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24 Nov 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

November 23, 2017 (WAU) – The governor of South Sudan’s Tonj state, Akech Tong Aleu said the ongoing disarmament process in Greater Bahr el Ghazal region faces logistical challenges, including mobility, food and other motivational needs.

Tong, who chairs the Greater Bahr el Ghazal state of emergency committee formed by President Salva Kiir two months ago, made these remarks while reporting on the security situation in the region.

23 Nov 2017 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

ABOUT

  • MHub is undertaking field surveys with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers along key migratory routes to build up a body of data over time and to map country and regional level mixed migration trends.

  • This snapshot presents early survey findings of the profiles, intentions and experiences of those moving in mixed migration flows who have recently arrived in Italy in the last year.

23 Nov 2017 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

ABOUT

  • MHub is undertaking field surveys with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers along key migratory routes to build up a body of data over time and to map country and regional level mixed migration trends.

  • This snapshot presents early survey findings of the profiles, intentions and experiences of those moving in mixed migration flows who have recently arrived in Italy in the last year.

23 Nov 2017 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

Covering mixed migration to, through & from NORTH AFRICA

About: MHub is the regional knowledge hub and secretariat for the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force, comprising of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR, UNICEF and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensure the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

Scope: This bulletin covers mixed migration trends in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia, Greece and Italy.

23 Nov 2017 description
report IRIN

Migration crises in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa reconfigured global politics.

23 Nov 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

November 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan on Tuesday has resumed relief operations to South Sudan through a new route from El-Obeid, North Kordofan state capital of east and north Bahr El Ghazal.

A local official at the sub-committee tasked with the delivery of humanitarian aid to South Sudan told Ashorooq TV they have so far transported more than 13,000 metric tonnes of food to the neighbouring country.

22 Nov 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

The Governor of North Darfur, Abdelwahed Yousef Ibrahim, has reported the arrest of more than 130 people suspected of several violations, including criminal records, drugs, weapons, unlicensed vehicles, or previous crimes and the collection of 7,830 weapons.

Briefing the state legislative council in the state capital of El Fasher on Tuesday, Governor Ibrahim said the campaign has collected 240 four-wheel-drive vehicles for military use, and seized more than 287 other unlicensed vehicles.

22 Nov 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the high prevalence in all states of Sudan of the Plasmodium vivax parasite which causes malaria, and estimates that that 15 per cent of the population are infected with the parasite – more than 20 per cent in Central Darfur.

A survey conducted by the Ministry in 18 states has revealed a high incidence of the disease in some states, especially in Central Darfur where it exceeds 20 per cent.

The survey said 80 per cent of the infected are treated home and only five per cent go to health facilities.

22 Nov 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Medical sources report an increasing incidence of haemorrhagic fever in Kassala in eastern Sudan. Three deaths were reported at Kassala hospital in early November.

In an interview with Radio Dabanga a healthcare worker who asked not be named strongly criticised “the authorities’ neglect and lack of seriousness in dealing and coping with the disease.”

The doctor expressed surprise and dismay that the Ministry of Health has consistently denied an outbreak of the disease in Kassala.

22 Nov 2017 description
  • New national policy helps refugees legally document life events, including births, deaths, marriages and divorces.

  • 73,857 South Sudanese refugees have been registered in Ethiopia since 1 January. The majority have reportedly fled conflicts.

  • Refugees in Addis Ababa continue to be L3 registered. This will allow them to better access rights in line with the NY Declaration.

Update On Achievements

Operational Context

22 Nov 2017 description
  • Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 889,071registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 October 2017.

  • Since January 2017, 103,263 refugees arrived in Ethiopia, mainly from South Sudan (over 73,000), Eritrea (over. 20,700) and Somalia (over 6,600).

  • Ethiopia is a pilot country for the CRRF and works closely with Government and partners to improve the lives of refugees and host communities.

21 Nov 2017 description

GENEVA (21 November 2017) – A report by the UN Human Rights Office and the African Union-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) has called on the Sudanese Government to pursue effective, transparent and durable policies to enable the 2.6 million people internally displaced by the long-running conflict in Darfur to return home voluntarily or to reintegrate into host communities.

21 Nov 2017 description

GENEVA (21 November 2017) – A report by the UN Human Rights Office and the African Union-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) has called on the Sudanese Government to pursue effective, transparent and durable policies to enable the 2.6 million people internally displaced by the long-running conflict in Darfur to return home voluntarily or to reintegrate into host communities.

21 Nov 2017 description

Du 15 au 17 novembre 2017, le Représentant du HCR au Tchad, M. Mbili Ambaoumba, a accompagné une importante mission de la Banque Mondiale de sept membres dont le Représentant au Tchad de l’Institution, François Nankobogo, et son spécialiste principal en charge de la protection social, Giuseppe Zampaglione, venu de Washington. La délégation est allée s’imprégner des conditions de vie des réfugiés et des communautés tchadiennes qui les accueillent dans l’est du pays, précisément à Farchana et a Hadjer Hadid, dans la région du Ouaddaï.

21 Nov 2017 description

On 14 November 2017, UNAMID, in partnership with the Government of Sudan (GoS) police, trained some 32 Community Policing Volunteers (CPVs) and Sudanese police officers on community policing and gender mainstreaming in El Geneina, West Darfur.