Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 22 | 26 May - 1 June 2014 [EN/AR]

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 01 Jun 2014
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Fighting between Government forces and the SPLM-N in South Kordofan continues to affect civilians, with more people displaced and civilian structures hit in SPLM-N areas, according to aid organisations.

• FEWS NET forecasts that 40 per cent of IDPs and host communities in SPLM-N areas of South Kordofan will face emergency levels of food insecurity through September 2014.

• UNHCR reports that it has been decided to relocate 30,000 South Sudanese refugees from Kilo 10 reception site in White Nile to five alternative sites.

• UH RC/HC says sharp increase in humanitarian needs in Sudan requires increase in funding to meet the needs of vulnerable people

FIGURES
IDPs in Darfur –
in 2013 2 million
in 2014 (to date) 322,000

Refugees in Sudan (UNHCR) 157,000

Sudanese refugees in Chad (UNHCR) 353,000

Sudanese refugees in South Sudan & Ethiopia (UNHCR) 250,000

Civilians affected by fighting in South Kordofan

Reports received from the South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit (SKBNCU), an informal locally-led unit to support more effective humanitarian assistance to the conflict-affected civilians in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, indicates that fighting between Government forces and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) continued to affect civilians

SKBNCU reports that over the past week 59 bombs were dropped in the immediate vicinity of Kauda town, a major town controlled by the SPLM-N. While no civilian casualties were reported, the aerial bombings hit a number of civilian structures, including an office of a local aid organisation, a market, an orphans’ school, and a former hospital

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