Appeals & Response Plans
- 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
- Sudan: Floods - Aug 2011
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- Sudan: After years of conflict, millions require aid; But is the world paying attention?
- UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, February 2018
- Two suspected cholera deaths in Darfur’s Jebel Marra
- Sudan 2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- Sudan: Population Dashboard - Refugees from South Sudan (as of 31 January 2018)
Escalating food insecurity in South Sudan could drive displacement into Sudan.
Ongoing pipeline breaks for general food distribution due to import restrictions and delivery disruptions.
Refugees killed in clashes in Keilak, West Kordofan.
2,524 New arrivals from 1-15 February 2018
8,294 Total new arrivals in 2018
767,570 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan
Global Overview FEBRUARY 2018
GENEVA (1 March 2018) – The new policy by Israel to deport Eritrean and Sudanese nationals violates international human rights and refugee law, UN human rights experts* have said, calling on the authorities to immediately suspend and revise the policy and its implementation.
FAO held its 30th Regional Conference for Africa between 19-23 February in Khartoum.
Ending hunger can be achieved by scaling up efforts and fostering partnership towards resource mobilization - FAO.
Prices of main staples rose sharply in Sudan for the third consecutive month in January, despite the recently completed main season harvest - FAO FPMA Bulletin.
MC Scotland brings safe water and sanitation to 40,000 people in East Jebel Marra using solar panels with SHF support.
Kiryandongo refugee settlement, originally established in 1990, was re-opened in 2014 during the South Sudanese emergency and now hosts almost 60,000 refugees. The majority of refugees are from South Sudan, with a small number from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, and Sudan. Although now closed to new arrivals, partners continue to facilitate family reunifications and resettlement for protection cases.
Gaps & Challenges
Khartoum, 1 March 2018 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict expressed her satisfaction at the progress made in the implementation of the Action Plan to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict signed in March 2016 by the Government of Sudan, but noted that more needs to be done to ensure that all children in Sudan are and continue to be protected from violence.
Nakivale, one of the oldest refugee settlements in Uganda, was opened in 1958 and officially established as a settlement in 1960. The settlement hosts more than 100,000 refugees from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, and South Sudan. During the Burundian crisis in 2015, the population of the settlement greatly increased. Markets are bustling and food is available for purchase, but many refugees struggle to afford basic items and face serious protection issues when utilizing the land near the host community.
Lake Chad, once one of Africa’s largest lakes, is in distress.
The lake is shared by Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria; its basin – which extends as far as Algeria, Libya, and Sudan – offers a lifeline to nearly 40 million people.
Bentiu PoC Site Flow Monitoring Point (FMP)
607 individuals were recorded entering and exiting Bentiu PoC site. 74 per cent of heads of households were female.
Sudan – South Sudan (Abyei Flow Monitoring Point)
554 individuals were recorded transiting into and out of Sudan on the northern border.
Two people died of diarrhoea, suspected to be cholera, at the medical isolation ward of Korifal village in southwest Jebel Marra on Tuesday.
On Tuesday an activist reported to Radio Dabanga of two deaths and four new infection cases at Korifal village, bringing the total number of those held for treatment to 12.
He pointed out that on Tuesday morning the centre of Kuweila village recorded six infection cases, bringing the number of cases held at the centre to 20.
Members of the North Darfur parliament has urged the state authorities to develop plans to ease the acute shortage of drinking water in the capital El Fasher.
The parliament’s Services Committee demanded the state departments responsible for the provision of water and electricity “to urgently develop plans” to solve the crisis, “especially that the summer is approaching”.
The shortage of medicines has been hampering psychiatric and neurological treatment in Sudan for more than a month.
Dr Nasri Morgos, Head of the Private Pharmacies Association, told Radio Dabanga on Friday that the availability of psychiatric and neurological treatment medicines dropped by 80 per cent a month ago.
“Hospitals and clinics specialised in the treatment of neurological and psychological diseases are short of medicines as well,” he said.
“Cancer medicines are even more difficult to find.”
Le lac Tchad, autrefois l'un des plus grands lacs d'Afrique, est en détresse.
Ce lac se trouve à la frontière du Cameroun, du Tchad, du Niger et du Nigeria. Son bassin - qui s'étend jusqu'à l'Algérie, la Libye et le Soudan - offre une bouée de sauvetage à près de 40 millions de personnes.
Yesterday more than 4,000 Chadian refugees from Mukjar and Um Shalaya camps in Central Darfur bean return operations after conditions have become favourable for return to Chad.
Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir last year instructed the acceleration of work on the voluntary repatriation of Sudanese refugees in Chad and the return of Chadian refugees in Sudan.
• In West Africa, regional staple food production for the 2017/18 marketing year is estimated to be above average, increasing for the fourth consecutive year. Locally-produced grain prices were stable at seasonally low levels, but remained above average across much of the region. Below average pastoral conditions and reduced exports to Nigeria continue to influence livestock markets in many areas. Market anomalies remain largely concentrated in the eastern marketing basin (Page 3).