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08 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• WFP has resumed its school meals programme benefiting more than 7,000 students in 21 schools in Blue Nile State.

• WVI project helps 800 farmers in Blue Nile State increase their sorghum production.

• Preparations underway for establishing El Nimir camp for 11,000 South Sudanese refugees from Western Bahr el Ghazal in East Darfur.

• Aid agencies continue to assist about 53,000 Jebel Marra IDPs in four locations in North Darfur.

WFP resumes school-feeding in Blue Nile State

03 Dec 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 1,250 people have reportedly returned from Chad to Habila locality, West Darfur, according to HAC.

  • 2016 harvest in Sudan is expected to be above‑average levels, as the 2016 rainy season has been favourable, according to FAO.

  • On 23 November, SPLM-N signed an Action Plan with the UN to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in conflict.

  • The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign has started in Sudan.

FUNDING

24 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• World Toilet Day: One third of people in Sudan have access to improved sanitation, with wide disparities between states.

• Donor funding for water and sanitation activities in Sudan has been decreasing since 2008.

• SC Sweden is phasing out health and nutrition services in 20 centres in South Kordofan due to lack of funding.

• The number of arrivals by sea to Italy from Sudan in 2016 increased slightly compared to 2015, the number of arrivals from Eritrea and Somalia has dropped significantly - IOM.

17 Nov 2016 description

17 November, 2016

Crises are not gender neutral, and this year’s displacement crisis in Darfur is no exception. This latest emergency, triggered by conflict in the mountainous Jebel Marra region, has disproportionately affected women and girls, including the thousands taking refuge next to Tawilla, an isolated small town in North Darfur. Tawilla is about 65 km from the state capital, El Fasher, and up to three days’ walk from many villages in the Jebel Marra area.

13 Nov 2016 description
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Highlights

  • WHO reports that 11 clinics have closed and 49 are at risk of closure in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile due to funding shortages.

  • About 769,000 people (IDPs and host communities) are affected by these funding shortages. US$7 million needed to keep these facilities running for one year.

  • Over 4 million children aged 6-59 months were screened for nutritional status in AugustSeptember across Sudan.

10 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Above average harvest expected for 2016-2017 season, according to FEWS NET.
  • Sorghum and millet prices decreased by 5 and 25 per cent between August - September and could decline further, FEWS NET reports.
  • Sudan’s Food Security Technical Secretariat reports improvement in nutrition in Blue Nile State.
  • The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation will fund two projects in eastern Sudan aimed at improving WASH situation and preventing malnutrition.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

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

02 Nov 2016 description

1. Participants

Ed Daein team: UNHCR, WHO, OCHA, HAC, WES, SRCs

El Ferdous team: HAC, SRCs, South Sudanese (SS) Raja refugee community leaders, NISS, Police,
SMoH

2. Background

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.

31 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

In Darfur, fighting between government forces and armed movements has continued in recent years, lately in the Jebel Marra area. This continues to severely impact civilians, notably women and children. Inter-tribal tensions also continue to trigger conflict, which causes displacement of civilians and disruption of basic services. Conflict also prevents the return of displaced people to their areas of origin. Although access to some areas is ongoing, access to other areas, including where there is active conflict, remains denied.

27 Oct 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 7,100 IDPs in South Kordofan’s Abu Kershola locality need humanitarian assistance.

• Over 21,000 people vaccinated against measles in Abyei, following an outbreak declared by the Ministry of Health in September.

• According to an inter-agency mission, 3,650 IDPs have returned to Himeida village from IDP camps in West Darfur and refugee camps in Chad, since April 2016

• 60 per cent of the South Sudanese refugees who have arrived in Sudan in 2016 have taken refuge in East Darfur

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.

17 Oct 2016 description
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This Humanitarian Snapshot provides an overview of the humanitarian situation in Sudan, as of 30 September 2016, using information obtained from UN agencies and partners, including the Government of Sudan. People living in protracted displacement in Darfur since 2003 and those displaced or affected by conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile States since 2011 account for most people in need of humanitarian aid.

15 Oct 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • During September, 61,000 children under five were screened in IDP and refugee camps, 2,800 of whom were identified with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and admitted for treatment.

  • About 7,500 returnees in Um Baru locality, North Darfur received essential household supplies and improved shelters in the past week.

  • More than 3,700 South Sudanese refugees relocated to Kario site in East Darfur.

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.