of over 85,000 newly displaced civilians in North Darfur State, civilians who have fled their villages in recent days and weeks as a result of an escalation of conflict in the region’s Jebel Marra area.
Khartoum, 27 January 2016. The United Nations today expressed grave concern over the impact of the ongoing hostilities in Darfur on thousands of civilians who have been forced to flee their homes amid the conflict that began two weeks ago. Initial reports indicate that about 19,000 civilians have fled into North Darfur state, and up to 15,000 into Central Darfur state, following fighting in the mountainous Jebel Marra region that straddles three Darfur states.
(Khartoum, 10 September 2015) The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Ms Marta Ruedas, strongly condemns the fatal attack carried out Tuesday in West Darfur against State Ministry of Health (SMoH) and World Health Organization (WHO) representatives. The attack took place about 40 kms from Geneina in Kreinik locality as the aid workers were returning from a routine mission. Unidentified gunmen ambushed the vehicle, killing the driver and a security official. Two health ministry staff and a WHO doctor in the vehicle were unharmed.
Khartoum, 27 May 2015. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan ad interim, Mr. Geert Cappelaere, has expressed his deep concern over reports that large-scale displacement, including possible forced relocations, is occurring in Blue Nile State’s Bau locality and possibly in other parts of the state.
Khartoum, 11 May 2015. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan ad interim, Mr. Geert Cappalaere, has expressed his deep concern at reports of inter-tribal warfare breaking out in the vicinity of Abu Karinka and Adila towns in East Darfur.
Sudan: 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan helps get aid to people most in need
Khartoum, 5 May 2015. The humanitarian community in Sudan continues to respond to massive humanitarian needs, both in terms of funding required and the number of people requiring assistance.
Khartoum, 6 November 2014. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan a.i., Mr. Geert Cappelaere, has expressed deep concern that children in conflict affected areas of South Kordofan and Blue Nile may again be at high risk of contracting polio.
Sudan was recently declared polio free, but two new cases have emerged this week in South Sudan’s Unity state, near the border with South Kordofan, increasing the risk that the virus may return to Sudan.
Khartoum, 26 August 2014. The United Nations welcomes the approval last week by representatives of the Governments of South Sudan and Sudan of an operational plan that will open a humanitarian corridor between Sudan and South Sudan. Developed and prepared by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the plan will enable WFP to deliver close to 63,000 metric tonnes of life-saving food assistance to 744,000 people in the northern parts of South Sudan who have been affected by the conflict in South Sudan since December 2013.
Khartoum, 18 June 2014. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan a.i., Mr. Geert Cappelaere, is deeply concerned by reports that a civilian hospital run by the international relief agency Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Farrandalla, South Kordofan, was recently bombed by military aircraft.
“I am very concerned that international obligations to ensure that medical units are protected during times of conflict are not being upheld,” said Mr. Cappelaere.
Khartoum, 3 June 2014. The United Nations welcomes the reaffirmation made by the Government of Sudan at the Oslo Humanitarian Pledging Conference for South Sudan on 20 May to maintain its borders open to South Sudanese fleeing violence and insecurity in their country. We commend and appreciate that Sudan has granted unrestricted access to its territory to more than 85,000 South Sudanese since the outbreak of violence in South Sudan on 15 December 2013.
Khartoum, 30 April 2014. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, expressed concern over an increasing number of people from South Sudan seeking refuge in the Abyei area. Over the past few days, at least 3,000 people have arrived in a number of locations in Abyei after fleeing violence in Unity State, South Sudan. These newly arrived people from South Sudan join an estimated 3,000 people who sought shelter in the area earlier this year.
Joint statement attributable to the UNAMID Deputy Joint Special Representative, Mr. Joseph Mutaboba, and the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr Ali Al-Za’tari on increasing violence affecting civilians in Darfur and the growing constraints on the international community’s ability to help those affected
Khartoum, 23 March 2014. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, has expressed his deep concern at increasing violence in Darfur, as tens of thousands of people continue to be displaced from their homes. Since the beginning of 2014, over 200,000 people in Darfur have been displaced. Mr. Al-Za’tari feels extremely saddened by the continuous loss of human life, mostly civilians not associated with the conflict.