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By Aditi Gorur
The Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) initiative, launched by Secretary-General António Guterres at the end of March, champions a people-centric approach to peacekeeping. It suggests that all peacekeeping stakeholders—the Security Council, the Secretariat, the troop-, police-, and finance-contributing countries, and the parties to a peace process—are ultimately responsible to ordinary people living in communities torn apart by violence.
In 2017, ACTED piloted community-led projects in Maban refugee camps aiming at building community leadership capacity and reinforcing self-management structures – the donkey cart ambulance was one of them.
Nineteen-year-old Monyjok Malual Marial describes life in Kakuma refugee camp, in the Northern part of neighbouring Kenya, as difficult. After years in exile, he decided to return to his origins in Malakal – only to discover that resuming life in South Sudan is hardly a walk in the park either.
At least 19 people were wounded – eight of them seriously – when armed militants fired on farmers on Monday in the Tuma area of Kutum locality in North Darfur. The farmers had returned from the camps for the displaced to cultivate their lands.
El Tayeb Kafot, the MP representing Kutm and Fata Borno constituency told Radio Dabanga on Tuesday that about 70 armed men in three Land Cruisers led by Ahmed El Ghali opened fire at voluntary returnees while they were tilling their at village and then beat them with sticks and rifle butts.
Khartoum- 20 June 2018- (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees): On 20 June, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and Sudan’s Commission for Refugees (COR) mark World Refugee Day 2018, to call for solidarity with refugees and other persons of concern. On this occasion, UNHCR would like to commend the historical and continuous hospitality offered by the people and Government of Sudan to the refugees who have been seeking safe haven in the country over the last five decades.
Key developments in Africa on the week of June 10th include the prevailing tensions in CAR, the spread of ethnic violence in Ethiopia, the insurgencies in the Sudans, and the political disorder in Uganda and Zimbabwe.
What is FFA?
The most food-insecure people often live in fragile and degraded landscapes and areas prone to recurrent natural shocks and other risks.
Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of WFP’s flagship initiatives aimed at addressing the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs with cash, voucher or food transfers while also helping improve their long-term food security and resilience.
What is FFA?
The most food-insecure people often live in fragile and degraded landscapes and areas prone to recurrent natural shocks and other risks. Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of WFP’s flagship initiatives aimed at addressing the most foodinsecure people’s immediate food needs with cash, voucher or food transfers while helping improve their long-term food security and resilience.
Ongoing fuel shortage across Sudan hindering refugee operations.
Delayed site extensions for refugee camps in East Darfur.
Heavy rains damage shelters and refugee school in South Kordofan.
OVER 2,600 SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES ARRIVE IN MAY – Decreasing new arrival flows continued through May, with 2,641 refugees arriving to East Darfur, White Nile, West Kordofan and South Kordofan. This brings total new arrivals in 2018 so far to 20,327.
Total number of refugees* - 763,144
Pre-Dec 2013 refugees - 352,212
Post-Dec 2013 refugees - 410,932
Total arrivals in 2018 - 20,327
Total arrivals in Apr 2018 - 2,642
*Additional sources estimate a total of 1.3 million South Sudanese refugees in Sudan; however, data requires verification.
Human Rights Council
18 June–6 July 2018
Agenda item 4 Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention
The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.
Jordan is one of the countries most affected by the Syria crisis, with the second highest share of refugees compared to its population in the world, 89 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants.
The majority of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas and in poverty: over 85% live below the poverty line. 48% of refugees are children, and 4% are elderly.
The Government of Jordan has taken steps to open formal employment opportunities for Syrians. Nearly 50,000 refugees have active work permits.
Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) summary for May 2018 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia / Somaliland and Yemen.