• At least 114 people have reportedly died as a result of heavy rain and flooding, which also affected over 160,000 people and destroyed about 14,700 houses in Sudan.
• About 90,000 South Sudanese have sought refuge and assistance in Sudan since the beginning of 2016, according to UNHCR and partners.
• On 10 August, the Government of Sudan and UN agencies launched the Nutrition Investment Case for Sudan.
Estimated 160,000 flood-affected people in Sudan
Heavy rain and flooding since early June have affected over 161,000 people and destroyed over 14,000 houses in many parts of Sudan, according to the Government of Sudan and partners. The most affected states are Kassala, Sennar, South Kordofan, West Kordofan and North Darfur.
Heavy rains and flooding affect an estimated 122,000 people across much of Sudan.
Increase in malaria cases reported in Blue Nile State.
Health concerns regarding Acute Jaundice Syndrome and Hepatitis E for IDPs in Sortony, North Darfur.
Two new camps are being constructed for up to 40,000 South Sudanese refugees in East Darfur.
Estimated 122,000 flood-affected people in Sudan
This Dashboard provides an overview of the implementation of the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan in Sudan that brings together 80 partners from across the UN system and non-governmental organisations to help 4.6 million people in need of emergency relief aid and other forms of humanitarian assistance. Vulnerability in Sudan - a country of 38.4 million - is driven primarily by conflict-induced displacement, chronic food insecurity and malnutrition.
Heavy rain and flooding since early June have affected over 122,000 people and destroyed over 13,000 houses in many parts of Sudan, according to the Government of Sudan and partners. The most affected states are Kassala, Sennar, South Kordofan, West Kordofan and North Darfur.
This Humanitarian Snapshot provides an overview of the humanitarian situation in Sudan, as of 30 June 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.
In Sortony and Tawilla, authorities halted IOM 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 of reported displacement in the area and / or to other areas is still not possible due to lack of humanitarian access.
An outbreak of Hepatitis E virus has been declared in Sortony, North Darfur, with 134 suspected cases of Acute Jaundice Syndrome reported.
Since early June, 74 cases of suspected measles have been reported among refugees and the host community in Al Lait, North Darfur.
About 80,000 people have been affected by heavy rains and flooding across Sudan in 2016.
An estimated 115 families remain displaced following unrest earlier this year in Um Tajok, West Darfur.
Between 159,000 and 194,000 civilians have reportedly been displaced from the Jebel Marra area in Sudan’s Darfur region 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 75,000 people who have been registered, verified or assisted.
Central Darfur hosts the overwhelming majority of the reported new IDPs from Jebel Marra, while North Darfur has the highest number of registered or assisted new IDPs.
Over 120 cases of Acute Jaundice Syndrome in Sortony, North Darfur.
Funding challenges for mobile health clinics supporting IDPs in Blue Nile State.
South Sudanese refugees in East Darfur to be relocated.
Almost 43,000 people affected by rains and flooding in parts of Sudan.
FIGURES 2016 HRP
Displaced people in Sudan (as of Dec 2015) - Up to 3.2 million
Displaced people in Darfur (as of Dec 2015) - Up to 2.6 million
Heavy rain and flash floods observed in many states.
New sites have been identified for South Sudanese refugees arriving in East Darfur.
Funding challenges for clinics reported in South Darfur.
2016 Humanitarian Response Plan for Sudan was launched.
FIGURES 2 0 1 6 HRP
Displaced people in Sudan (as of Dec 2015)
Up to 3.2 million
Displaced people in Darfur (as of Dec 2015)
Up to 2.6 million
GAM burden 2.1 million
• A new site has been identified for the relocation of South Sudanese refugees in Khor Omer camp in East Darfur.
• Humanitarian assistance is needed for 17,000 people in Thur, Central Darfur.
• Initial humanitarian support has been provided for IDPs in Um Tajok, West Darfur.
• Flooding is anticipated in many states during the coming months.
New site for South Sudanese refugees in Khor Omer
Beginning in late January 2016, there was an influx of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan and settling for the first time in large numbers in East Darfur. By the end of June 2016, some 53,000 verified and unverified arrivals have been recorded throughout eight localities in the state. The majority of these arrivals, some 30,000 people, have settled in Ed Daein locality’s Khor Omer IDP camp while the remaining are scattered throughout the other seven localities.
South Sudanese fleeing conflict and food insecurity continue to arrive in Sudan, the majority of whom are in East Darfur.
Food assistance has been provided by WFP to 17,000 newly displaced people in Thur, Central Darfur.
An estimated 3,000 newly displaced people in West Kordofan need food, shelter and other basic assistance.
The response for IDPs from Jebel Marra continues.
UNAMID's mandate in Darfur has been extended to 30 June 2017.
An Overview, Jan - Dec 2015
The 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan for Sudan brought together 112 humanitarian partners to help 5.4 million people in need of emergency relief aid.
• Sudan hosts over 360,000 refugees and asylum seekers from Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen
• Influx from South Sudan continues, with 5,000 arrivals from Raja into East Darfur reported over the past week.
• Response needed for an estimated 17,000 people displaced as a result of violence in Thur, Central Darfur.
• Several casualties reported as a result of inter-communal violence in Um Tajok, West Darfur.
Sudan hosts 360,000 refugees and asylum seekers