By 22 February, aid agencies identified over 41,000 new IDPs in Darfur. This includes 37,000 new IDPs in North Darfur and another 4,000 people in Central Darfur.
Aid agencies continue to provide new IDPs in North Darfur with assistance; however, sanitation challenges remain in several locations.
An inter-agency mission was conducted in South Kordofan’s, which hosts an estimated 88,800 IDPs and close to 9,000 South Sudanese refugees.
• Aid organisations have assessed and verified the needs of 41,304 people displaced due to conflict in North Darfur and parts of the Jebel Marra area.
• Over 10,000 South Sudanese have been registered across 12 sites in Khartoum State, according to UNHCR.
• IOM registers over 16,300 displaced people and returnees in South Darfur's Um Dafug town.
• Finland contributes US$3.46 million towards WFP Cash and Voucher Programmes in Sudan that will assist 330,360 IDPs and refugees
Three SRCS staff killed and one injured in an attack in Blue Nile State. The UN RC/HC strongly condemned the attack urging all parties to protect aid workers.
Ongoing verification exercises have confirmed the arrival of 38,600 newly displaced people mainly in North Darfur State, according to humanitarian organisations
By 5 February, 2,270 refugees from CAR arrived in Nyala, South Darfur, according to UNHCR .
Humanitarian organisations have verified more than 36,000 new IDPs in Darfur since December 2014, mainly in North Darfur.
Since 23 December 2014, more than 3,000 refugees from South Kordofan and Blue Nile have arrived at the Yida refugee site in South Sudan, UNHCR said.
Acute food insecurity persists among 3.5 million IDPs and host communities in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur - FEWS NET.
Khartoum, 29 January 2015. The UK remains the largest donor to the Sudan CHF and has been a strong supporter since its inception in 2006, contributing over £300 million (US $525 million). UK funding to the CHF in 2014 ensured that over 35,000 children were treated for malnutrition and 91,500 internally displaced people were provided with agricultural supplies. The UK is the first donor to support the CHF in 2015; its valuable contribution comes at a critical time when humanitarian needs are set to increase as lean season approaches.
• Funding for the 2014 Revised Strategic Response Plan (SRP) for Sudan: US$531.7 million, which is almost 54 per cent of total requirements, with unmet requirements at $454.3 million.
• Total humanitarian funding available for Sudan in 2014 (SRP and non-SRP): $587 million.
• Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) received $57.6 million in contributions earmarked for 2014, which is approximately 10.8 per cent of Sudan SRP funding or 5.8 per cent of total SRP requirements.
• More than 20,700 new IDPs have been verified by humanitarian organisations in parts of North Darfur State.
• A hospital operated by MSF in SPLM-N area in South Kordofan was bombed, with one MSF staff and one patient injured.
• An outbreak of measles, with close to 600 cases confirmed, has been reported in Kassala and Gedaref states, according to UNICEF.
• UNHCR says refugee influx from South Sudan continues and by 22 January the number had passed the 120,000 mark.
On 14 January, a national staff member working for an international NGO was abducted in Nyala, South Darfur by armed men.
Humanitarian organisations have assessed and verified about 18,400 new IDPs in a number of locations in North Darfur.
An estimated 119,950 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since violence erupted in South Sudan mid-December 2013, according to the UNHCR.
HAC Blue Nile says the Governor agreed that international staff of aid organisations participate in joint needs assessments.
About 1,800 people were displaced to Yaga village near Rokoro town from the Jebel Marra area, HAC Central Darfur said.
Aid agencies verified 5,800 new IDPs from Tawila, North Darfur in Argo, Rwanda and Zamzam camps.
Close to 7 million people in Sudan are in need of humanitarian assistance. 2014 has seen a deterioration in the situation in Darfur, with more than 400,000 people newly displaced by conflict.
Fighting in South Korodfan and Blue Nile has also intensified, while the crisis in South Sudan has forced almost 110,000 refugees across the border. Food insecurity and malnutrition are major challenges across much of the country, including the relatively peaceful east. This is taking place against a backdrop of falling funding.
• Fighting has forced civilians to flee their homes in 44 villages in North Darfur’s Tawila locality.
• Memorandum of Understanding between the Governments of Sudan and South Sudan on the movement of humanitarian aid to South Sudan extended for another six-months.
• WFP and IOM plan biometric registration for new IDPs in Korma, El Sireaf and Mellit towns in North Darfur.
• According to FEWS NET, it is estimated that the 2014/15 national production will be 50 per cent above the five-year average.