In February 2016, HAC commissioner in Ed Deain informed the humanitarian community of the arrival of South Sudanese (SS) in Khor Omer IDP camp in Ed Deain. The arrivals of SS were reported in March 2016 by HAC and SRCS in the different localities of East Darfur State. Due to inaccessibility to these areas, the humanitarian assessment was delayed until 10-11 May 2016.
Kornoi is one of the three localities of Dar Zaghawa (Um Buru, Tina and Kornoi). Kornoi locality identified as the main return area and to assess the situation of the returnees, several return monitoring missions conducted during 2015 to the area and mission reports shared with all stakeholders, which helped a lot in planning of many interventions in Kornoi locality,
This mission came as recommendation of the previous missions to visit the remaining areas in the locality in special those can be reach from Um Buru.
On 19 May 2016, UNAMID`s Gender Advisory Unit, Sector West, in partnership with the Ministry of Local Governance , inaugurated the El-Humairaa Basic School for girls at Ardamata Administrative Unit in El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur. The project is part of the Mission’s Quick Impact Project (QIPs) aimed at creating a conducive learning environment and at increasing the school enrolment rate of children in the area.
This Assessment Report is a product of Inter-Agency Assessment mission conducted and information compiled based on the inputs provided by partners on the ground, including affected communities/returnees and IDPs.
Mission Participants included representatives from TGH, IOM, HAC and WES.
Mission Participants included representatives from TGH, IMC, IOM, HAC and WES.
In the second week of January 2016, tension and dispute between the Arab and local tribes led to displacement of unknown number of people from Muli and other ten surrounding cluster villages in Geneina locality. While some people reportedly remained in the villages, a number of others fled to neighboring villages, Geneina town and Chad.
The exact number of people displaced remained unknown, although the HAC estimated that nearly 5,000 were displaced to Geneina town at the beginning of the crisis.
KHARTOUM - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution from the Government of Switzerland worth 2.4 million Swiss Francs (US$2.4 million) to support WFP’s early recovery and safety-net activities aimed at improving household food security across Sudan.
IN THIS ISSUE
WASH Sector Capacity Building Project
Quarter One Sector Achievements
Sanitation and Water for All Conference
HRP 2016 Sector Strategy and Priority
Timeline of Sector Events 2016
Humanitarian Situation and Response
The first quarter of 2016 has been characterised by several emergencies.
A national polio vaccination campaign reached some four million children with vital polio vaccinations and vitamin A in 89 high risk localities across fifteen states.
The water provision through water trucking in Sortony, North Darfur, has been increased to an average of 254,000 litres of water per day (13 litres of water per person per day) which is an increase of 32 per cent when compared with the last week of March.
ISCG Document endorsed by the HCT
Sudan Rapid Response to New Internal Civilian Displacement
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.
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.
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.
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.