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31 Dec 2012 description
report Radio Dabanga

A displaced man from Ardiba camp in Central Darfur was seriously wounded in a shooting by armed herders on camels on Sunday, 30 December. A source told Radio Dabanga that 4 armed herders, allegedly pro-government, in military uniforms opened fire on displaced Ishaq Saleh Mohamed when he was on his way back from his farm at about 1 kilometer east of the camp.

Ishaq was injured in his arm and after the shooting was severely beaten, it was added. The victim was taken to the hospital in Garsila in a coma.

31 Dec 2012 description
report Radio Dabanga

A group of gunmen reportedly attacked and raped two displaced sisters from Mornei camp in West Darfur on Sunday, 30 December. A witness told Radio Dabanga that the gunmen on camels in military uniforms attacked the two sisters while they were collecting wood in the area of Jebel Salma, at about 3 kilometers from the camp on Sunday.

31 Dec 2012 description
report Radio Dabanga

A displaced man from Gereida camp in South Darfur has allegedly been killed by pro-government militiamen and two others were wounded in the same incident on Wednesday, 26 December.

A female camp activist told Radio Dabanga that around 30 militiamen on camels shot three displaced people who were collecting hay in an area about 3 kilometers south of Gereida. She added that Yasser Osman Ahmed died on the spot and that both Abbas Abdul Rahman and Dugush Suleiman were seriously wounded in the attack.

31 Dec 2012 description
report Radio Dabanga

Around 1200 newly displaced families in Zam Zam camp in East Jebel Marra and another 500 newly displaced families from Shawa area are facing harsh living conditions; no humanitarian aid and no sheets or blankets during the cold winter days in Darfur.

31 Dec 2012 description

Weekly registration: 24-30 December 2012

  • During the current week (24 - 30 December) 917 individuals have been registered;

  • Out of 917 individuals, all are new arrivals and no new births.

  • 61.7% of new arrivals are minors and 38.3% are above 18 years

  • 52.1% are female,47.9% are male;

  • Rejections: 10 individuals have been rejected for the following reasons:- 3 recyclers;- 7 active combatant;- 0 visitors;

31 Dec 2012 description
report Radio Dabanga

AL MALHA (31 Dec.) - The locality of Almalha in North Darfur is suffering from spreading diseases such as ‘kala azar’, typhoid, abdominal pains as well as the prevalence of malnutrition, lack of health care services and high prices of medicine.

Citizens told Radio Dabanga that the region has recently witnessed a spread in ‘kala azar’ disease, especially in the area of ​​Jebel Issa in addition to rising malnutrition and paralysis among children.

31 Dec 2012 description

Over 30 humanitarian crises face South Sudan as 2012 comes to a close. Aid agencies are focused on responding to the needs of over 200,000 refugees, the majority having fled conflict in Sudan. Food insecurity also drives the humanitarian situation, with 2.7 million food insecure people being fed in 2012, as of November. Insecurity in several northern states in December highlighted the fragility of the humanitarian situation.

31 Dec 2012 description

Preface

Don’t stop the momentum of the society for change

Hiroshi Taniyama
President, JVC

2 years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear acci- dent. Through this experience of an unprecedented catastrophe, a movement was generated naturally, a movement to look back at how our society and economy has been formed, and trying to bring back the connections between people and people, as well as people and communities. There was a momentum to create a society for change.

31 Dec 2012 description

INTRODUCTION

The United Nations Focal Point for Mine Action

UNMAS is the United Nations focal point for mine action. Fourteen entities are working together in the United Nations system to implement the United Nations vision of a world free from the threat of mine, and explosive remnants of war (ERW) including cluster munitions. UNMAS leads that effort in six key areas:

• Survey, mark, fence-off, and clear explosive hazards, including mines, ERW, cluster munitions

31 Dec 2012 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

  1. In Darfur, approximately 3.5 million people currently receive food aid, including some 1.4 million in camps.

  2. Some 56,000 people remain displaced mostly in Agok and South Sudan. Of 105,000 who ed in may 2011, some 35,000 returned quickly to areas south of the Bahr Al Arab/Kiir river, and 14,000 others returned to areas north of the river.

31 Dec 2012 description

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin s'est améliorée dans le Sahel d'Afrique de l'ouest avec la diminution des effectifs acridiens en décembre suite aux opérations de lutte au Niger et en Mauritanie et au dessèchement de la végétation.

30 Dec 2012 description

This seventh edition of the Yearbook of Peace Processes analyses conflicts in which negotiations are being held to reach a peace agreement, regardless of whether these negotiations are formalised, are in the exploratory phase, are faring well or, to the contrary, are stalled or in the midst of crisis. It also analyses some cases in which negotiations or explorations are partial; that is, they do not include all the armed groups present in the country (such as the case of India, for example).

30 Dec 2012 description

En esta séptima edición del Anuario de Procesos de Paz se analizan los conflictos en los que se llevan a cabo negociaciones para llegar a un acuerdo de paz, con independencia de que estas negociaciones estén formalizadas, se encuentren en fase exploratoria, transcurran satisfactoriamente o, por el contrario, se encuentren estancadas o en plena crisis. Se incluye un capítulo sobre Colombia, por hacerse una edición colombiana de este anuario.

30 Dec 2012 description

The Joint Assessment Mission (JAM) conducted in September 2012 aimed at obtaining a better understanding of the situation, needs, risks, capacities and vulnerabilities of refugees in Malawi with regard to food, livelihood, their nutritional/health situation and related matters. The current programme is coming to an end, and this JAM Report aims to provide information for further assistance through the design of a new programme cycle for both WFP (the PRRO) and UNHCR. The last JAM was carried out in 2009 in coordination with the GoM and other stakeholders.