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03 Dec 2014 description
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General Situation during November 2014
Forecast until January 2015

20 Nov 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Close to 37,000 Eritrean asylum seekers arrived in Europe between January and October 2014 via Sudan and Ethiopia, according to UNHCR.

• On average 1,000 refugees from South Sudan have been arriving in Sudan per week recently, UNHCR reports.

• SMoH and WHO report that 101 cases of hemorrhagic fever were registered in North Darfur and West Darfur since late August 2014.

• WFP to start a food voucher programme for an estimated 50,000 displaced people residing in Hamediya IDP camp, Central Darfur.

20 Nov 2014 description

Food insecurity will ease after harvests and October to December rains

Key Messages

17 Nov 2014 description

The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance has risen by half a million to 6.6 million people in the period between November 2013 and October 2014. These 6.6 million people in need consist of 3.1 million IDPs, 0.7 million refugees, and asylum seekers, 1.2 million malnourished children aged under five and 1.6 million people who are food insecure. Needs are greatest in the Darfur region, Southern Sudan (South Kordofan, West Kordofan and Blue Nile States) and Eastern Sudan.

04 Nov 2014 description
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General Situation during October 2014
Forecast until mid-December 2014

22 Oct 2014 description
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Highlights

  • Three UNAMID peacekeepers were killed in Korma, North Darfur, an area where an estimated 18,300 displaced people are taking refuge

  • Fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Sudan Liberation Army – Abdul Wahid in western Jebel Marra leads to temporary relocation of some displaced people to Nertiti town

  • An estimated 125,000 new displaced people in SPLM-N areas in South Kordofan will be facing increasingly dire food security conditions this year and through 2015, according to SKBNCU

09 Oct 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Talks between the Government of Sudan and SPLM-N in Addis Ababa on South Kordofan and Blue Nile have been postponed until after 25 October 2014

  • UNHCR reports that 1,744 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan over the past week, bringing the total number to 98,347 people

  • Two national NGOs – NIDO and JMCO - received clearance to conduct health needs assessments in the eastern Jebel Marra area in Darfur

02 Oct 2014 description
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General Situation during September 2014
Forecast until mid-November 2014

30 Sep 2014 description

The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance has risen by 800,000 since the start of 2014 (as of July 2014). This is in addition to some 6.1 million people who required humanitarian assistance at the start of 2014. These new humanitarian needs have primarily been generated by the displacement of over 400,000 people in Darfur, the arrival of almost 100,000 refugees from South Sudan and alarming levels of malnutrition, with the GAM rate for Sudan exceeding the 15% emergency threshold.

29 Sep 2014 description
Sudan /South Sudan Version 2
Technical Annex - version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 100 000 000

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is subject to the adoption of the decision amending Decision C(2013) 9533 final.

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

18 Sep 2014 description

An estimated 6.9 million people need humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Most are in Darfur, where at least 2.4 million people are internally displaced. In the first half of 2014, an additional 399,000 people have been displaced following hostilities.

14 Aug 2014 description
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An estimated 6.9 million people need humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Most are in Darfur, where at least 2.4 million people are internally displaced. In the first half of 2014, an additional 399,000 people have been displaced following hostilities.

23 Jul 2014 description
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  • A large area of enhanced rainfall may trigger localized flooding across parts of eastern Sudan.
  • Consistently poor rainfall has led to deteriorating ground conditions across northeastern Nigeria and western Chad.

1) The potential for significantly heavy rainfall remains forecast over the River Nile and Kassala provinces of eastern Sudan, which may trigger localized flooding and elevated river levels along the Nile River basin during the next seven days.

15 Jul 2014 description

SUMMARY

Substantial humanitarian action is urgently required in Sudan in 2014.Overall, a total of 6.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance including life-saving interventions, protection from conflict and violence, strengthening household and community coping mechanisms and, where conditions permit, supporting longer-term solutions to the plight of internally displaced people (IDPs) and refugees.

Strategic objectives
The UN and partners have agreed on the following strategic objectives for 2014:

22 Jun 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

•Fighting has erupted in the states of Central, South and West Darfur leading to insecurity, civilian deaths, and internal displacement.

•Some 42,200 newly displaced people have been verified in Zamzam IDP camp, some 360 in Kassab IDP camp, and some 12,000 in IDP camps in the Tawilla area, according to IOM.

•On 18 June, armed men abducted 16 Sudanese humanitarian aid workers in three separate incidents in Kutum locality, North Darfur.

16 Jun 2014 description

More than 6 million people need humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Most are in Darfur, where at least 2 million people are internally displaced. In 2014, an additional 255,393 people have been displaced following hostilities. Some 127,182 could return to their homes. Fighting in South Kordofan and Blue Nile also continues to have dire humanitarian consequences; a total of 116,000 peopled have been newly displaced of which the majority have fled to areas with no access.

29 May 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• UNHCR reports that by 21 May 84,700 people had arrived in Sudan from South Sudan. The main concern remains the relocation of 30,000 people from Kilo 10 reception site in White Nile State.

• An inter-agency team identifies over 90,000 people, including residents, IDPs and returnees, in Shaeria locality, East Darfur, in need of food assistance.

• Latest FEWS NET reports states that 4.5 million Sudanese are food insecure, including 2.7 million in Darfur.

22 May 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• ICRC cuts down the number of its Sudanese staff by 30% amid lack of progress in the resumption of its activities in Sudan.

• Some 38,000 IDPs and South Sudanese arrivals need relief assistance in West Kordofan, according to humanitarian organisations.

• UNHCR reports that 81,500 people arrived from South Sudan in Sudan, an increase of some 800 people from the last week.

• SRCS and SMoH report major gaps in terms of access to sanitation and potable water for 10,000 newly displaced in Rashad town, South Kordofan.