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21 May 2015 description

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• Humanitarian supplies and response teams are ready to move to Abu Karinka, East Darfur once government authorities grant access.

• CERF grants $1.9 million to measles response, as Phase 1 of the Government’s measles vaccination campaign concludes.

• Camps in White Nile State set to receive urgently needed water bladders and latrines.

• The Government of Germany contributes €1 million to World Vision’s project in South Darfur.

FIGURES

Displaced people in Sudan 3.1 million

14 May 2015 description
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• Outbreak of fighting in East Darfur is causing significant new displacement and loss of life

• Inter-agency team assesses immediate needs of 344 newly arrived people in Hassahissa IDP camp, Central Darfur

• Funding constraints force aid organizations in West Darfur and South Kordofan to hand over operations to State Ministries of Health

• WFP and UNHCR begin preparations for the rainy season in White Nile and South Kordofan states

FIGURES

Displaced people in Sudan: 3.1 million

11 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund
  • The Humanitarian Response Plan was launched on 5 May targeting 3.24 million children across Sudan with humanitarian assistance.
07 May 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

Dying From Attacks, Hunger, Disease

(Nairobi, May 7, 2015) – The Sudanese government’s persistent indiscriminate air attacks in the Nuba Mountains area of Southern Kordofan are killing and maiming children, Human Rights Watch said today. An aid blockade is causing a health and education crisis in the conflict-affected region.

04 May 2015 description

On 28 April 2015, the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) was declared the Country Winner for Sudan of the 2014 Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education. The award was given to UNAMID’s Community-based, Labour-Intensive Projects (CLIPs) programme, led by the Mission’s Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) Section.

03 May 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Interventions begin for displaced population in Mellit, North Darfur

• INGOs resume activities in South Darfur, following lifting of government access restrictions to IDP camps

• Registration of South Sudanese continues in White Nile State

• Improved food security conditions expected in relatively secure areas of Sudan, but acute food insecurity will persist in conflict-affected areas , according to FEWS NET

FIGURES

Displaced people in Sudan 3.1 million

28 Apr 2015 description
report European Union
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The Delegation of the European Union to Sudan announced the beginning of a series of events to celebrate the European Year of Development in Sudan. The events include gatherings, photography exhibitions, cultural performances and launching of new development projects in Sudan.

Ambassador Tomas Ulicny, Head of Delegation of the European Union informed that EU aid focuses on the countries which need it most. Around 150 countries in the world benefit, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

23 Apr 2015 description

KEY HUMANITARIAN ISSUES

3.2 million internally displaced people and refugees cannot meet their essential needs to survive and live in dignity

21 Apr 2015 description

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of food commodities from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) valued at US$135 million to help WFP provide assistance in Sudan during the lean season.

The USAID food consists of lentils, oil and sorghum – a household staple in Sudan. The contribution is especially timely, coming ahead of the lean season, which starts in May, when food needs among the most vulnerable are typically at their highest.

21 Apr 2015 description

HUMANITARIAN STRATEGY

Context

Humanitarian needs in Sudan are considerable and remain important in scope. Despite years of assistance humanitarian needs are acute and in some cases are expanding. These are predominantly caused by conflict which, in turn, drives displacement and food insecurity.

16 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

At a small UNICEF-supported project on the western fringes of Khartoum, nine-year-old John Lam Kor is sat on a bench discussing his favourite subjects.

“English” he says, when asked what he enjoys studying the most. He then opens up his school rucksack, picks out a textbook and turns to a page dealing with words for various colours.

“Red, brown, green, blue,” he says, making his way through the exercise with a pointed finger. His pronunciation is faultless.

14 Apr 2015 description
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OVERVIEW

Sudan has both the largest number and the highest rate of out-of-school children in the region. Some 3 million children between the ages 5 to 13 are out of school, including 490,6735-year-oldswho should be in pre-primary (50%), 1,965,068 primary school aged children (37%)and 641,587 lower secondary school aged children (40%).

15% of primary school children are at risk of dropping out before the final grade of primary school.

02 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Children continue to be the most affected by the multiple crises in Sudan, which remain amongst the worst children’s emergencies in the world. A total of 3.24 million children in Sudan are targeted for humanitarian assistance by the Humanitarian Response Plan.

29 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

When: Sunday 29th March 2015

Where: Federal Ministry of Finance and National Economy, Khartoum

Who: Mr. Mustafa Yousif Holi, Under Secretary of Ministry of Finance and National Economy and UNICEF Representative in Sudan, Mr. Geert Cappelaere.

28 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation.

The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

POPULATION

10 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· The multiple crises in Sudan show no sign of abating, with children continuing to bear the brunt of one of the worst children’s emergencies in the world today. 3.24 million children in Sudan are targeted for humanitarian assistance by the Strategic Response Plan.

03 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation. The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

POPULATION