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20 Jul 2016 description

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of €10 million (approximately US$11.1 million) from the Government of Germany to support nearly 350,000 people in the eastern Sudan state of Kassala.

WFP will use the funds to provide food assistance to more than 88,400 refugees, migrants and asylum seekers from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia as well as members of their host communities, through general food distributions and food vouchers for one year.

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

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.

15 Feb 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• An estimated 27,600 people have arrived in Sudan from South Sudan, according to humanitarian partners.

• UN urges Government of Sudan and SPLM-N to declare an immediate cessation of hostilities and allow humanitarians to provide aid to people in need.

• According to FEWS NET, as of January 2014 an estimated 3.3 million people in Sudan face Stressed (IPC Phase 2) and Crisis (IPC Phase 3) levels of food insecurity.

21 Oct 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

-ƒƒ Hundreds of thousands of people fled their homes in Sudan in the first six months of 2013 due to inter-tribal violence and fighting between the SAF and armed movements.

-ƒƒ This displacement includes over 310,000 newly displaced people in Darfur, which is more than the number of people displaced in 2011 and 2012 combined.

-ƒƒ Conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile continued to affect civilians, with food insecurity expected to deteriorate further in SPLM-N controlled areas.

01 Sep 2013 description
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Highlights

  • SPLM-N announces a one month ceasefire in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states for flood response.

  • In East Darfur, an estimated 144,000 people have been displaced since 9 August as a result of fighting between the Reizegat and Ma’aliya tribes, according to HAC.

  • According to FEWS NET, the number of food-insecure people in Sudan might increase from 4 million to 4.3 million people during the peak lean season – August to September.

25 Aug 2013 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

18 Aug 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Heavy rains and flooding in Sudan since early August have affected over half a million people in 16 States (plus Abyei), according to the Government.

• Khartoum State is the hardest hit State, with an estimated 36,000 houses either totally destroyed or damaged by the floods.

• Tens of thousands of people of South Sudanese origin in open air departure points in Khartoum have been particularly badly affected by the floods.

14 Aug 2013 description
report Sudan Tribune

August 13, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Three airplanes carrying Qatari and Ethiopian relief for the Sudanese affected by the recent floods have arrived in Khartoum on Tuesday as fresh official figures pointed that the number of the affected population has reached 23.000 people.

Two of the three planes were from Qatar in line with orders of Sheik Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani and besides 80 tons of relief items were also carrying a search and rescue team.

23 May 2013 description

Period covered by this Final Report: July 2011 to December 2012

Appeal target (current): CHF 6,188,106

Appeal coverage: 54%

Appeal history:

· This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 1 July 2011 for CHF 3,758,917 for 8 months to assist 173,000 beneficiaries in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Abyei states following the eruption of conflict on 5 June 2011 between SPLM-N and Sudan Government armed forces in South Kordofan.

10 May 2013 description

Highlights

• The killing of the Ngok Dinka Paramount Chief in Abyei sparks new tensions between the Ngok Dinka and Misseriya communities.

• Aid agencies mobilise resources to meet the needs of some 40,000 newly displaced people in parts of South Kordofan.

• According to humanitarian agencies, the total number of people displaced from Labado and Muhajeria is estimated at 60,000.

• About 10,000 people flee their homes near Nyala following inter-tribal clashes in the Bulbul Abugazo area

25 Apr 2013 description

Humanitarian situation and needs

Key messages

• 10 years since the Darfur conflict broke out, violence and insecurity 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.

• Better access is needed to all vulnerable and conflict-affected populations in order to conduct assessments and provide humanitarian assistance according to needs.

19 Apr 2013 description

Highlights

  • About 40,000 people flee their homes in East Darfur as a result of fighting between SAF and SLA-MM rebels in Muhajeria and Labado

  • Thousands of people have fled to Chad from Central Darfur as fighting between Salamat and Misseriya tribes continues in parts of Central and South Darfur

  • More than 44,000 people displaced in Darfur since January 2013 receive non-food and emergency shelter supplies

  • Over 92,000 people in Government-controlled areas of South Kordofan and Blue Nile receive food aid

10 Apr 2013 description

Highlights

• On 7 April, the International Donor Conference for Darfur began in Doha, seeking $7.2 billion for recovery, reconstruction and development in Darfur.
• WFP starts food distributions to some 51,000 people in Blue Nile State for the first time since September 2011.
• Thousands of people take refuge near the UNAMID team sites in Muhajeriya and Labado towns in East Darfur following fighting between SAF and SLA-MM.
• Inter-tribal conflict leads to new civilian displacement in Central and South Darfur.

04 Apr 2013 description

Highlights

  • FAO Sudan has warned of an imminent food security emergency if the desert locust threat in two northern states is not controlled

  • WFP participates in a joint food needs assessment in government-controlled areas in all six localities of Blue Nile State for the first time since the conflict began in 2011

  • Over 1,000 people, including some 400 IDPs, attend an IDP conference in Nyala, in the lead up to the Darfur Donors Conference due to take place in Doha on 7-8 April

30 Mar 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Approximately 4.8 million people in Sudan in need
  • Clashes across Darfur have displaced thousands since January
  • U.S. Government (USG) provides additional $17 million to support vulnerable populations in need across Sudan
17 Feb 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS IN THE 4TH QUARTER

-ƒ 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.

-ƒ 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.

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.