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- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2014
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Nov 2013
- Sudan: Flash Floods - Aug 2013
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2012
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Mohamed Bana fondly remembers life before his home, Blue Nile State, erupted in violence.
“During the harvest season, our village would come to life,” he says. “We used to work hard in the fields and cultivate various crops and vegetables. I used to have a small flock of sheep and goats.
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Preparations are underway for a meeting between the Sudanese government and the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) to discuss the cessation of hostilities in the country.
The leader of the National Umma Party (NUP), El Sadig El Mahdi, said in an interview with Radio Dabanga, of which the second part was broadcast on Wednesday, that the signatories of the Paris Declaration, the SRF and the NUP, welcome the idea of a preparatory meeting with the Sudanese government.
El Doroshab Criminal Court in Khartoum North acquitted ten Darfuri students of the University of Bahri on Tuesday.
“The cases filed by the security apparatus against them were closed, as the prosecution could not provide any evidence about their presence at the Kadaro campus during the raids,” the Darfur Bar Association (DBA) said in a statement, issued after the court session.
December 31, 2014 (MAPEL) – A Sudanese warplane raided South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding seven others, a local official disclosed.
“On Tuesday at 1:30AM [local time], Sudanese military aircraft released several bombs on the civilian populated area of Dem-Jallab, which is about 35 miles west of Raja town killing two people and wounding seven others,” Raja county commissioner James Benjamin Mardama told reporters in the state capital, Wau on Wednesday.
He said those wounded are admitted in Raja hospital.
31 December 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his strong opposition to Sudan’s decision to expel from the country two senior UN officials, calling on the Government to reconsider the ruling and allow for essential work to be carried out.
Government of Sudan declared the UN Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator and the UNDP Country Director as persona non grata
Areas in the north of the Abyei area lack basic services including water, healthcare, education and civil infrastructure
The yellow fever vaccination campaign has reached an estimated 4.8 million people in Sudan.
DFID gives US$17.7 million to WFP humanitarian operations in Sudan.
Displaced people in Sudan 3.1 million
TAWILA / KABKABIYA
The residents of Tawila locality and Kabkabiya town in North Darfur are living in great fear, as large groups of paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) settled in the neighbourhood. The Sudanese Air Force continues bombing the area between Tabit and Shangil Tobaya.
“Government jets started bombing the areas again near the villages of Dady, Khor Mali, Sabi, and Fanaga at 1:15 pm on Tuesday,” a villager reported to Radio Dabanga from Dady.
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This is the second edition of the Global Slavery Index. The Index estimates the number of people in modern slavery in 167 countries. This year’s Index also includes an analysis of what governments are doing to eradicate modern slavery. The Index increases our understanding of the contextual factors that make people vulnerable to modern slavery.
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10 December - An INGO vehicle was ambushed by armed men while transporting a patient to the hospital. The driver and the patient suffered serious stab wounds.
3 December - A UN convoy was attacked by al Shabaab in Mogadishu.
At least three Somali security personnel were killed when a car bomb, targeting the convoy, exploded near the airport. CNN, Aljazeera, BBC Americas
I’m pleased to introduce the December issue of Voices of Darfur, which, like other issues of Voices, contains news, features and interviews not only about unique aspects of life in Darfur but also about UNAMID’s ongoing efforts to facilitate lasting peace in the region.
Period January – December 2015
Current Population 478,109 persons Population Planning Figure (15 December 2013 to 31 December 2015) 821,000 persons
Target Beneficiaries South Sudanese refugees displaced since December 2013
Financial Requirements USD 809,913,788
Number of Partners 39
REGIONAL STRATEGIC OVERVIEW
In West Africa, markets were well supplied with staple foods in November as regional harvests progressed. Staple food prices were stable or declining, except in areas directly and indirectly affected by the conflict in northeastern Nigeria. The Ebola outbreak has led to both official and voluntary restrictions on the movement of goods and people in affected Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, resulting in atypical market trends in some areas.
Elements of the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) ambushed a commercial convoy of three lorries in Tawila locality, North Darfur, on Monday. They seized two of the vehicles, and took 60 passengers with them to an unknown destination.
A passenger of the third vehicle expressed his concern about the fate of the kidnapped people, fearing that they may be subjected to maltreatment and torture.