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05 Dec 2016 description

DAMAZIN – Following a more than five-year hiatus, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) resumed its school meals programme in Sudan’s Blue Nile State this week for more than 7,000 students in 21 schools.

Insecurity and lack of access had forced WFP to suspend the programme in September 2011. Prior to this interruption, WFP had provided school meals to around 70,000 students throughout Blue Nile State.

29 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • From January to December 2016, WFP Sudan plans to assist 4.6 million affected people, of which 3.9 million reside in Darfur. Thus far, WFP has reached 2.9 million people or 63 percent of the people in need.

  • In October, WFP Sudan assisted 1.3 million people with general food assistance, and 84,337 children under five and 31,208 pregnant and nursing women with nutrition assistance.

23 Nov 2016 description

On 20 November 2016, UNAMID Deputy Joint Special Representative (DJSR) – Political, Kingsley Mamabolo, along with other members of the Mission’s leadership, visited Sortony and Kube in North Darfur. The purpose of the visit was to assess the security situation and humanitarian needs, as well as help conflicting communities in the area resolve their disputes peacefully.

15 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • For the first time in six years, UNICEF secured access to Golo, Jebel Marra (Central Darfur) to undertake an education assess-ment from 19-22 October 2016. The initial report indicates ur-gent assistance is needed for 3,739 children in five schools and 9,000 out of school children. This area has been inaccessible to humanitarian interventions since 2010.

09 Nov 2016 description

On 31st of October – 1st of November 2016 the Khartoum office of UNESCO and the Sudanese National Commission for Education, Science and Culture welcomed a UNESCO Education Sector specialist in girls and women education, Mr. Muhammad Bilal Aziz, in Khartoum. Numerous meetings were organized to present to Malala Fund the current status with the girls and women education in Sudan, including the meeting with H.E. the Minister of Education, Dr. Souad Abdelrazig, the General Secretary of the National Council for Literacy and Adult Education (NCLAE), Mr.

06 Nov 2016 description

Notes

  • In Sortony and Tawilla, authorities halted IOM's registration and verification processes in mid-February. As a result, figures underwent revision and have now been amended according to WFP's latest beneficiary figure in July.

  • In Boori and Wadi Boori, confirmation on reported displacement to the area and / or to other areas remains impossible due to insufficient humanitarian access.

  • All HAC return figures are considered as reported as there has been no verification.

03 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 32,000 IDPs return to their homes in Um Dukhun locality, Central Darfur.

  • 53,000 IDPs from Jebel Marra have taken refuge in North Darfur’s Sortony and Tawilla localities as well as in Kebkabiya town and Shadad camp.

  • To date, 96,500 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan in 2016, of whom 55,700 (58 per cent) are in East Darfur State.

  • IFRC launches a knowledgesharing migration platform to assist organisations support vulnerable migrants.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

03 Nov 2016 description
report Sudan Consortium

INTRODUCTION

In many conflicts around the world children are not safe. As the former UN Secretary-General's Expert on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Children noted “[n]ot only are large numbers of children killed and injured…but countless others grow up deprived of their material and emotional needs, including the structures that give meaning to social and cultural life. The entire fabric of their societies – their homes, schools, health systems and religious institutions – is torn to pieces.”

31 Oct 2016 description

Key facts

• Between 160,000 and 195,000 civilians have reportedly been displaced from the Jebel Marra area in Darfur since mid-January as a result of hostilities between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Abdul Wahid faction of the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA/AW). This includes over 80,000 people who have been registered, verified or assisted.

• Central Darfur hosts the majority of the reported internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Jebel Marra, while North Darfur has the highest number of registered or assisted new IDPs.

17 Oct 2016 description

Notes:

  • In Sortony and Tawilla, authorities halted IOM's registration and verification processes in mid-February. As a result, figures underwent revision and have now been amended according to WFP's latest beneficiary figure in July.

  • In Boori and Wadi Boori, confirmation on reported displacement to the area and / or to other areas remains impossible due to insufficient humanitarian access.

  • All HAC return figures are considered as reported as there has been no verification.

12 Oct 2016 description

Since February, Haroun Adam, 15, and his brother Abdelraziq Adam, 13, have been living in Sortony, Darfur, in a so-called gathering site of makeshift shelters for internally displaced persons (IDPs). The boys and their family had to flee their home in Darfur’s mountainous Jebel Marra region when violence broke out between the Sudanese Armed Forces and a faction of the Sudan Liberation Army, whose stronghold lies in inner Jebel Marra. This conflict has displaced between 159,000 and 194,000 civilians from the area this year.

12 Oct 2016 description
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To promote gender equality and girls' education, the European Union (EU) provides EUR 480,000.00 to Wassala Charitable Association to improve the learning environment in twenty villages in the locality of Al Damer in the State of the River Nile.

The project has identified the schools in need of rehabilitation. Latrines and outside walls have been constructed to increase protection of schools. The organisation is also promoting an awareness programme to encourage girls' education.

11 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • UNICEF supported the Ministry of Health in responding to cases of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) reported in Blue Nile and Kassala States. Assistance included support to AWD treatment centres, oral rehydration solution (ORS) corners, delivery of vital medical supplies as well as technical support and supplies for case management.

  • 21 children detained for association with armed groups have been released by the Government of Sudan.

04 Oct 2016 description

For over five years now, the Sudanese Government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army – North (SPLM/A-N) have been engaged in a conflict in SPLA-N controlled areas of Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile states. The conflict has been characterised by an unrelenting campaign of aerial and ground attacks at the hands of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF).

29 Sep 2016 description

OVERVIEW

From January to end August 2016, the Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocated a total of US$31 million through the first allocation and the Reserve for Emergencies.

The first allocation responded to the needs of new and protracted displacement cases in the Darfur states, South and West Kordofan states and Blue Nile, focused on the mainstreaming of protection in three localities in South Kordofan and supported vital nutrition work in El Nino-affected areas in eastern Sudan. The SHF also supported the ongoing response to refugees in White Nile state.

19 Sep 2016 description

Camp Overview

Al Salam Camp was established in 2005 in response to the influx of internally displaced people from El Fasher, Kabkabiya, Kutum and Mallit areas in North Darfur and a few from Shearia in South Darfur. The camp is approximately 5 square km in size and is located 2 km south of El Fasher town.

19 Sep 2016 description

FOREWORD

From the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator

Sudan continues to face significant and diverse humanitarian needs, both protracted and emerging, and at the end of the year, more than 3 million people remained internally displaced. During 2015, some 359,000 people were newly displaced internally, over 194,000 refugees crossed into Sudan, and many states in Sudan remained above emergency malnutrition thresholds.

10 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 23 August, the Sudanese authorities confirmed that South Sudanese arrivals in Sudan would be considered as refugees. This was confirmed by the State Minister of Health.