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Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 37 | 8 – 14 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• Tensions remain high in Kalma camp in South Darfur as the Government mobilises more forces to conduct search operation in the camp where IDPs oppose the move.

• Over 277,000 people in Sudan have been affected by rains and flooding since late July 2014, according to HAC.

• The number of Sudanese migrants arriving in West and North Darfur after expulsion from Chad reduces, according to IOM.

• HAC in Blue Nile reports that inter-agency needs assessments will be allowed in six localities in the State.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Sudan: Humanitarian Dashboard (31 August 2014)

OVERVIEW

A total of 6.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Since the beginning of 2014, fighting between Government security forces and armed movements have led to the internal displacement of an estimated 399,000 people in Darfur. Ongoing conflict in South Sudan has led to an estimated 94,196 people crossing the border into Sudan. Heavy rains and floodings that began in late July 2014 have affected some 257,000 people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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North Darfur youth graduate from UNAMID-sponsored training

About 150 youth from El Fasher Technical School graduated on 15 September 2014 from a three-month training programme in which they acquired vocational skills in nine different professional specializations including auto mechanics, general electric, building, packaging, welding, sewing, IT and food processing.

The training was organized as part of UNAMID’s Community-based Labor-Intensive projects (CLIP), which are designed to support at-risk young people and other vulnerable groups in Darfur.

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ACT/Caritas Appeal Darfur – 2014 Programme SDN141, EA 24/2013, Revision 2

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Dear Colleagues

Please find attached the revised appeal and budget for the NCA Darfur Programme, supported by the ACT Alliance and Caritas networks.

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East Darfur teachers, West Darfur medics continue their strike

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Radio Dabanga

EAST DARFUR / WEST DARFUR (15 Sep.) - The teachers' strike in East Darfur State entered its fourth week without any signs that the problem of payment arrears will soon be solved. In West Darfur, medical laboratory staff suspended their work a week ago, in protest against their low remuneration.

The Education Workers Union of the state stressed that the basic and secondary school teachers in East Darfur will continue striking until all their demands are met, and they have received salary and bonus arrears, amounting in total to SDG 6 billion (over $1 billion).

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Italian Contribution To WFP Will Assist Over 20,000 Vulnerable People In Sudan

KASSALA/KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$950,000 from the Italian government that will be used to boost WFP’s assistance to more than 20,000 vulnerable people in Sudan, especially young children in the eastern states of Kassala and Red Sea.

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18 million EU grant for primary education in Sudan

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Radio Dabanga

KHARTOUM (27 Aug .) -

The EU Delegation to Sudan and Unicef launched two newly EU-funded programmes to strengthen access to quality primary education in the states of El Gedaref, Red Sea, Kassala, Blue Nile, South Kordofan, and the Darfur States, in Khartoum on Tuesday.

The objectives of the two projects are to increase children’s access to primary education, to improve its quality, and to help Sudan make direct progress towards the Millennium Development Goal targets for education, the EU Delegation stated in a press release on Tuesday.

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Abbala herders attack Beni Hussein farmers in North Darfur

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Radio Dabanga

EL SAREIF BENI HUSSEIN (27 Aug.) - Abbala tribesmen attacked Beni Hussein farmers in the area of Hijeir Tigeiteeg in El Sareif Beni Hussein locality, North Darfur, amid fears of renewed clashes again between the two tribes. The situation

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, an activist reported that “five farmers were slaughtered, four shot dead, and one sustained injuries in an attack by Abbala militants in the area of Hijeir Tigeiteeg, located between El Sareif town and Jebel ‘Amer”.

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European Union calls for the implementation of Doha and Asmara Agreements [EN/AR]

Ambassador Tomas Ulincy, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Sudan (EU) and Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Representative in Sudan launched yesterday at Corinthia Hotel two newly EU funded projects to strengthen access to quality primary education in the states of Gedarif, Red Sea,
Kassala, Blue Nile, South Kordofan and the Darfur States.

The objectives of the two projects are to increase children’s access to and , improve the quality of primary education and to help Sudan make direct progress towards the Millennium Development Goal targets for education.

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Soaring Nyala bus fares hampering South Darfur students

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Radio Dabanga

NYALA LOCALITY (17 Aug .) - Secondary school students of Otash camp in Nyala locality are prevented from attending classes in South Darfur’s capital Nyala by the sharply increased transport costs. The population of Nyala is complaining about skyrocketing food prices.

“The price of a bus ticket from Otash camp to Nyala has risen from SDG 1 ($0.17) to SDG 3 ($0.52)”, a sheikh of Otash camp reported to Radio Dabanga.

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Sudan: Humanitarian Dashboard (31 July 2014)

OVERVIEW

A total of 6.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Since the beginning of 2014, fighting between Government security forces and armed movements have led to the internal displacement of an estimated 399,000 people in Darfur. Ongoing conflict in South Sudan has led to an estimated 85,700 people crossing the border into Sudan. Heavy rains and floodings that began in late July 2014 have affected some 44,000 people across Sudan.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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World Vision Supporting Response to Floods-Induced Emergency in Sudan

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World Vision

August 13th – Situation Overview

Ongoing heavy rains in Sudan have resulted in flash floods, which have affected several states in the country including areas where World Vision is operational. According to updates from the Sudanese Red Crescent Society, nine states have been affected including Khartoum the capital city, River Nile, Northern State, Sennar, North Kordofan, South Kordofan, Kassala, West Darfur and Elgazeera. World Vision is operational in Khartoum where its head office is located.

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South Darfur displaced decry camp raids

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Radio Dabanga

EL SALAM/KHARTOUM(12 Aug.) -

Photos taken during the military raid in El Salam camp for the displaced in South Darfur last Tuesday show that elements of the army, Rapid Support Forces, and police forces ('Abu Tira') searched the camp and vehicles, and forced a number of camp residents to lay on the ground. The United Nations has commented on the raid, stating that the use of weapons is not allowed in camps for the displaced.

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Rains bring more destruction to Darfur and Sudan’s capital

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Radio Dabanga

BIRKAT SEIRA / KHARTOUM(10 Aug.) -

Six people are missing and dozens of homes have collapsed after floods in the area of Birkat Seira on the border between Central and North Darfur on Saturday. In Omdurman, the sister-city of Khartoum, downpours led to the destruction of hundreds of houses on Saturday. The reopening of schools in Khartoum state, closed after the torrential rains on 30 July, has been postponed for a week.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 31 | 28 July – 3 August 2014[EN/AR]

The Floods Task Force – co-chaired by the Government’s Humanitarian Aid Commission and OCHA – has been activated to respond based on identified needs, prioritizing and targeting the most vulnerable people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Realising the potential of the children of Darfur

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ACT Alliance

Every parent in the camps of Darfur puts their hope for the future in their children. Their single wish is that the youngest residents of the camps grow up healthy and happy and get an education that might one day enable them to lead a new life elsewhere.

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Displaced in South Darfur live in 'poor conditions'

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Radio Dabanga

NYALA (1 Aug.)The internally displaced living in camps in South Darfur, have complained about poor economic conditions and the reluctance of aid organisations to provide health and education services to them.

A displaced woman in El Batari camp, Kass locality, told Radio Dabanga on Wednesday that prices have risen significantly. “The World Food Programme (WFP) distributes only corn to the families, and does not provide anything else.”

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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.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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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.