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31 May 2015 description


Background on the humanitarian situation

15 Jul 2014 description


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 Nov 2011 description

November 18, 2011

Ottawa, Ontario―Today, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced 25 new initiatives to further Canada's support to Africa. Minister Oda referenced these projects in a recent speech delivered to African Heads of Missions meeting in Ottawa.

10 Nov 2011 description

Key Points

  • On 3 November the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) re-entered Kurmuk in Blue Nile State.

  • UNCHR reports new wave of refugees crossing the border into Ethiopia from Blue Nile State.
    Some 33,000 Sudanese have crossed into Ethiopia since September 2011.

  • Following continued clashes between SAF and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in South Kordofan State, more civilians are reportedly fleeing into South Sudan.

  • The reconstruction of the Banton Bridge linking Abyei to Agok was completed this week.