• UNHCR has registered 115,572 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan.
• HAC estimates that 14,000 people are reportedly displaced and may require humanitarian aid in West Kordofan following intra-communal violence in late November.
• Dengue fever cases in North Darfur have reached 132, including three deaths.
• The People with Special Needs (PWSN) project is targeting an estimated 15,000 people in North Darfur with assistance in 2014.
Displaced people in Sudan 2.9 million
Khartoum, 16 December 2014. To help address growing humanitarian needs in Sudan, the Government of Ireland has contributed an additional US $ 1,891,551 to the Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF), following its contribution earlier this year of US $1,362,200.
• Inter-agency mission to Adila and Abu Karinka in East Darfur has identified about 123,000 IDPs in the two locations.
• The number of registered South Sudanese refugees in Sudan since mid-December 2013 has reached 113,221 people.
• A desert locust outbreak continues in Sudan as locust swarms move to winter breeding areas on the Red Sea coastal plains, FAO said.
• The Government facilitated an inter-agency needs assessment to Adila and Abu Karinka in East Darfur State from Nyala on 27 and 30 November 2014 respectively.
• Media reports indicate that over 100 people were killed, many more injured following heavy clashes between two Misseriya sub-clans in West Kordofan last week.
• UXOs remain a threat in Darfur, with five children injured by exploding UXOs over the past week in North and West Darfur.
The Government of Sudan's Humanitarian Aid Commission says about 205,000 refugees from South Sudan have sought shelter in Sudan since December 2013
Eight people were killed and another 33 injured as a result of aerial bombings between 17 – 23 November in SPLM-N areas of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, says the SKBNCU
The North Darfur State Ministry of Health reports that the number of haemorrhagic fever cases in the state stands at 114
• Close to 37,000 Eritrean asylum seekers arrived in Europe between January and October 2014 via Sudan and Ethiopia, according to UNHCR.
• On average 1,000 refugees from South Sudan have been arriving in Sudan per week recently, UNHCR reports.
• SMoH and WHO report that 101 cases of hemorrhagic fever were registered in North Darfur and West Darfur since late August 2014.
• WFP to start a food voucher programme for an estimated 50,000 displaced people residing in Hamediya IDP camp, Central Darfur.
The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance has risen by half a million to 6.6 million people in the period between November 2013 and October 2014. These 6.6 million people in need consist of 3.1 million IDPs, 0.7 million refugees, and asylum seekers, 1.2 million malnourished children aged under five and 1.6 million people who are food insecure. Needs are greatest in the Darfur region, Southern Sudan (South Kordofan, West Kordofan and Blue Nile States) and Eastern Sudan.
A total of 6.6 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Since the beginning of 2014, fighting between Government security forces and armed movements have led to a cumulative estimate of over 430,000 people newly displaced in Darfur. Ongoing conflict in South Sudan has led to over 105,000 people crossing the border into Sudan.
Total humanitarian funding available for Sudan in 2014 is US $534 million.
Funding for the Revised Strategic Response Plan (SRP) for Sudan for 2014 is currently $482 million, approximately 49 per cent of the total requirement. Unmet requirements stand at $504 million (as of November, 2014).
In the revised SRP released in June 2014 the number of beneficiaries in need increased by 11 percent (mainly newly displaced people and refugees).