Appeals & Response Plans
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2018
- Sudan: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - Jul 2017
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2017
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2016
- 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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For the first time in ten months, the World Food Programme has resumed C-130 airlift/airdrop deliveries of relief food rations to thousands of hungry people in southern Sudan. The operation follows the announcement last week of agreement by the Government of Sudan to allow WFP renewed use of C-130 aircraft for relief deliveries into southern Sudan.
This report includes: A) Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire and Tanzania B) Uganda and Sudan C) Liberia.
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KHARTOUM, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan has agreed to the use of C-130 aircraft for the delivery of urgent relief supplies to the south of the country, the official daily 'Al Engaz Alwwtani' reported Wednesday.
The World Food Programme Executive Director, Catherine Bertini, welcomes yesterday's announcement by United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali that the Government of the Sudan will now permit WFP to resume airdrops of urgently needed food rations into southern Sudan using a C-130 aircraft.
This report includes: A) Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire and Tanzania B) Sudan C) Liberia and Sierra Leone D) Angola E) Democratic People's Republic of Korea
By ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Sudanese government restrictions on international food aid to its war-ravaged south have put 700,000 people at risk of starvation, the U.N. World Food Program says.
Some U.N. officials believe Sudan's government simply wants to prevent adequate food supplies from reaching rebel areas regardless of the effects on civilians.
"We can't get food in there, and people are going to start starving," program director Catherine Bertini told reporters Thursday.
By KARIN DAVIES Associated Press Writer
LOKICHOKIO, Kenya (AP) -- A cargo plane roars up from the runway, above sunburned foreigners and nomadic cattle herders, to carry food to the famished victims of Sudan's civil war.
Lokichokio, an odd boom town in the harsh, dry border region between Kenya and southern Sudan, is the staging area for the World Food Program's effort to help the victims of the world's longest running war.
by the Africa Faith and Justice Network
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Louise Tunbridge, Special to The Christian Science Monitor
POCHALLA, SUDAN -- Ajulu Omot and her six children sat beneath a tree with the few belongings they had managed to salvage from the flooded Akobo River: several pots, two animal skins, and a traditional Anyuak pipe.
When the water surrounded their grass house, drowning their livestock, and submerging their cornfield, they waded through shoulder-high water hoping to find help in the main town of Pochalla.
Across an area of 700 square miles in this remote part of southern Sudan close to the Ethiopian border, an …
First visit to Southern Sudan since 1983
(No. 16 ACC/SCN, Geneva, 20 June 1996)(extracts)
CAIRO, June 20 (Reuter) - Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Osman Mohammad Taha arrived in Cairo...Thursday morning and said the Arab summit this weekend would be a good chance for reconciliation with Egypt.
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is expected to attend the summit starting Saturday but no one has said if he will meet Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who says Sudan helped in a plot to kill him in Ethiopia last year.
Sudan has been trying to improve relations with Cairo but Egypt has been wary of Sudanese overtures.
ASMARA, June 13 (Reuter) - The U.N. refugee agency said on Thursday Sudan had deported 224 Eritreans and 20 Ethiopians amid growing tension between the Eritrean and Sudanese governments.
By Nicholas Kotch
ADDIS ABABA, June 12 (Reuter) - Despite its worsening relations with the Islamic government in Sudan, Ethiopia will not allow its territory to be used by Sudanese rebels, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said on Wednesday.
Meles accused Khartoum of trying to destabilise the region but said in an interview the Sudanese army was incapable of engaging in a large-scale conflict with its neighbours.
He denied that the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), the main anti-Khartoum military force, was operating from inside Ethiopia as Sudan alleges.
KHARTOUM, June 11 (Reuter) - Ten Sudanese politicians and trade unionists, including a former vice president and representatives of the traditional parties, have told the government to resign or face the consequences from the people.
In a petition delivered on Monday to the office of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the petitioners gave a damning indictment of his seven years in power since he overthrew a democratically elected government in a military coup in 1989.