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21 May 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Humanitarian supplies and response teams are ready to move to Abu Karinka, East Darfur once government authorities grant access.

• CERF grants $1.9 million to measles response, as Phase 1 of the Government’s measles vaccination campaign concludes.

• Camps in White Nile State set to receive urgently needed water bladders and latrines.

• The Government of Germany contributes €1 million to World Vision’s project in South Darfur.

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Displaced people in Sudan 3.1 million

14 May 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Outbreak of fighting in East Darfur is causing significant new displacement and loss of life

• Inter-agency team assesses immediate needs of 344 newly arrived people in Hassahissa IDP camp, Central Darfur

• Funding constraints force aid organizations in West Darfur and South Kordofan to hand over operations to State Ministries of Health

• WFP and UNHCR begin preparations for the rainy season in White Nile and South Kordofan states

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Displaced people in Sudan: 3.1 million

11 May 2015 description
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Khartoum, 11 May 2015. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan ad interim, Mr. Geert Cappalaere, has expressed his deep concern at reports of inter-tribal warfare breaking out in the vicinity of Abu Karinka and Adila towns in East Darfur.

06 May 2015 description

IN SUDAN, AN OCHA-MANAGED CALL CENTRE IS ENSURING THAT COMMUNICATION WITH AID BENEFICIARIES IS A TWO-WAY STREET. THE RESULT ? AN IMPROVED LEVEL OF ACCOUNTABILITY TOWARD CRISIS-AFFECTED COMMUNITIES.

WHAT IT IS

03 May 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Interventions begin for displaced population in Mellit, North Darfur

• INGOs resume activities in South Darfur, following lifting of government access restrictions to IDP camps

• Registration of South Sudanese continues in White Nile State

• Improved food security conditions expected in relatively secure areas of Sudan, but acute food insecurity will persist in conflict-affected areas , according to FEWS NET

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Displaced people in Sudan 3.1 million

30 Apr 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Thousands of people displaced by inter-tribal fighting in North Darfur’s Mellit locality need humanitarian assistance.

• Some 600 newly displaced people in East Darfur’s Yassin town are sheltering under trees, according to a recent inter-agency mission.

• WFP receives food aid worth $135 million from USAID to assist people in need during the lean (hunger) season.

• As of 22 April, 133,626 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan, according to UNHCR.

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26 Apr 2015 description

In 2015 humanitarian organizations will target assistance to an estimated 5.4 million of the most vulnerable people in Sudan. This vulnerability is primarily driven by conflict-induced displacement, and chronic food insecurity and malnutrition. Some 3.1 million people in Sudan are internally displaced; most in Darfur, while a further 0.7 million people are refugees displaced from their country of origin or South Sudanese who are unable to move to South Sudan.

23 Apr 2015 description

KEY HUMANITARIAN ISSUES

3.2 million internally displaced people and refugees cannot meet their essential needs to survive and live in dignity

23 Apr 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• An estimated 2,240 people return to Habila town, South Kordofan, to find their homes destroyed.

• Aid agencies can now access some 6,300 IDPs in Morlanga village, Central Darfur.

• Inter-tribal fighting in North Darfur’s Mellit locality displaces some 4,500 people to Kuma town, according to local authorities.

• Measles cases in Sudan have reached 1,730 with 22 deaths, according to the latest report from the MoH.

21 Apr 2015 description

HUMANITARIAN STRATEGY

Context

Humanitarian needs in Sudan are considerable and remain important in scope. Despite years of assistance humanitarian needs are acute and in some cases are expanding. These are predominantly caused by conflict which, in turn, drives displacement and food insecurity.

21 Apr 2015 description
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Khartoum, 21 April 2015. Sweden has contributed SEK55 million (US $6.4 million) to the 2015 Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF). Sweden has been a committed supporter of the CHF, contributing some SEK1.2 billion (US $106 million) since 2006. This valuable contribution comes at a critical time, when funding for humanitarian action in Sudan is scarce and humanitarian needs are growing.

16 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• HAC says over 16,300 new IDPs have been registered in Guldo town, Central Darfur State.

• An estimated 34,000 newly displaced people in North Jebel Marra locality have not received aid, according to HAC.

• Some 6,200 people displaced due to inter-tribal conflict in East Darfur need assistance.

• Over 800 people who fled their homes in the Abyei area following militia attacks receive initial aid, according to an inter-agency mission.

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Displaced people in Sudan 3.1 million

08 Apr 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• A campaign to vaccinate almost 8 million children against measles in Sudan has started, according to UNICEF.

• HAC says that nearly all people who fled their homes in Habila, South Kordofan have returned.

• Since February 2015, about 16,300 newly displaced people arrived in Guldo town, Central Darfur, of whom only 4,300 people (26 per cent) have received some form of aid, HAC says.

• HAC West Darfur requests support to facilitate the return of an estimated 3,500 IDPs in Forobaranga locality.

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02 Apr 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• UN received reports that an unidentified number of people have been displaced following fighting between SAF and SPLM-N in Habila town in South Kordofan.

• An estimated 13,500 refugees from South Sudan arrived in Sudan during the first three months of 2015, according to UNHCR.

• Inter-communal clashes around Mellit in North Darfur affect aid operations in the area.

• 2015 HRP for Sudan is 5% funded, while humanitarian needs increased with up to 67,000 new IDPs and refugees from South Sudan since 1 January 2015.

19 Mar 2015 description

In 2015 humanitarian organizations will target assistance to an estimated 5.4 million of the most vulnerable people in Sudan. Some 3.1 million of these people are internally displaced; most in Darfur, while a further 0.7 million people are refugees displaced from their country of origin or South Sudanese who are unable to move to South Sudan. In addition the humanitarian community aims to provide assistance to some 1.6 million of the most food-insecure non-displaced people, as well as 1.2 million of the most severely malnourished children aged under five.

19 Mar 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • HAC in South Kordofan says that about 14,500 people have fled their homes and sought shelter in Al Abassiya, Abu Jubaiha and Tajmala towns over the past five days.

  • Some 900 people flee their homes in Bau locality, Blue Nile State due to conflict, aid agencies report.

  • Up to 5,000 new refugees from South Sudan have arrived in Sudan, with their total number reaching almost 127,000 people.

18 Mar 2015 description

2014 Highlights

Trusted by donors | Donor contributions to the Sudan CHF (US$57.6 million) were up by 5 per cent ($2.8 million) compared to 2013, accounting for some 10.8 per cent of Sudan Strategic Response Plan funding.

Allocations year-round | More than $55 million was allocated through two Standard Allocation rounds (April, December) and on a rolling basis through the CHF Reserve.