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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 15 | 7 – 13 April 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• Thousands of newly displaced people were reported over the past week in Darfur, mainly from North Darfur, according to aid agencies.

• As of 14 April, aid agencies have had some form of access to about 249,828 displaced people in Darfur.

• As of 10 April, an estimated 60,600 people have arrived in Sudan from South Sudan, according to UNHCR.

• WFP and partners to distribute food aid to some 102,600 people in Blue Nile State.

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Sudan: Situation update on new displacements in Darfur (as of 14 April 2014)

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Darfur: New Humanitarian Needs and Aid Delivery Fact Sheet, 14 April 2014

As of 14 April, the total number of people who remain displaced stands at 262,328. Humanitarian access has improved, but 122,260 people remain without assistance.

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Darfur: New Humanitarian Needs and Aid Delivery Fact Sheet, 7 April 2014

A new wave of violence across Darfur has generated enormous additional humanitarian needs since late February 2014. Hostilities and violence involving Government forces supported by the Rapid Support Force, a Government-affiliated militia, armed movements and armed tribal militia in Darfur have spread across much of North and South Darfur, with some spillover effects to Central, West and East Darfur states.

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Sudan: Humanitarian Snapshot (31 March 2014)

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Sudan: Humanitarian Dashboard (31 March 2014)

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Sudan: Situation update on new displacements in Darfur (as of 07 April 2014)

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 14 | 31 March - 6 April 2014 [EN/AR]

Highlights

  • Some 40,400 displaced people have yet to be reached by aid agencies for needs assessments or the delivery of assistance

  • An estimated 2,000 people have taken refuge at the UNAMID team site in Mellit, North Darfur, need further humanitairan assistance

  • Some 18 civilians have been killed and 20 injured in East Darfur and West Kordofan following inter-tribal clashes between the Hamar and Ma’aliya tribes

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Sudan: Situation update on new displacements in Darfur (as of 03 April 2014)

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Sudan: Situation update on new displacements in Darfur (as of 31 March 2014)

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Darfur: New Humanitarian Needs and Aid Delivery Fact Sheet (31 March 2014)

A new wave of violence across Darfur has generated enormous additional humanitarian needs since early 2014. Hostilities and violence involving Government forces supported by the Rapid Support Force, a Government-affiliated militia, and armed movements in Darfur have expanded and the conflict has spread across much of North and South Darfur, with some spillover effects to Central, West and East Darfur states. Civilian populations bear the brunt of the recent hostilities and insecurity. As of 31 March, the number of newly displaced people stands at 199,268.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 13 | 24 – 30 March 2014 [EN/AR]

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 31 March 2014, 199,268 people were newly displaced in Darfur following a wave of violence involving Government security forces and armed movements.

  • Aid agencies have had some form of access to 132,000 of the newly displaced people in Darfur, accounting for about 66 per cent of the people who remain displaced

  • According to humanitarian organisations, about 106,600 newly displaced and affected people in Darfur received some form of assistance, including food aid and non - food relief supplies.

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Darfur: New displacement – first quarter 2014 Situation Report No. 1 (as of 24 March 2014)

This scale of displacement and type of violence inflicted upon civilians are reminiscent of the early years of the Darfur conflict (2003-05), when tens of thousands of civilians sought safety in makeshift camps, where most have since remained.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 12 | 17 – 23 March 2014 [EN/AR]

This Week (17 - 23 March 2014)

  • Since the beginning of the year, 215,000 people have been displaced in Darfur. While some people returned to their places of origin, as of 24 March the number of newly displaced people stands at 196,000

  • Fighting in different parts of North Darfur has led to a massive civilian displacement to different locations in North Darfur and West Kordofan

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“Ordinary people asked us to raise our voices”

Worsening humanitarian crises in Sudan and South Sudan demand more attention from the international community and increased funding for humanitarian organizations. This was the message delivered by OCHA’s Operations Director John Ging in a press briefing at UN Headquarters in New York.

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Sudan: Situation update on new displacements in Darfur (as of 24 March 2014)

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Humanitarian situation dramatically deteriorating in Sudan and South Sudan: Scaled-up response urgently needed

More people were displaced in Darfur in 2013 than in any year since 2004, and nearly 200,000 have already been displaced in 2014. Yet international attention and commitment are at an all-time low.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 11 | 10 – 16 March 2014 [EN/AR]

Highlights

  • Some 53,000 people who were displaced near the UNAMID team site have returned to their homes in Saraf Omra, North Darfur, according to community leaders

  • An estimated 59,000 people have been displaced from South Darfur’s Um Gunya area as a result of fighting between Government forces and armed movements

  • Some 1,200 people have returned from North Kordofan’s El Rahad area to South Kordofan’s Abu Kershola area as part of an organised return exercise, according to HAC

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Darfur: Mass Displacement Continues in 2014

“People are in a critical situation here,” says Saleh Issa, a community leader at the Kalma camp for internally displaced people in South Darfur. Since the end of February, fighting between the Sudan Liberation Army-Minni Minawi and the Sudanese Armed Forces and allied paramilitary groups has forced an estimated 60,000 people from their homes in South Darfur’s Um Gunya area. Over 25,000 of these people have sought refuge in the Kalma and Al Salam camps.

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Sudan: Humanitarian Snapshot (28 February 2014)

A total of 6.1 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. These needs are driven by a series of inter-related trends, including conflict, insecurity, environmental conditions, weak social services and displacement. Some 2.6 million people are either refugees or internally displaced people. In 2013, 380,000 people were newly displaced in Darfur. As of late February 2014, significant displacement took place in South and North Darfur.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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