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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.

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

30 Sep 2014 description

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.

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.

29 May 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• UNHCR reports that by 21 May 84,700 people had arrived in Sudan from South Sudan. The main concern remains the relocation of 30,000 people from Kilo 10 reception site in White Nile State.

• An inter-agency team identifies over 90,000 people, including residents, IDPs and returnees, in Shaeria locality, East Darfur, in need of food assistance.

• Latest FEWS NET reports states that 4.5 million Sudanese are food insecure, including 2.7 million in Darfur.

22 May 2014 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• ICRC cuts down the number of its Sudanese staff by 30% amid lack of progress in the resumption of its activities in Sudan.

• Some 38,000 IDPs and South Sudanese arrivals need relief assistance in West Kordofan, according to humanitarian organisations.

• UNHCR reports that 81,500 people arrived from South Sudan in Sudan, an increase of some 800 people from the last week.

• SRCS and SMoH report major gaps in terms of access to sanitation and potable water for 10,000 newly displaced in Rashad town, South Kordofan.

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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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