Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
Most read reports
- UNHCR Ethiopia Fact Sheet December 2018
- Ethiopia: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Tigray Region, Round 14: November – December 2018 - Summary of Key Findings
- Operational Plan for Rapid Response: Internal Displacement around Kamashi and Assosa (Benishangul Gumuz) and East and West Wollega (Oromia), 26 December 2018
- UNHCR Ethiopia - Operational Update (December 2018)
- Ethiopia: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Somali Region, Round 14: November/December 2018 - Summary of Key Findings
The Chikungunya outbreak in Kassala state was successfully contained (with 19,897 cases in total) after sustained and combined efforts from the WHO, UNICEF and the Sudan Ministry of Health. Unfortunately, a resurgence in neighboring Red Sea State has been recorded with response plans actioned utilizing lessons learned from the Kassala experience. To date, case increases are limited to Port Sudan and no fatalities have been recorded.
Summary of needs, targets & requirements
Humanitarian needs & key figures
• Sudan hosts over 360,000 refugees and asylum seekers from Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen
• Influx from South Sudan continues, with 5,000 arrivals from Raja into East Darfur reported over the past week.
• Response needed for an estimated 17,000 people displaced as a result of violence in Thur, Central Darfur.
• Several casualties reported as a result of inter-communal violence in Um Tajok, West Darfur.
Sudan hosts 360,000 refugees and asylum seekers
• 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.
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.
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
Over half a million children will not be vaccinated against measles due to the on-going conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, according to UNICEF
More than 80,000 people in Government-controlled areas have been vaccinated against yellow fever in four affected localities in the Kordofan region
Over 22 million Sudanese or three out of every four lack access to improved sanitation
• About 3,300 people have fled their homes in South Kordofan and Blue Nile over the past week following fighting between SAF and SPLM-N and insecurity.
• The Government of Sudan says it is ready to negotiate with SPLM-N on the implementation of polio vaccinations in SPLM-N areas.
• Ministry of Health and WHO report that 36 suspected cases of yellow fever (including 10 deaths) have been registered in West and South Kordofan states.
No agreement yet on a temporary cessation of hostilities in South Kordofan and Blue Nile to allow polio vaccinations for children under five.
International support for the Government’s flood response efforts continue, as the Government revises the number of “affected” people to 340,000.
At least 18,000 displaced people in camps in Darfur have been badly affected by flooding and are in urgent need of assistance.
Across the East Africa region, consecutive good seasons transformed food security conditions from the initial low point in 2011, which was a great relief coming out of a severe drought. However, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) continued working with other players including government and regional bodies such as the Inter-Governmental Climate Information, Prediction,
HIGHLIGHTS IN THE 4TH QUARTER
- In South Kordofan and Blue Nile, more than one million people remain severely affected by the armed conflict that began in June 2011. In addition, over 200,000 Sudanese refugees have fled to South Sudan and Ethiopia.
- In Darfur, fighting between the SAF and armed movements as well as inter-tribal fighting have led to new civilian displacement in parts of Darfur. Humanitarian agencies estimate that around 90,000 Darfuris fled their homes during the course of 2012.
In Darfur, approximately 3.5 million people currently receive food aid, including some 1.4 million in camps.
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.
• 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
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.
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
• 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.
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.
• 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.
• 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.