Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin | Issue 10 | 29 February – 6 March 2016 [EN/AR]

Highlights

  • Over 102,700 people have fled the Jebel Marra area and have taken refuge in North, Central and South Darfur

  • About 95 per cent of the people who fled the Jebel Marra area have taken refuge in North Darfur

  • Between March and September 2016, more than 4 million people in Sudan will be at crisis levels of food insecurity or worse, according to FEWS NET

  • As of 29 February, biometric registration verified that 173,834 South Sudanese have arrived in Sudan since the start of conflict in South Sudan in mid-December 2013

  • Driven by food shortages in South Sudan, South Sudanese citizens have started arriving in East Darfur, South Darfur and West Kordofan states

FIGURES 2015 HRP

Displaced people in Sudan (as of Dec 2015) 3.2 million

Displaced people in Darfur (as of Dec 2015) 2.6 million

GAM burden 2 million

South Sudanese refugee arrivals in Sudan - since 15 Dec 2013 (UNHCR) 173,834

Refugees of other nationalities (UNHCR) 173,441

FUNDING

1.04 billion requested in 2015 (US$)

57%*reported funding

*2015 HRP has been extended as the 2016 HRP is being finalised.

Over 102,000 IDPs flee Jebel Marra to North, Central and South Darfur

People continue to flee their homes as a result of fighting between government forces and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army – Abdul Wahid (SPLA-AW) that started in Darfur’s Jebel Marra area in January. As of 6 March, over 102,700 people were reportedly displaced from Jebel Marra to various locations in North, Central and South Darfur, according to the UN and partners and the Government’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC). (See table below for more details). For information on the humanitarian response to people displaced from Jebel Marra, please refer to the latest Jebel Marra Crisis Fact Sheet.

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