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19 Dec 2018 description

Sunday, December 16, 2018

IOM Sudan, colour marked the celebrations of the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn of Africa. The event which was held at the IOM Sudan office in Khartoum was attended by representatives from the EU delegation, ten migrant returnees from Libya and 16 representatives of Nigerian, Ethiopian and Eritrean migrant communities.

13 Dec 2018 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 12 December 2018

The European Commission has adopted eleven new programmes for the Horn of Africa under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.

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:

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.

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.

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.

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

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

18 Oct 2012 description

Highlights

  • The Tripartite is still waiting for approval to deliver humanitarian assistance in SPLM-N areas in South Kordofan and Blue Nile.
  • New report by FAO, WFP and IFAD states that the proportion of undernourished people in Sudan has decreased by 6.4 per cent over the past 20 years.
  • 2012 sorghum production is expected to be more than double the 2011 harvest and about 15 per cent above the 2007-2011 average.
09 Aug 2012 description

Executive Summary

The Mid-Year Review of the 2012 Sudan Humanitarian Work Plan (HWP) comes at a time of growing concern for Sudan.

31 May 2012 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • In Darfur, approximately 3.2 million people currently receive food aid. This includes some 1.7 million IDPs registered in camps.

  • In the disputed Abyei Area over 100,000 people remain displaced, mostly in Agok and South Sudan. Approximately 5,000 returns have been observed so far.

  • In South Kordofan and Blue Nile States, an estimated 500,000 people remain internally displaced or severely affected by on-going ghting.

26 Mar 2012 description

Key Points

• In Blue Nile, fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North continues.

• In South Kordofan, a multi-sectoral monitoring mission comprised of state authorities and UN agencies has left Kadugli for Abu Jubaiha and Talodi.

• In Abyei, UNISFA reports an increase in the number of returns north of the Bahr el Arab/Kiir River, now standing at around 4,800 people.

26 Mar 2012 description

Key Points

• In South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) continues to affect civilians.

• Civilians continue to cross into South Sudan and Ethiopia, bringing the total of Sudanese refugees in these countries to more than 130,000.

• In South Kordofan, up to 153,000 children could miss the upcoming Polio National Immunisation campaign due to ongoing fighting.

• In Abyei, returnees north of the Bahr el Arab/Kiir River need food and shelter assistance.

12 Dec 2011 description

RATIONALE

The analysis of the different realities in Sudan (Darfur, Abyei, South Kordofan, and Blue Nile, as well as North-South returns) suggests that significant humanitarian needs will remain in 2012. Although continuous engagement will be required in 2012, the European Commission humanitarian funding support will mainly depend on three elements 1) needs, 2) access and 3)the capacity to implement humanitarian activities in a principled way. The latter elements remain important constraints in Sudan.

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.