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24 Apr 2016 description

ISCG Document endorsed by the HCT
Sudan Rapid Response to New Internal Civilian Displacement

Introduction

14 Apr 2016 description

On 11 April 2016, UNAMID`s Human Rights Section, Sector North, handed over 348 benches and desks to four basic schools for boys and girls in Abu Zereiga village, approximately 50 kilometers south of El-Fasher, North Darfur. The event, part of the Mission’s support to education in Darfur through its Quick Impact Projects (QIPs) programme, was attended by native administration members, teachers, representatives of women and youth groups and UNAMID Staff.

11 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sudan signed an Action Plan with the UN committing to prevent the recruitment and use of children by government security forces in Sudan. It was the last remaining Government whose forces were listed in the SG’s Report on Children and Armed Conflict and had not yet entered into such an agreement.

  • All 234 unaccompanied and separated children identified amongst the newly displaced from Jebel Marra in Tawilla, North Darfur, have been successfully reunified with their immediate families.

20 Mar 2016 description
report Radio Dabanga

The population in the area southeast of Haya in Red Sea State complain of a lack of basic services. A mining company has obtained permission to operate in a mining block in the locality.

“The about 10,000 families living in El Laykeneib, El Lanegeib, and El Aradeib are entirely deprived of health, education, and other basic services,” an activist told Radio Dabanga from Haya.

13 Mar 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

KHARTOUM, Sudan – 13th March 2016:- The Government of Japan today responded to the urgent humanitarian call to address the growing children’s emergency in Sudan with a US$ 4.9 million grant to UNICEF. The grant is a part of the overall support to address the basic needs of children in nutrition, health, water, and sanitation and hygiene promotion in the conflict affected states of South Darfur, East Darfur, South Kordofan and West Kordofan.

13 Mar 2016 description

On 2 March 2016, UNAMID’s Communications and Public Information Section, in partnership with the Mission’s Gender Advisory Unit and the Ministry of Education, West Darfur state, organized the annual debate under the theme: “Girl Child Education- Dictated by Culture or Poverty?” The event, held in El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur, brought together around 250 participants including teachers, students and representatives from the native administrations, local government, civil institutions, civil society organizations and academics.

09 Mar 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Children across Sudan are now taking their grade 8 exams starting March 5th, a key prerequisite to receiving the Basic Education Certificate.

04 Mar 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
  • over 90,000 people displaced in North Darfur

  • up to 90% of displaced are women and children in some locations

  • up to 50,000 people may be displaced in parts of Central Darfur

  • $5.5 million needed to respond to immediate humanitarian needs for children over the next four-six months

04 Mar 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Following renewed conflict in Jabel Marra, which began in midJanuary 2016, over 90,000 people have now been displaced to North Darfur State alone. The number of displaced children is reported to be very high with 90 per cent of the displaced recorded as women and children in some locations.

01 Mar 2016 description

I. Overview/Background

  1. The purpose of this document is to outline the strategic objectives of the first standard allocation of the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) for 2016. 1 The paper summarizes the analysis, strategy and intent of the first allocation.

01 Mar 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
  • 85,000 people displaced in North Darfur

  • up to 90% of displaced are women and children in some locations

  • up to 50,000 people may be displaced in parts of Central Darfur

  • $5.5 million needed to respond to immediate humanitarian needs for children over the next four-six months

25 Feb 2016 description
report HART

Overview

The resumption of ground hostilities followed by a new wave of aerial bombardment, shelling and attacks against civilians, led to a quick deterioration of the security situation in the Two Areas in January 2016. At least 11 poeple, including a child, were reportedly killed by government militias in South Kordofan.

24 Feb 2016 description

On 21 February 2016, UNAMID Sector West inaugurated two water hand-pumps in El-Nakheel area and Krinding 2 camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in El-Geneina. Both pumps were rehabilitated few days earlier, on 17 February, through UNAMID’s Quick Impact Projects (QIPs). The project, implemented by the Indonesian Battalion, is expected to supply potable water to hundreds of residents in the camp as well as the El-Nakheel Basic School located at the camp.