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25 Jul 2018 description
infographic World Food Programme

Since the beginning of the year, the Sudanese Government adopted new policies aimed at alleviating the impacts of the long-standing and structural economic challenges, such as the removal of food subsidies (including wheat), the devaluation of the currency, restrictions on some imported items, increasing custom tax. These developments have caused the price of many basic goods to increase sharply.

In January 2018 the inflation rate recorded at 52.4 per-cent, while in March it reached 55.6 percent, which is the highest rate recorded last 20 years.

25 Jul 2018 description
report Sudan Tribune

July 24, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Seven people have been killed on Monday by heavy rains and flash floods that hit Al-Nuhood town, West Kordofan State.

Eyewitnesses told Sudan Tribune that heavy rains and floods hit the eastern and northeastern parts of Al-Nuhood leading to collapse of about 2000 homes.

Yassen Ahmed Khalifa, a resident of Abu Snoon neighbourhood in Al-Nuhood said 7 people have been killed and 3 are missing including a child, calling on government agencies and aid groups to provide support for the affected.

25 Jul 2018 description

Sudan: Providing relief to people affected by conflict

The ICRC and the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) continued to provide relief to people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence in 2017.

24 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers

USD 776,145 cash based transfers made in June

USD 62 m six-months Net Funding Requirements July-Decembe

1.44 m people assisted in June 2018

Operational Updates

 WFP Sudan continues to respond to droughts across eight locations in North Darfur. A total of 917 mt of food have been dispatched for distribution to assist 97,000 residents affected by drought for the next three months.

24 Jul 2018 description

Six ans après le début du conflit, l’insécurité demeure en RCA, avec des groupes armés présents sur une grande partie du territoire centrafricain et s’affrontant pour le contrôle du territoire et des ressources. Les attaques ou même rumeurs de mouvement des groupes armés continuent également de provoquer de nombreux déplacements de la population civile et limitent la possibilité d’un retour à une vie normale de plus de 1 258 257 individus.

24 Jul 2018 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 53,269 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through 22 July 2018. That total compares to 110,603 at this time last year, and 244,722 at this time in 2016.

Arrivals to Spain (see chart below) this month have overtaken those to Italy. To date just over 36 per cent of all Mediterranean irregular migrants have come via the Western Mediterranean route, whose irregular migration volume has more than tripled those registered at this time last year.

24 Jul 2018 description

Khartoum (ICRC) – 18,000 families in the Jebel Marra region of Darfur, 14,000 in Rokero and 4,000 in Golo, are receiving seeds and food assistance from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Its main partner in the country, the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS), joined the ICRC in the assessment and registration of beneficiaries and in the distribution of the seeds.

23 Jul 2018 description

Des nouveaux centres d’examens récemment créés par le gouvernement proches des camps de réfugiés ont servi à résoudre d’immenses difficultés logistiques pour 240 candidats parmi les 1429 réfugiés

Aristophane Ngargoune P.I Associate

23 Jul 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 22 Jul 2018): 17,875
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 22 Jul 2017): 93,326
Total arrivals 1 Jul - 22 Jul 2018 1,309
Total arrivals 1 Jul - 22 Jul 2017 9,574
Average daily arrivals in July 2018 so far: 60
Average daily arrivals in June 2018: 105
Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 22 Jul) 1,081
Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 22 Jul) 1,477
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med (as of 22 Jul) 2,260
Dead and missing in 2017 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 22 Jul) 2,402

23 Jul 2018 description
report Sudan Tribune

July 22, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - South Darfur government has tightened security measures around voluntary return villages following the killing of the leader of Digrais village, 25 kilometres south of the capital, Nyala.

On 12 July, three masked gunmen killed the leader of Digrais village Gibril Ahmed Ali and his wife and injured two of his sons at their home.

The government of South Darfur on Sunday said it has arrested four suspects in the killing of Ali and his wife, stressing the incident wasn’t driven by any tribal or political reasons.

21 Jul 2018 description
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Mini-feature Refugee-led social protection
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Mini-feature Humans and animals in refugee camps
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Mini-feature Syrians in displacement: work and economies

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21 Jul 2018 description
report Sudan Tribune

July 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A joint government force has captured large quantities of weapons, ammunition, military uniforms and unregulated vehicles in the village of Warah, Sraya locality, West Darfur State at the start of the forcible phase of the disarmament campaign.

Acting governor of West Darfur Mohamed Ibrahim Sharf al-Din said the higher committee for the collection of illicit arms has given residents and armed groups sufficient time to hand over their weapons voluntarily.

20 Jul 2018 description

Brazzaville, Republic of Congo 20th July, 2018: The Regional Inter-Ministerial Committee comprising the Minister of Foreign Affairs from the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), are to meet in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo on 21st July, 2018 to analyze political and security situation in the region and receive a report from the ICGLR National Coordinators on the proposed restructuring of the ICGLR.