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11 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 37,000 new IDPs from Jebel Marra have sought shelter in North Darfur.

  • The number of newly displaced in Central Darfur is unknown due to lack of access.

  • Aid organisations have been unable to assess needs or assist 5,000 people from Mulli who arrived in El Geneina in early January.

  • By 1 February, about 200,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan, of whom 65 per cent received some form of aid - UNHCR.

New IDPs from Jebel Marra receive initial aid

04 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 31,000 people are estimated to have fled their homes in the Jebel Marra area and taken refuge in North Darfur.

• HAC Central Darfur is verifying reports of 13,700 people displaced from the Jebel Marra.

• IOM and HAC have started the registration of IDPs and refugees in South Kordofan’s eastern corridor, which runs from El Abassiya to El Leri.

• Blue Nile State authorities have said that an interagency needs assessment mission will start in the first half of February.

28 Jan 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fighting in the Jebel Marra area had displaced over 12,000 people by 24 January.

  • Returnees to East Darfur’s Labado village need water, nutrition and education assistance.

  • El Nino may affect up to 4.2 million Sudanese in 2016, according to WHO.

  • In West Kordofan,aid organisations have improved the water supply at the Kharasana refugee site.

  • About 14,000 IDPs from South Kordofan in Um Ruwaba are struggling to cope and make ends meet.

27 Jan 2016 description
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Khartoum, 27 January 2016. The United Nations today expressed grave concern over the impact of the ongoing hostilities in Darfur on thousands of civilians who have been forced to flee their homes amid the conflict that began two weeks ago. Initial reports indicate that about 19,000 civilians have fled into North Darfur state, and up to 15,000 into Central Darfur state, following fighting in the mountainous Jebel Marra region that straddles three Darfur states.

26 Jan 2016 description
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Highlights

The 2015 Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan targets assistance to an estimated 5.4 million of the most vulnerable people, including 1.2 million of the most severely malnourished children under age five. Vulnerability is primarily driven by conflict-induced displacement, and chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.

21 Jan 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • HAC and SRCS estimate that 5,000 people fled Mulli and surrounding villages and took refuge in El Geneina.

  • Ongoing fighting between government forces and armed movements reported in the Jebel Marra area.

  • The Ministry of Health is looking for partners to take over Tearfund operations in Central and East Darfur.

  • In Central Darfur, some 1,000 people in Bindisi town affected by inter-tribal fighting receive aid.

  • In 2015, over 109,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan.

14 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

About 1,000 newly displaced people from Mulli village move to Abu Zar IDP camp near El Geneina after protests and violence.

• An estimated 73,000 people need water, sanitation and health assistance in Um Dafug and Rahad el Berdi areas of South Darfur as identified by an inter-agency mission.

• Humanitarian aid corridor via Sudan to South Sudan is extended for six months.

• The Sudanese Commission of Refugees (COR) will start refugee status determination in Khartoum, with UNHCR being an observer.

10 Jan 2016 description
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OVERVIEW

This Dashboard provides an overview of the implementation of the 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan in Sudan that brings together 112 partners from across the UN system and non-governmental organizations to help 5.4 million people in need of emergency relief aid and other forms of humanitarian assistance. Vulnerability in Sudan - a country of 37.2 million - is driven primarily by conflict-induced displacement, chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.

07 Jan 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Almost 185,000 South Sudanese arrived in Sudan in the past two years, of whom 67 per cent received humanitarian aid.

• 3,000 South Sudanese families in Khartoum received emergency shelter and household supplies for the winter season.

• A total of 538 suspected dengue fever cases, including 104 deaths, have been reported in Sudan, according to the MoH.

• More people will require humanitarian assistance during the lean season this year mainly due to lower than average crop harvests.

FIGURES 2015 HRP

31 Dec 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 22,600 returnees to Muradaf village will be relocated to other locations to prevent possible conflict with the village landowners.

• Suspected dengue fever cases stand at 523.

• According the Food Security Monitoring Unit (FSMU), some 45,000 people in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states have been displaced due to poor harvests.

• In Blue Nile state, WFP distributed food to 24,843 people in El Roseires, Bau, and Ed Damazine localities.

30 Dec 2015 description

To reach Gulsa, a remote village in East Sudan, you have to travel through the desert, along barely-visible tracks in the sand. Located some 20 km from the state capital, Kassala, people used to make the gruelling two-hour journey regularly to buy medicine, which was unavailable at their local health centre. Not anymore.

22 Dec 2015 description

Call centres (hotlines) are increasingly included in humanitarian response efforts worldwide. Initially serving mainly as feedback mechanisms, they are now becoming hubs to improve the effectiveness and responsiveness of humanitarian action. Two years after its launch, the Darfur Hotline has received over 1,000 phone calls, facilitating concrete and tangible improvements in camps and gatherings for internally displaced persons (IDPs) throughout Darfur, improving communication between people in need and humanitarian partners.

20 Dec 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• In North Darfur’s Kutum locality, 34 villages were attacked affecting about 10,000 people.

• 571 suspected dengue fever cases, including 133 deaths, were reported in Sudan between 29 August and 11 December.

• 270,375 South Sudanese refugees expected in Sudan by the end of 2016.

• About 35 per cent of the residents of Tokar town, Red Sea State, have lost their homes due to floods.

• Tearfund offices across Sudan were visited by government officials and asked to close until further notice.

16 Dec 2015 description
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• IA mission identifies 5,900 new refugees arrived in South Kordofan between July and September 2015.

• Response is underway for the 36,984 people—verified by IOM—in need of aid in North Jebel Marra’s Fanga Suk area.

• In East Darfur, aid organizations start to respond to the needs of an estimated 13,700 returnees to Labado village.

• Qatar will contribute $70 million to construct 10 model villages in Darfur in 2016.

14 Dec 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

The 2015 Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan targets assistance to an estimated 5.4 million of the most vulnerable people, including 1.2 million of the most severely malnourished children under age five. Vulnerability is primarily driven by conflict-induced displacement, and chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.

06 Dec 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Humanitarian relief supplies arrive in Fanga Suk, Northern Jebel Marra locality.

• In North Darfur, about 800 IDPs want to return to Kokai village in Saraf Omra locality.

• In West Kordofan, the Kharasana reception centre is congested with 8,000 people having built shelters around it.

• 557 suspected dengue fever cases, including 130 deaths, were reported between 29 August and 4 December in Sudan.

29 Nov 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 4 million children vaccinated against polio through Sudan’s national immunization campaign.

• Pastoral families in Darfur, West and South Kordofan, Kassala, Red Sea and Gedaref states are at risk of livestock losses due to poor pastures caused by low rains.

• National campaign combating child marriage in Sudan launched on 25 November.

• In 2015, an estimated 31,000 people have been affected by floods in Sudan.

National polio vaccination campaign reaches 4 million children in Sudan