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16 Feb 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 80,000 people returned to Umm Dukhun locality, Central Darfur between 2014 and 2016.

  • Returnees in Um Dukhun have poor access to basic services—such as water, education, health and nutrition services.

  • Over 300,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since mid-December 2013.

  • WFP provided food assistance to 3.9 million people across Sudan in 2016.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

/# people in need in Sudan (2016 HNO) 5.8 million

09 Feb 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Thousands of displaced children are out of school in Golo (Central Darfur State), while those attending schools are studying in overcrowded classrooms, according to the national NGO SCF.

  • Aid organisations providing education assistance have supported 50,300 displaced children in Central Darfur, since October 2016.

  • Humanitarian organisations have started providing health services in Jebel Marra.

26 Jan 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• IMC to start health and nutrition activities in Golo, Boori and Jokosti areas in Central Darfur State.

• Aid agencies continue to provide humanitarian assistance to about 53,000 Jebel Marra IDPs in North Darfur.

• Care International Switzerland is providing access to clean water to 89,000 people in East Darfur.

• According to UNHCR, over 131,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan in 2016, the highest number of arrivals per year.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

19 Jan 2017 description
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Highlights

  • UNHCR and inter-agency partners are seeking US$166.6 million to meet the needs of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan.

• So far, 1,500 people have returned to Tamar village in Central Darfur State.

• In Central Darfur, the Wali issued a decree to form a high committee for humanitarian coordination to oversee humanitarian work in the state.

• WFP launched a cash voucher programme assisting 75,000 IDPs in Otash camp, South Darfur.

Funding

557.6 million US$ received in 2016

12 Jan 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Many Jebel Marra IDPs in Central Darfur State need winter supplies, according to the national NGOs Labena and Sanad Charity Foundation.

• About 12,000 returnees in Kutum locality (North Darfur) need more assistance.

• MoU on the delivery of aid to South Sudan through Sudan has been extended for another six months.

• As of the end of 2016, the health sector requirements for the year were only 44% funded against the 2016 Sudan HRP.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

29 Dec 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• HAC has issued amended directives and procedures regarding humanitarian action in Sudan.

• On 24 December, HAC in North Darfur State, together with IDP leaders launched an intention survey amongst IDPs in North Darfur.

• About 2,500 people have returned to the Kaoura area, North Darfur, from Tawilla, Kebkabiya and Sortony and need essential household supplies.

• On 18 December, the World Bank launched the second phase of livelihood project targeting IDPs and host communities in Kassala State.

21 Dec 2016 description
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• This month OCHA celebrates 25 years of humanitarian coordination.

• On 11 December 2016, the Humanitarian Coordinator and HAC Commissioner General travelled to Golo in Jebel Marra, Central Darfur.

• Plan International Sudan has been supporting 103,600 refugee and host community children in White Nile State since August 2015.

• EU approved €170 million to tackle irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa, including €39 million for Sudan.

08 Dec 2016 description
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• WFP has resumed its school meals programme benefiting more than 7,000 students in 21 schools in Blue Nile State.

• WVI project helps 800 farmers in Blue Nile State increase their sorghum production.

• Preparations underway for establishing El Nimir camp for 11,000 South Sudanese refugees from Western Bahr el Ghazal in East Darfur.

• Aid agencies continue to assist about 53,000 Jebel Marra IDPs in four locations in North Darfur.

WFP resumes school-feeding in Blue Nile State

03 Dec 2016 description
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  • About 1,250 people have reportedly returned from Chad to Habila locality, West Darfur, according to HAC.

  • 2016 harvest in Sudan is expected to be above‑average levels, as the 2016 rainy season has been favourable, according to FAO.

  • On 23 November, SPLM-N signed an Action Plan with the UN to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in conflict.

  • The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign has started in Sudan.

FUNDING

24 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• World Toilet Day: One third of people in Sudan have access to improved sanitation, with wide disparities between states.

• Donor funding for water and sanitation activities in Sudan has been decreasing since 2008.

• SC Sweden is phasing out health and nutrition services in 20 centres in South Kordofan due to lack of funding.

• The number of arrivals by sea to Italy from Sudan in 2016 increased slightly compared to 2015, the number of arrivals from Eritrea and Somalia has dropped significantly - IOM.

13 Nov 2016 description
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Highlights

  • WHO reports that 11 clinics have closed and 49 are at risk of closure in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile due to funding shortages.

  • About 769,000 people (IDPs and host communities) are affected by these funding shortages. US$7 million needed to keep these facilities running for one year.

  • Over 4 million children aged 6-59 months were screened for nutritional status in AugustSeptember across Sudan.

10 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Above average harvest expected for 2016-2017 season, according to FEWS NET.
  • Sorghum and millet prices decreased by 5 and 25 per cent between August - September and could decline further, FEWS NET reports.
  • Sudan’s Food Security Technical Secretariat reports improvement in nutrition in Blue Nile State.
  • The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation will fund two projects in eastern Sudan aimed at improving WASH situation and preventing malnutrition.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

03 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 32,000 IDPs return to their homes in Um Dukhun locality, Central Darfur.

  • 53,000 IDPs from Jebel Marra have taken refuge in North Darfur’s Sortony and Tawilla localities as well as in Kebkabiya town and Shadad camp.

  • To date, 96,500 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan in 2016, of whom 55,700 (58 per cent) are in East Darfur State.

  • IFRC launches a knowledgesharing migration platform to assist organisations support vulnerable migrants.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

27 Oct 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 7,100 IDPs in South Kordofan’s Abu Kershola locality need humanitarian assistance.

• Over 21,000 people vaccinated against measles in Abyei, following an outbreak declared by the Ministry of Health in September.

• According to an inter-agency mission, 3,650 IDPs have returned to Himeida village from IDP camps in West Darfur and refugee camps in Chad, since April 2016

• 60 per cent of the South Sudanese refugees who have arrived in Sudan in 2016 have taken refuge in East Darfur

15 Oct 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • During September, 61,000 children under five were screened in IDP and refugee camps, 2,800 of whom were identified with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and admitted for treatment.

  • About 7,500 returnees in Um Baru locality, North Darfur received essential household supplies and improved shelters in the past week.

  • More than 3,700 South Sudanese refugees relocated to Kario site in East Darfur.

06 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FEWS NET says that food security is likely to improve with harvests starting in October / November due to above average rainfall this year.

  • Since 2011, about 100,000 Syrians have arrived in Sudan, with about 5,500 jointly registered by UNHCR-COR by the end of August 2016.

  • Community leaders reported an estimated 1,600 individuals had been displaced from 13 villages and farms near Kosa to Katur in North Darfur’s Tawilla locality.

29 Sep 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• An increase in the number of new South Sudanese refugees into White Nile State may be expected, according to UNHCR.

• Since 2011, about 100,000 Syrians have arrived in Sudan, mainly in the greater Khartoum area, according to Government estimates.

• An estimated 7,000 new IDPs arrived in Katur village from the Kosa area in Tawilla locality,
North Darfur State, according to the local authorities.

• About 4,000 new Jebel Marra IDPs arrived in Guldo town following hostilities between SAF and SLA-AW.

23 Sep 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• WFP’s cash voucher system enables close to 600,000 IDPs in Darfur to purchase a wide variety of items from local shops.

• An estimated 5,500 to 12,500 people from Western Jebel Marra locality have arrived in Nertiti North IDP camp in Central Darfur State.

• Sudan hosts about a quarter of the 1 million South Sudanese refugees in the region.

• Sudan hosts over 730,000 refugees, asylum seekers and people at the risk of statelessness, according to UNHCR.

Cash vouchers for 220,000 IDPs in Darfur