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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

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

24 Dec 2012 description

Highlights

  • More people flee fighting in South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

  • Human Rights Watch report says indiscriminate aerial bombardment in SPLM-N areas has killed and injured scores of civilians.

  • More than 3,500 people flee their homes in parts of Darfur due to insecurity and intertribal violence.

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.