January 25, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that flooding has hindered transfer of South Sudanese refugees to new relocation sites in Sudan’s White Nile state.
Last December, the humanitarian commissioner in Khartoum state, Mustafa al-Sinarri announced the relocation of South Sudanese refugees Khartoum state to the While Nile state, adding it was decided to build new refugees camps near the border.
January 24, 2014 (EL-FASHER) - North Darfur internally displaced persons (IDPs) who fled their areas in east Jebel Marra following the recent fighting there are now facing water shortages and sanitation-related diseases in Zamzam camp where they reside.
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Wednesday that more than 18,000 people have been newly verified as displaced in El Fasher, Shangil Tobaya, Tawila and Um Baru areas in North Darfur.
January 19, 2015 (RUMBEK) – At least seven people were killed on Monday following an attack in Lakes state Rumbek North county, officials said.
Local government minister, Jok Ayom Majak said the attackers stormed Manteu village near the county headquarter and burnt several houses.
“Several houses were burnt to ashes by the armed attackers,” he said.
Local communities claimed those who carried out the attack were civilians from Mayendit in neighbouring Unity state.
January 18, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - Darfur former rebels Sunday admitted the split of their group, Justice and Equality Movement (LJM) into two factions as the national government says the schism with not affect a peace framework agreement they signed in July 2011.
More than three years after the signing of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD), the principal signatory of the framework agreement is now split into the Justice and Equality Movement (LJM) led by Bahar Idriss Abu Garda and the National Justice and Equality Movement (NLJM) led by Tijani al-Sissi.
January 18, 2015 (KAMPALA) – Internally displaced South Sudanese have expressed concerns over the government’s decision to conduct election before peace and stability has been properly restored to the country.
In a series of interviews conducted by Sudan Tribune by phone, displaced citizens urged both warring parties to work towards achieving a peace deal and building up trust among the population.