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2014 Revised Strategic Response Plan (June 2014)

Humanitarian partners are seeking $982 million for 419 projects in eleven sectors throughout Sudan. A total of 6.9 million people (about 20 per cent of the population) have been identified as requiring assistance.

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No school for children in North Darfur camps

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Radio Dabanga

(13 Jul .) -

The camps for the displaced in Saraf Umra locality, North Darfur, are devoid of any educational service.

The coordinator of the Saraf Umra camps reported to Radio Dabanga that the educational services at the camps have collapsed.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 28 | 7 – 13 July 2014

Health delivery systems in Darfur are severely overstretched, as numbers of newly displaced people in camps increase. And the quality of healthcare is suffering due to a decrease in the number of implementing partners.

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3,000 teachers in South Darfur’s Nyala request transfer

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Radio Dabanga

NYALA (11 Jul.) - More than 3,000 school teachers in Nyala, capital of South Darfur, have requested to be transferred.

The teachers submitted their transferral requests because of the rampant insecurity in the city. “Assaults and robberies take place in broad daylight on daily basis, while the police and the security forces are unable to control the situation, or arrest the criminals,” one of the teachers told Radio Dabanga on Thursday.

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Other crises distract attention from tremendous needs of IDPs

With humanitarian attention focused on massive displacement crises in South Sudan and CAR, lack of international attention to Sudan’s equally grave internal displacement crisis and on-going conflicts has resulted in an inadequate funding response.

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UNAMID support schools in Central and South Darfur

In an effort to support and contribute to a continuous learning process, the UNAMID team in Zalingei, Central Darfur, on 1 July, presented educational materials including chairs and desks to the Hassa Hissa and Hamidia camps for displaced persons.

In the Hassa Hissa camp, the team presented 36 chairs and 24 tables to six schools. Additionally, 20 classroom benches and 20 chairs were handed over to Auyour Barakat and Ibn Sina basic schools in the Hamidia camp.

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Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund Annual Report 2013

While CHF funding dropped by 23 percent from 2013 to 2014, the actual humanitarian need in terms of beneficiary numbers increased by 37 percent.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 25 | 16 - 22 June 2014 [EN/AR]

HIGHLIGHTS

•Fighting has erupted in the states of Central, South and West Darfur leading to insecurity, civilian deaths, and internal displacement.

•Some 42,200 newly displaced people have been verified in Zamzam IDP camp, some 360 in Kassab IDP camp, and some 12,000 in IDP camps in the Tawilla area, according to IOM.

•On 18 June, armed men abducted 16 Sudanese humanitarian aid workers in three separate incidents in Kutum locality, North Darfur.

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137 children, one classroom: schools deteriorate in South Darfur camp

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Radio Dabanga

NYALA (20 Jun.) - The basic schools in a camp for internally displaced people in Nyala, South Darfur, have been experiencing a deteriorating school environment. There is a significant lack of teachers, classrooms, and text books.

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Sudan: Humanitarian Dashboard (31 May 2014)

A total of 6.1 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. In 2013, the humanitarian situation deteriorated with more people displaced throughout the Darfur states, South and North Kordofan, and Blue Nile. Since the beginning of 2014, fighting between Government security forces and armed movements have led to the internal displacement of an estimated 255,393 people in Darfur. Ongoing conflict in South Sudan has led to an estimated 85,574 people crossing the border into Sudan.

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Displaced in Central Darfur reject school fees

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Radio Dabanga

ZALINGEI LOCALITY (12 Jun.) - The residents of the Zalingei camps for the displaced in Central Darfur complain about basic school fees.

The coordinator of the Central Darfur camps reported to Radio Dabanga that the displaced in the Hamidiya, Teiba, El Salam, Khamsa Degaig, and Hassahissa camps reject the fees imposed by basic school administrations in Zalingei locality on new pupils this year.

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'Model services complex' to be opened in West Darfur

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Radio Dabanga

WEST DARFUR (3 Jun.) - The Darfur Regional Authority, in cooperation with the West Darfur State government, has begun with the final arrangements for the opening of the “model services complex” in the village of Arara, located on the border between Sudan and Chad.

The “model services complex” is part of the project “model villages for voluntary return”, agreed on in the 2011 Doha Document for Peace in Darfur. The project is implemented by the State of Qatar in the five states of Darfur.

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School in Nyala reopens for newly displaced children

On 28 May 2014, UNAMID conducted a routine patrol to the El Sereif camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), located west of Nyala, South Darfur, to assess the condition of the recently displaced who arrived at the camp in the aftermath of the recent clashes between armed movements and government forces. Most of the newly displaced are women and children originally from villages located in West of Nyala.

Community leaders at the camp complain about the lack of food, water and sanitation, health services and material to build shelters.

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Sudan 2014 Population Displacement in Darfur: Darfur Humanitarian Update - 26 May 2014

Since January 2014, a new wave of violence has displaced more than 320,000 people. While the overall needs have increased, every life-saving sector has reported significant funding shortfall.

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Sudan: Humanitarian Dashboard (30 April 2014)

OVERVIEW

A total of 6.1 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. In 2013, the humanitarian situation deteriorated with more people displaced throughout the Darfur states, South and North Kordofan, and Blue Nile. Since the beginning of 2014, fighting between Government security forces and armed movements have led to the internal displacement of an estimated 180,000 people in Darfur.
Ongoing conflict in South Sudan has led to an estimated 67,401 people crossing the border into Sudan.

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UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, 5 May 2014 (Period covered: March and April 2014)

Highlights

  • The IDP / refugee crisis in Sudan clearly showed the emergence of a children’s crisis. The proportion of children in these new emergencies span from 50 to 70 per cent.

  • By end of April 2014, there were 320,383 newly displaced in Greater Darfur, mainly in South Darfur and North Darfur States. UNICEF took part in all inter-agency and inter-sectoral assessments, and continued supporting child protection, WASH, education, health and nutrition.

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Delivering Security. Securing Deliveries: UNDP works for women in Darfur

On a balmy Wednesday afternoon in the “North Darfur Midwifery Training Centre” in El Fasher, thirty young women listen attentively to Reproductive Health Tutor Hawa Osman Ushak, as she discusses the necessity of sanitation when delivering a baby. The women, dressed in clean white garb, learn in detail every step in the process alongside broader concepts of pre- and post-natal health services.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 18 | 28 April – 4 May 2014 [EN/AR]

Highlights

• An estimated 13,500 people fled fighting and sought shelter in Government- controlled areas of South Kordofan over the past three weeks, according to HAC and IOM.

• SPLM-Nsaidthatsome 90,000 people were recently displaced in SPLM-N areas as a result of fighting between the SAF and SPLM- N in South Kordofan.

• Some 290,000 people were displaced since February 2014 in Darfur. This includes 119,000 who have returned and some 171,000 people who remain displaced.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.