Khartoum, 3 May 2016. The United Nations Secretary-General is holding the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May in Istanbul, Turkey. The Summit will bring the global community together to reaffirm their solidarity with people affected by crises and their collective commitment to humanity.
• Between end January and 24 April 2016, 54,635 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan, according to aid organisations.
• In Central Darfur, about 5,200 IDPs from Jebel Marra have been reported in the Fanga Suk area and Rokero town following inter-agency missions.
• A new report by SKBN CU says renewed conflict between government forces and SPLMN has led to significant internal displacement and increased humanitarian needs in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent, principled and timely response to emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA works with Governments and with Inter-Agency Standing Committee members, which include key operational actors from the United Nations, non-governmental organisations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, among others.
Khartoum, 26 April 2016. The Governments of Denmark and Ireland have donated $2.8 million and $3.2 million respectively, to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) that will fund critical life-saving projects prioritised by humanitarian organisations in Sudan.
ISCG Document endorsed by the HCT
Sudan Rapid Response to New Internal Civilian Displacement
South Sudanese refugee influx into Sudan continues, with close to 54,000 people having arrived in Sudan between late January and 17 April 2016.
Most of the South Sudanese refugees (78%) who arrived since January, have taken refuge in East Darfur.
Number of Jebel Marra IDPs in North Darfur is still being reviewed with expectations of a considerable decrease.
In Central Darfur, about 5,750 IDPs have returned to West Darfur and settled in the Rongatass area.
• The number of IDPs from Jebel Marra in Sortony in North Darfur is currently being reviewed by humanitarian agencies, as IOM has not been permitted to conduct registration of IDPs since 17 February.
• According to HAC, the number of IDPs in Central Darfur stands now at 14,439, an increase of about 70 people from what was reported last week.
• An estimated 55,400 South Sudanese have arrived in Sudan since late January 2016, according to aid agencies.
• About 55,500 South Sudanese have arrived in Sudan since late January – equivalent of almost 1,000 people per day.
• Close to half of the new South Sudanese arrivals are in Khor Omer camp in East Darfur.
• Government issues directive that South Sudanese living with host communities in border areas in White Nile State to move to refugee sites in the state.
• Displaced people from Jebel Marra continue to receive humanitarian assistance.
• The number of South Sudanese who arrived in Sudan since late January reaches over 48,000.
• About 40,500 South Sudanese have arrived in seven locations in East Darfur, most of them have taken refuge in Khor Omer camp.
• HAC and other aid agencies report that the number of new Jebel Marra IDPs in Central Darfur is about 14,500.
• The Government of Sudan and the UN sign an action plan for the protection of children in conflict areas.
Influx from South Sudan into East Darfur and WestKordofan continues
• 91 calls were received, an increase of 42 per cent compared to the 64 calls received in the previous quarter (July – September 2015). WASH: 47, Health: 22, ES/NFIs: 11, FSL (Veterinary Services): 5, CCS: 1, Nutrition: 5.
• 31 issues were identified, the same number as in the previous quarter. WASH: 14, Health: 10, ES/NFIs: 5.
• An estimated 129,000 civilians have been reportedly displaced from the Jebel Marra area in Sudan’s Darfur region since mid-January as a result of increased hostilities between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Abdul Wahid faction of the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA/AW). This is about 23,000 more than the number reported on 10 March. As the crisis enters its 3rd month, numbers of people displaced continue to increase.
An estimated 34,000 South Sudanese from Northern Bahr El Ghazal and Warrap states have arrived in East Darfur, South Darfur and West Kordofan
As of 18 March, about 129,200 IDPs from Jebel Marra had reportedly taken refuge in North, Central and South Darfur, according toaid agencies and authorities
HAC reports that 13,300 new IDPs from Jebel Marra in Central Darfur are receiving government assistance
• Over 110,000 IDPs from Jebel Marra have been reported in North, Central and South Darfur.
• About 60% of the displaced people from Jebel Marra in North Darfur have taken refuge near the UNAMID team site in Sortony.
• Driven by food shortages in South Sudan, the number of South Sudanese who arrived in Khor Omer camp in East Darfur has reached to about 18,000 by 13 March.
• UNEP is promoting early recovery to encourage cooperation over natural resources and improve lives of people affected by conflict.
Aim: To promote synergy, enhance value for money, and increase impact
Partners from different sectors addressing a number of common locations that are high priority for all
One agency submitting a multi-sector response in a common location
Funding for each sector will allocated from its respective sector envelope, therefore the project must be looked at by those different sectors
• Over 105,000 civilians have been reportedly displaced from the Jebel Marra area in Sudan’s Darfur region since mid-January 2016 as a result of increased hostilities between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Abdul Wahid faction of the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA/AW). Official government estimates for the newly displaced in North Darfur, at 23 February, are 72,727.
• As the current crisis enters its 9th week, the number of people displaced as a result of the Jebel Marra crisis continues to rise every day.
Over 102,700 people have fled the Jebel Marra area and have taken refuge in North, Central and South Darfur
About 95 per cent of the people who fled the Jebel Marra area have taken refuge in North Darfur
Between March and September 2016, more than 4 million people in Sudan will be at crisis levels of food insecurity or worse, according to FEWS NET