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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

25 Feb 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • By 22 February, aid agencies identified over 41,000 new IDPs in Darfur. This includes 37,000 new IDPs in North Darfur and another 4,000 people in Central Darfur.

  • Aid agencies continue to provide new IDPs in North Darfur with assistance; however, sanitation challenges remain in several locations.

  • An inter-agency mission was conducted in South Kordofan’s, which hosts an estimated 88,800 IDPs and close to 9,000 South Sudanese refugees.

23 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

The United States Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) visited El Redis 1, Jouri and Al Kashafa in White Nile State this week with the UNHCR Deputy Representative as part of their mission to Sudan. The mission also met with the Deputy Governor and State Emergency Committee of White Nile State, confirming a pledge of USD 6.2 million for 2015.

19 Feb 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:

REGISTRATION

19 Feb 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

 At the start of 2015, the multiple crises in Sudan remain amongst the worst affecting children in the world today. 3.24 million children are targeted for humanitarian assistance programmes under the Strategic Response Plan (SRP).

 UNICEF distributed 16,250 blankets in response to one of the coldest periods in Darfur in the past decade which coincided with increased displacements of people following intensified conflicts in Um Baru, North Darfur and Eastern Jabel Marra.

10 Feb 2015 description

Genève, 2 février (HCR) – Après le succès de la première campagne en 2014, la Fondation IKEA a lancé lundi une nouvelle collecte de fonds dans les magasins à travers le monde pour financer des programmes d'énergie renouvelable et d'éducation au Bangladesh, au Tchad, en Ethiopie, en Jordanie et au Soudan.

La campagne « Un brillant avenir pour les réfugiés » se déroule depuis le 1er février jusqu'au 29 mars dans plus de 300 magasins IKEA et 40 pays. Pour chaque ampoule LED achetée dans les magasins participants, la Fondation IKEA versera un euro au HCR.

06 Feb 2015 description
report HART

Executive Summary

Across Sudan and South Sudan, people who have for decades struggled for peace, independence and to secure their basic human rights continue to suffer war and humanitarian crises. Millions of people in both countries lack access to healthcare, food, shelter and education.

05 Feb 2015 description

KEY FIGURES

*120,574 South Sudanese have arrived to Sudan since 15th December 2013.

*this figure currently does not include a number of newly arrived South Sudanese known to be living with host communities.
These statistics will be determined following individual registration in host communities.

91% Average percentage of female heads of household in sites in White Nile State (Al Alagaya, Jouri, Al Kashafa and El Redis).

71% Percentage of children living in sites in White Nile State.

HIGHLIGHTS

03 Feb 2015 description

GENEVA, February 2 (UNHCR) – Following the success of last year's campaign, the IKEA Foundation on Monday launched a two-month fund-raising drive in stores worldwide to provide renewable energy and education projects in Bangladesh, Chad, Ethiopia, Jordan and Sudan.

The "Brighter Lives for Refugees" campaign will run between February 1 and March 29 in more than 300 IKEA stores in 40 countries. For every LED light bulb purchased in participating stores, the IKEA Foundation will donate one euro to UNHCR.

02 Feb 2015 description

KEY FIGURES

*120,401 South Sudanese have arrived to Sudan since 15th December 2013.
*this figure currently does not include a number of newly arrived South Sudanese known to be living with host communities. These statistics will be determined following individual registration in host communities.

91% Average percentage of female heads of household in sites in White Nile State (Al Alagaya, Jouri, Al Kashafa and El Redis).

71% Percentage of children living in sites in White Nile State.

HIGHLIGHTS

02 Feb 2015 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at the Don Bosco Technical School in El Obeid, the capital city of the state of North Kordofan in southern Sudan, have been providing social development services and educational opportunities to poor youth since 2001. Since the technical school’s inception, more than 1200 youth have received education, employment training and workforce development services.

30 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF is requesting US$116.9 million to meet the humanitarian needs of children in Sudan.