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29 Sep 2016 description


• An increase in the number of new South Sudanese refugees into White Nile State may be expected, according to UNHCR.

• Since 2011, about 100,000 Syrians have arrived in Sudan, mainly in the greater Khartoum area, according to Government estimates.

• An estimated 7,000 new IDPs arrived in Katur village from the Kosa area in Tawilla locality,
North Darfur State, according to the local authorities.

• About 4,000 new Jebel Marra IDPs arrived in Guldo town following hostilities between SAF and SLA-AW.

29 Sep 2016 description


  • Increased fighting leaves between 250,000 to 275,000 people in eastern Aleppo in urgent need of protection and humanitarian assistance

  • Civilians under constant threat of attack following upsurge in violence. Hundreds reportedly killed

  • Tens of thousands of people in eastern Aleppo without safe drinking water after pumping station hit

  • All access routes to east Aleppo are closed. Civilians unable to leave

23 Sep 2016 description

Since the beginning of 2016, the UN and partners successfuly delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operat i ons, reaching over 1.2 million civilians in besieged, hard-to-reach and other priority cross-line locations with dire humanitarian needs. Many of these people were reached more than once. A total of 82 inter-agency convoys have been undertaken.

UNRWA has also delivered 32 convoys with multi-sectoral assistance to 19,000 in YBB*, including thousands of residents in and from Yarmouk.

23 Sep 2016 description
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  • Inter-agency cross-line humanitarian convoy to Big Orem attacked

  • Government declares end to week-long Cessation of Hostilities (CoH)

  • Improved humanitarian access into western Aleppo City

  • Two cross-border convoys reach 162,000 civilians in need

  • Evacuations from Al Wa’er postponed

  • Older Syrians three times more likely to display psychological stress

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22 Sep 2016 description

ERC O'Brien's Opening Remarks at London Conference Follow-up Session

Excellencies, Ministers, distinguished guests,

I would like to thank the Governments of the United Kingdom, Kuwait, Germany and Norway for co-hosting this important event together with the United Nations.