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12 Sep 2018 description

The 2017 Sudan Participatory Assessment, conducted between October and December 2017, involved 6,009 Persons of Concern to UNHCR engaged through some 385 semi-structured interviews, focus group discussions, individual interviews and participatory observation sessions. This assessment exercise was conducted by UNHCR in collaboration with partners, actively supported by the Government of Sudan, to engage refugees, asylum-seekers and refugee returnees – women, men, girls and boys of di fferent age, gender, nationality and ability – to identify their needs and examine ways to address them.

29 Apr 2018 description
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April 28, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Member of the government delegation to the Two Areas talks Abdel-Rahman Abu Median said large numbers of Sudanese refugees have returned to the Blue Nile from Ethiopia.

Blue Nile State and neighbouring South Kordofan state have been the scene of violent conflict between the SPLM-N and the Sudanese army since 2011.

Abu Median disclosed refugees have voluntarily returned to their original areas in Kurmuk, Gisan and Wad Al-Mahi due to the stable security situation in the state.

14 Jan 2018 description

Khartoum, Jan.13 (SUNA) - The Wali (governor) of the Blue Nile State, Hussein Yassin Hammad has put the number of the Sudanese displaced, in Ethiopia to 55,000 , adding that 13,000 out of them have returned to the country and hosted by the state's government .

30 Jun 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 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

07 Jul 2015 description
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July 6, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) said that 3000 South Sudanese families have recently arrived in Sudan’s White Nile state bringing the total number of refugees from the newborn country in the state 84,000 refugees.

SRCS executive director in the White Nile, Osama Osman, said that 3197 families have arrived in the seven cantonment sites in the state from June 1 to July 5, 2015.

10 Feb 2015 description

Genève, 2 février (HCR) – Après le succès de la première campagne en 2014, la Fondation IKEA a lancé lundi une nouvelle collecte de fonds dans les magasins à travers le monde pour financer des programmes d'énergie renouvelable et d'éducation au Bangladesh, au Tchad, en Ethiopie, en Jordanie et au Soudan.

La campagne « Un brillant avenir pour les réfugiés » se déroule depuis le 1er février jusqu'au 29 mars dans plus de 300 magasins IKEA et 40 pays. Pour chaque ampoule LED achetée dans les magasins participants, la Fondation IKEA versera un euro au HCR.

03 Feb 2015 description

GENEVA, February 2 (UNHCR) – Following the success of last year's campaign, the IKEA Foundation on Monday launched a two-month fund-raising drive in stores worldwide to provide renewable energy and education projects in Bangladesh, Chad, Ethiopia, Jordan and Sudan.

The "Brighter Lives for Refugees" campaign will run between February 1 and March 29 in more than 300 IKEA stores in 40 countries. For every LED light bulb purchased in participating stores, the IKEA Foundation will donate one euro to UNHCR.

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:

20 Apr 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• HAC reports that close to 6,700 people fled their homes in eastern South Kordofan over the past week following clashes between Government security forces and SPLM-N.

• An estimated 105,000 people in North Darfur who were displaced since February 2014 have returned to their areas of origin by 21 April 2014, according to HAC, local authorities and aid agencies.

• An estimated 224,000 people who fled their homes in North and South Darfur since February 2014 remain displaced.

20 Mar 2014 description
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Highlights

  • Some 53,000 people who were displaced near the UNAMID team site have returned to their homes in Saraf Omra, North Darfur, according to community leaders

  • An estimated 59,000 people have been displaced from South Darfur’s Um Gunya area as a result of fighting between Government forces and armed movements

  • Some 1,200 people have returned from North Kordofan’s El Rahad area to South Kordofan’s Abu Kershola area as part of an organised return exercise, according to HAC

15 Mar 2014 description

OVERVIEW

  • Conflict and instability continue in South Sudan, with over 700,000 IDPs in the country, including 75,000 in the UN Protection of Civilians sites. The conflict has also forced over 240,000 South Sudanese refugees to flee their homes and to cross into Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda.

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.

23 Jan 2014 description
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Highlights

More people are arriving in border states of Sudan fleeing the armed violence in South Sudan, with current estimates closer to 20,000, according to UNHCR

Humanitarian agencies have provided humanitarian assistance to arrivals from South Sudan in South and West Kordofan while verification, pre-positioning and dispatching of relief aid is continuing

Returns to Um Dukhun town and surrounding villages in Central Darfur have reached over 5,000 people since December 2013

05 Jan 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarians in East Darfur are preparing to respond to a possible influx of an estimated 10,000 people from South Sudan.

  • An estimated 45,000 people displaced due to inter-tribal conflict in East Darfur require humanitarian assistance.

  • In South Kordofan, an estimated 1,000 people fled their homes in El Abassiya and Rashad localities following recent fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF).

29 Dec 2013 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The humanitarian community in Sudan is getting ready to provide humanitarian assistance initially to an estimated 350,000 people from South Sudan
  • An estimated 6.1 million people will need humanitarian assistance in 2014, according to the UN Strategic response plan for 2014.
  • Some 4,700 Sudanese refugees who have returned to Central Darfur from Chad in December are receiving assistance.
  • Some 1,000 people have fled their homes as tension between farmers and nomads increases in East Darfur.