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01 Jan 2013 description
report Sudan Tribune

December 31, 2012 (KHARTOUM) - More than a million Sudanese currently live in constant fear of bombing and artillery attacks in the country’s rebel-held territories, an aid organisation linked to one of Sudan’s main rebel groups said in a report published on 30 December.

The report, compiled by the Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Agency (SRRA), paints a horrifying picture of the fate of more than one million Sudanese reportedly living in the Sudanese states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

31 Dec 2012 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

  1. In Darfur, approximately 3.5 million people currently receive food aid, including some 1.4 million in camps.

  2. Some 56,000 people remain displaced mostly in Agok and South Sudan. Of 105,000 who ed in may 2011, some 35,000 returned quickly to areas south of the Bahr Al Arab/Kiir river, and 14,000 others returned to areas north of the river.

27 Dec 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Fighting in Shangil Tobaya and Tawila localities in North Darfur displaces 1,200 people, according to UNAMID.

• Some 4,500 people have returned to their homes in South Kordofan, according to media reports.

• Malaria on the decline in Sudan, according to the WHO

24 Dec 2012 description

Highlights

  • More people flee fighting in South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

  • Human Rights Watch report says indiscriminate aerial bombardment in SPLM-N areas has killed and injured scores of civilians.

  • More than 3,500 people flee their homes in parts of Darfur due to insecurity and intertribal violence.

20 Dec 2012 description

Humanitarian situation and needs

Key messages

  • The humanitarian community is often denied access to vulnerable populations leading to minimal assessments and interventions;

  • Violence and insecurity in Darfur continue to cause displacement and inhibit returns;

  • Fighting in the transitional areas has affected over 900.000 people, including the 210.000 who have taken refuge in Ethiopia and South Sudan.

13 Dec 2012 description

Highlights

  • Nearly 8,500 people, including 3,500 children, flee their homes in Blue Nile and South Kordofan.

  • About 8,500 displaced people have returned to South Kordofan, according to HAC.

  • Some 2.2 million people have been vaccinated in Darfur as part of the initial phase of the yellow fever vaccination campaign.

12 Dec 2012 description
report Human Rights Watch

Sudan: Civilians Describe Toll of Attacks

AU, UN Should Seek Human Rights Investigation

(Nairobi, December 12, 2012) – The Sudanese government’s indiscriminate aerial bombardment and shelling in Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states has killed and injured scores of civilians since the conflict began more than a year ago, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Government forces have raided villages, burned and looted civilian property, arbitrarily detained people, and assaulted and raped women and girls.

07 Dec 2012 description

This document provides an overview of developments in the Mediterranean Basin and other regions of interest from 13 November—03 December, with hyperlinks to source material highlighted and underlined in the text. For more information on the topics below or other issues pertaining to the region, please contact the members of the Med Basin Team, or visit our website at www.cimicweb.org.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

In Focus 1

North Africa 2

Northeast Africa 4

Horn of Africa 6

30 Nov 2012 description

Highlights

• Yellow fever vaccination campaign starts in Darfur, as death toll continues to rise.

• New civilian displacement to Zamzam IDP camp due to inter-tribal fighting in North Darfur.

• Food insecurity in SPLM-N areas in South Kordofan and Blue Nile worsens.

22 Nov 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Yellow fever case fatality rates declining, according to the Ministry of Health and WHO.

  • Dinka Ngok protest against Misseriya visit leaves one civilian dead and another injured.

  • IOM suspends its airlift of extremely vulnerable individuals from Khartoum to South Sudan following crash landing of one plane.

14 Nov 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 329 suspected cases of yellow fever, including 97 deaths, have been reported in Darfur.

• UNHCR prepares for possible influx of up to 30,000 new refugees from Sudan to South Sudan.

• UNAMID mission finds Sigili village in North Darfur completely deserted and IOM reports that some 800 people from Sigili have arrived in El Fasher.

09 Nov 2012 description

This document provides an overview of developments in the Mediterranean Basin and other regions of interest from 23 October—05 November, with hyperlinks to source material highlighted and underlined in the text. For more information on the topics below or other issues pertaining to the region, please contact the members of the Med Basin Team, or visit our website at www.cimicweb.org

Inside this issue

02 Nov 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Further shelling of Kadugli town leaves two children killed and eight civilians wounded.

• UNHCR reports that over 240,000 Sudanese refugees have fled conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile since June 2011.

• New report highlights poor harvest prospects and lack of access to basic services in parts of SPLM-N areas in South Kordofan.

02 Nov 2012 description

Highlights in the 3rd quarter

  • Conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile continued to affect civilians and there are now over 211,000 Sudanese refugees in camps in South Sudan and Ethiopia.

  • ƒƒIn early August, the Government and SPLM-N signed, separately, agreements with the Tripartite initiative on delivering relief aid to all conflict-affected people in South Kordofan and Blue Nile, but by the end of September no aid had been delivered under this initiative. ƒƒ

25 Oct 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Tripartite Initiative remains stalled.
• One UNAMID peacekeeper killed, three others injured in the second attack on peacekeepers in October.
• New assessment in SPLM-N areas shows deterioration of food security and nutritional status.

24 Oct 2012 description
report Sudan Tribune

October 23, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) has disputed allegations by the Sudanese army (SAF) about the death of civilians during a new bout of mortar attack it launched on the capital of South Kordofan State on Tuesday, saying it only targeted positions of government forces.

SAF’s spokesperson Al-Sawarmi Khalid Saad said that two children died and 8 civilians sustained injuries as a result of the new attack SPLM-N carried out on Kadugli town.