Sudan Humanitarian Update - 3rd Quarter 2012

Highlights in the 3rd quarter

  • Conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile continued to affect civilians and there are now over 211,000 Sudanese refugees in camps in South Sudan and Ethiopia.

  • ƒƒIn early August, the Government and SPLM-N signed, separately, agreements with the Tripartite initiative on delivering relief aid to all conflict-affected people in South Kordofan and Blue Nile, but by the end of September no aid had been delivered under this initiative. ƒƒ

  • Between June and September, more than 240,000 people were affected by heavy rains and flash flooding across Sudan. ƒƒ

  • In early August, all residents of the Kassab IDP camp in North Darfur fled following inter-tribal violence. Most returned to the camp within one month, after security was restored. ƒƒ

  • Sudan and South Sudan signed the ‘four freedoms’ agreement in September, which enables nationals of each State to be able to reside, move, buy property and undertake economic activities in the other country.

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