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- Sudan: After years of conflict, millions require aid; But is the world paying attention?
- 200+ people infected with ‘watery diarrhoea’ in Central Darfur’s Nierteti
- 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)
by Kieran Guilbert | KieranG77 | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Eevent brings together prosecutors from countries including Albania, Nigeria and Sudan. They plan to work more closely to convict slavemasters and human traffickers
LONDON, Feb 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Prosecutors from more than a dozen countries joined forces on Wednesday at a landmark summit aiming to boost the global fight against modern slavery by convicting more criminals and tracing dirty money.
If it were a new crisis, it would be one of the biggest in the world, but despite the fact that more than five million people need aid, Sudan is at risk of falling off international donors’ radar, a senior United Nations official has said.
“If it were a new crisis, the dimensions of it, the scale and the need of it, would be such that it would be one of the biggest crises in the world,” Marta Ruedas, United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan told UN News.
The national average price of sorghum increased sharply by 32.0 percent compared to the previous month (December 2017), and expected to increase during the coming months after the Government lifted wheat subsidy and devaluation of Sudanese currency.
The retail prices of sorghum sharply increased (30+ percent) in 9 out of 12 states, South Darfur showed the highest increase (49 percent).
Fund Will Support Africa Investigations
(London, February 21, 2018) – The Players of People’s Postcode Lottery will make a £3 million award over five years to support Human Rights Watch’s work around the world.
In the first year, the Lottery’s initial funding of £600,000 will go to defending the rights of women and children in Burundi, South Sudan, and Sudan.
163.1 M required for 2018
6.8 M contributions received, representing 4% of requirements
156.2 M funding gap for the Yemen Situation
All figures are displayed in USD
Sudanese Federal Ministry of Health Distributes Health Science Supplies, Equipment and Materials Provided with Support from The Carter Center and the Qatar Fund for Development
ATLANTA…In a ceremony today in Khartoum, Sudan, The Carter Center joined officials from the Sudan Federal Ministry of Health and other dignitaries to distribute critical supplies, textbooks, and equipment as part of a five-year partnership to improve the country’s maternal and child health education program efforts.
IOM works with national and local authorities in order to gain better understanding of population movements throughout West and Central Africa.
Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) allow IOM to quantify and qualify migration flows, trends, and routes, at entry, transit or exit points (such as border crossing posts, bus stations, rest areas, police checkpoints and reception centers).
SUMMARY OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
15 January 2018: Update: An Australian humanitarian doctor kidnapped on 15 January 2016 continues to be held hostage by an al-Qaeda-linked group. Source: aOuaga
Central African Republic
Militiamen assaulted a number of displaced people who had returned to an area in Bielel locality last week, which is considered to be their home area. Five people were seriously wounded.
The militiamen beat and stabbed an unknown number of people. In total, 600 displaced people had left Kalma, Dereig and El Salam camps in South Darfur to return to Marla in Bielel locality.
ROME, Italy – Asmorom was just 18 when he fled Eritrea in 2007. It would take three years and many violent beatings by people smugglers for him to find a safe place to call home in Israel – only for his world to come crashing down once more.
Granted a temporary visa in Israel for four months, Asmorom was forced to continuously renew it. He also struggled to fit in. Without the right to work, he was vulnerable and exploited, ekeing out a living with odd jobs for meagre pay.
841.5 M required for 2018
35.6 M contributions received, representing 4% of requirements
805.8 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation
All figures are displayed in USD
There are 3.3 million IDP returnees in Iraq compared with 2.4 million IDPs. Health, protection and shelter needs are the key humanitarian concerns facing these population groups.
In the 17th round of DTM Libya data collection taking place in January and February 2018, IOM identified 704,142 migrants in Libya. Migrants were identified in 99 baladiyas and 551 muhallas and originating from up to 40 countries.
In addition to those identified in urban and rural settings migrants in Libya were also recorded in detention centers. Based on DTM’s latest data, the number of migrants in Libya’s Detention Centers is 4,443 individuals (15/02/18)*.
The number of ‘acute watery diarrhoea’ cases, suspected to be cholera, is rapidly increasing in Central Darfur. At least 200 people are reportedly infected in the eatsern part of the locality.
The isolation ward of the Nierteti Hospital in Central Darfur received 61 new cases of ‘acute watery diarrhoea’ on Saturday and Sunday.
A paramedic told Radio Dabanga from Nierteti that although no sample has been taken to determine the nature of the disease, the symptoms are similar to those of cholera.
- Projections for the coming leans season suggest food stocks from the ongoing harvest will last through April in South Kordofan and through March in Blue Nile. This leaves a substantial gap as the next harvest would begin, at earliest, in August.
- There remains little to no access to basic pediatric care or medical supplies in both South Kordofan and Blue Nile, putting the child population at elevated risk of death from treatable diseases.
The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank concluded a five-day Consultation Mission to Sudan on Tuesday, 15th February 2017 with a wrap-up meeting at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning.
KHARTOUM, 19th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign has launched the initial pilot operation of its mobile clinics and field hospital for women and children in Sudan, in a first of its kind initiative to provide the best diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive services to patients in Sudanese villages, under the supervision of leading UAE and Sudanese volunteer doctors from the Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme, and under the theme, "All of us are our Mother Fatima."