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09 Nov 2017 description

The October - December 2017 IPC Analysis for Sudan classified 18 states and 179 localities.

  • 50 localities (62% of the total population) were classified in IPC Phase 1 (Minimal), given the acceptable levels of food consumption for most of the pupulations, availability of food for the diversity of sources of income, diversification of food sources and stability in livelihoods.

08 Nov 2017 description

Water access in Sudan is key to the livelihood of the country’s farming communities. ICARDA is working on the ground in Kordofan to maximize the productivity of the area’s crop-range-livestock systems by developing and implementing water-harvesting interventions.

08 Nov 2017 description

Joint EU-African Migration Policy Fundamentally Flawed, New Approach Needed

The joint EU-Africa policy on migration from Eritrea and the Horn of Africa is in urgent need of reform, according to a new report from the International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI), The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA), and The Centre for Human Rights Law at SOAS, University of London.

07 Nov 2017 description

Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends and routes et entry, transit or exit points. IOM has been carrying out flow monitoring of migrants at two points in the Agadez region of Niger. In September 2017 DTM identified 2,541 incoming and 4,972 outgoing migrants. This month, the continued closure of the border between Niger and Libya made more difficult, and in some cases prevented, movements of passengers across the border between Niger and Libya.

07 Nov 2017 description

Juba Gumbo Park FMP

  • Demographic data: 1,414 individuals were recorded transiting Juba Gumbo Flow Monitoring Point (FMP) during the reporting period (up from 733 the previous week). 717 individuals (51%) were children of which 184 were under five years old (13%). 533 individuals were between the ages of 5 and 17 years (38%). The majority of the transiting population were women (825 women making up 58%) while 589 men were recorded transiting Juba Gumbo Park (42%).

07 Nov 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

November 6, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - Inhabitants of two villages in North Darfur area of Al-Twisha have complained of lack of water resources as a result of a shortage of rainfall and depletion of groundwater resources from ditches and wells.

In a meeting held in El Fasher with a delegation representing the affected-villages Monday State Governor Abdel Wahid Youssef promised to solve the water crisis in their area.

07 Nov 2017 description

Situation Générale en octobre 2017 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-décembre 2017

07 Nov 2017 description

More than 50% of the world’s refugees are now in urban settings. Reaching out, understanding and meeting the needs of diffused populations in urban and rural settings poses a key challenge to UNHCR in refugee response. In Jordan, over 80% of refugees, both Syrian and other nationalities including Iraqi, reside outside camp settings. Therefore, being able to find, talk to, assist and understand refugees living in urban areas is a necessity for ensuring that UNHCR delivers its mandate successfully.

06 Nov 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

November 5, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, (aka Hametti) Sunday said his militia deployed “a very large number” of fighters to support the disarmament campaign in Darfur.

Last August, the Sudanese authorities launched a six-month disarmament campaign to eliminate illegal weapons in the conflict-affected areas in Sudan, particularly in Darfur region.

The higher committee for the collection of weapons and unregulated vehicles started the forcible phase of the campaign in all the states of Sudan on 15 October.

05 Nov 2017 description

This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. The update additionally provides information regarding the status of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict conclusion negotiations on the Secretary-General’s report on the situation of children and armed conflict in Nigeria.

05 Nov 2017 description

EL FASHER -- On 2 November 2017, armed government forces entered Kalma IDP camp, South Darfur, in a show of force to conduct a weapons collection campaign in the state.

UNAMID peacekeepers on the ground during the incident reported that more than 100 government military vehicles, including trucks with mounted weapons and armoured personnel carriers, briefly entered parts of the camp.

04 Nov 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

November 3, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese authorities have authorized South Sudanese refugees in White Nile state to work for local farmers, upon the request of the UN refugee agency.

In order to bridge the gap in the lack of funding for its humanitarian operation in Sudan generally and particularly for the South Sudanese refugees, UN officials convinced the White Nile government authorities to promote livelihood opportunities for refugees in the state.

04 Nov 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

A number of eastern districts of Port Sudan, capital of Red Sea state, have been suffering from a severe drinking water crisis for several months. The water network only operates for one day a week, and price of a jerry can of water has climbed to SDG 5 ($0.75).

Journalist Osman Hashim told Radio Dabanga that the water network operates only once a week at Salabona district and pointed to water pollution and a change in its colour and taste.

He pointed to the total interruption of water services at Abuhashish district months ago.

03 Nov 2017 description

Au 31 Octobre 2017, la population des personnes concernées par le HCR est passée à 564.786 personnes.

Elles sont composées essentiellement de :

  • 66% Réfugiés et Demandeurs d’asile ;

  • 28% Déplacés internes et Retournés (Lac) selon l'estimation DTM d'octobre 2017 par IOM, dans le cadre du CCCM. Ce chiffre ne comporte pas les populations du site de Dar El Kher qui sont au nombre 4.634 personnes enregistrées ;