About 80,000 people returned to Umm Dukhun locality, Central Darfur between 2014 and 2016.
Returnees in Um Dukhun have poor access to basic services—such as water, education, health and nutrition services.
Over 300,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since mid-December 2013.
WFP provided food assistance to 3.9 million people across Sudan in 2016.
FIGURES 2016 HRP
/# people in need in Sudan (2016 HNO) 5.8 million
Thousands of displaced children are out of school in Golo (Central Darfur State), while those attending schools are studying in overcrowded classrooms, according to the national NGO SCF.
Aid organisations providing education assistance have supported 50,300 displaced children in Central Darfur, since October 2016.
Humanitarian organisations have started providing health services in Jebel Marra.
The purpose of the Programme Manual for the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) is to provide partners with information for good programming based on IASC guidance as well as to define minimum programmatic requirements for SHF projects. Guidance specific to the context in Sudan is included when available. All partners are expected to work within the HCT Minimum Operating Standards. Specific strategic orientations or additional programmatic requirements may be specified in any allocation paper.
2 2017 Positioning paper
The purpose of the Operational Manual for Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) is to describe the governance arrangements, objectives, allocation modalities, and accountability mechanisms of fund, as well as, to detail the roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders involved.
• IMC to start health and nutrition activities in Golo, Boori and Jokosti areas in Central Darfur State.
• Aid agencies continue to provide humanitarian assistance to about 53,000 Jebel Marra IDPs in North Darfur.
• Care International Switzerland is providing access to clean water to 89,000 people in East Darfur.
• According to UNHCR, over 131,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan in 2016, the highest number of arrivals per year.
FIGURES 2016 HRP
In Darfur, intermittent conflict and inter-communal tensions continue to severely impact civilians, notably women and children, and also prevent the return of displaced people to their areas of origin. While in some areas access has improved, access to other areas, including where there is active conflict, remains restricted.
- UNHCR and inter-agency partners are seeking US$166.6 million to meet the needs of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan.
• So far, 1,500 people have returned to Tamar village in Central Darfur State.
• In Central Darfur, the Wali issued a decree to form a high committee for humanitarian coordination to oversee humanitarian work in the state.
• WFP launched a cash voucher programme assisting 75,000 IDPs in Otash camp, South Darfur.
557.6 million US$ received in 2016
• Many Jebel Marra IDPs in Central Darfur State need winter supplies, according to the national NGOs Labena and Sanad Charity Foundation.
• About 12,000 returnees in Kutum locality (North Darfur) need more assistance.
• MoU on the delivery of aid to South Sudan through Sudan has been extended for another six months.
• As of the end of 2016, the health sector requirements for the year were only 44% funded against the 2016 Sudan HRP.
FIGURES 2016 HRP
• HAC has issued amended directives and procedures regarding humanitarian action in Sudan.
• On 24 December, HAC in North Darfur State, together with IDP leaders launched an intention survey amongst IDPs in North Darfur.
• About 2,500 people have returned to the Kaoura area, North Darfur, from Tawilla, Kebkabiya and Sortony and need essential household supplies.
• On 18 December, the World Bank launched the second phase of livelihood project targeting IDPs and host communities in Kassala State.
• This month OCHA celebrates 25 years of humanitarian coordination.
• On 11 December 2016, the Humanitarian Coordinator and HAC Commissioner General travelled to Golo in Jebel Marra, Central Darfur.
• Plan International Sudan has been supporting 103,600 refugee and host community children in White Nile State since August 2015.
• EU approved €170 million to tackle irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa, including €39 million for Sudan.