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11 May 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Almost 20,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in South Kordofan and White Nile over the past week.

• Food security situation in Sudan slightly improved compared to the same period last year, according to IPC.

• Food insecurity in SPLM-N areas in South Kordofan and among new IDPs in parts of Jebel Mara is a major concern, according to FEWS NET.

• Water supplies to IDPs in Sortony, North Darfur reduced sharply from 13.7 to 8 litres per person daily due to the ground water level drop in the area, according to aid agencies.

27 Apr 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 95,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in the first three and a half months of 2017; the total number is 389,000 since Dec 2013.

• Lack of funding may affect the provision of health services in Otash IDP camp, South Darfur.

• Japan funding will allow for some 95,000 children U2 years in South and West Kordofan to be vaccinated against measles and polio.

• About 160,000 people are in need of assistance in the Abyei area.

Over 95,000 South Sudanese refugees arrive in 2017

13 Apr 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 85,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Q1 of 2017; the total number is 380,000 since Dec 2013.

  • The national NGO Sanad Charity provided 9,000 South Sudanese refugees, taking refuge in border areas between East Darfur and South Sudan, with food assistance.

  • On 30 March, WFP began to move food assistance to famine-hit and food-insecure people in South Sudan using a newly opened aid corridor.

30 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• New corridor for the delivery of humanitarian aid to Bentiu,
South Sudan, from Sudan.

• 8,000 people, who fled their homes in East Darfur due to inter-communal violence, have arrived in El Lait, North Darfur.

• 68% of households in Sudan have access to improved water sources.

• Ireland donates €3 million (US$3.3 million) to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF).

FIGURES 201 7 HRP

# people in need in Sudan (2017 HNO) 4.8 million

# people in need in Darfur (2017 HNO) 3 million

16 Mar 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 25,000 people in Belle Elsereif in South Darfur’s East Jebel Marra locality are in need of humanitarian aid.

  • Aid organisations continue to respond to the needs of over 53,000 Jebel Marra IDPs in North Darfur.

  • National cereal production is estimated at 8 million MT—a 70% increase compared to the five-year average.

  • Over 11,000 people in Kurmuk locality, Blue Nile State are facing serious water shortages.

FIGURES 2017 HRP

02 Mar 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Aid organisations are scaling up assistance to thousands of people in need in Golo town in Jebel Marra.

  • About 4,000 people in Golo are in need of shelter and essential household supplies, according to DRC.

  • About 118,000 people returned to various locations in West Darfur between 2013 and 2016, according to IOM.

  • Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocates US$21 million for humanitarian interventions in 2017.

FIGURES 2016 HRP

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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HIGHLIGHTS

• 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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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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