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25 Sep 2017 description
report Monaco Red Cross

The Monaco Red Cross is launching an appeal for solidarity to help curb one of the widest food crises which is currently rife in Africa

25 Sep 2017 description
  • Steady rate of new arrivals continues, especially to South Darfur and West Kordofan.

  • UNHCR pursues protection capacity building for partners in White Nile, South Darfur, and South and West Kordofan.

  • Improved access to birth registration for refugee children born in Sudan in White Nile and East Darfur.

  • 1,416 New arrivals in September so far

  • 183,516 Total new arrivals in 2017

24 Sep 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Belgian opposition groups, refugees, and human rights organisations led by Amnesty International have strongly criticised Brussels for having invited Sudanese government officials to identify migrants and arrange documents for their forced repatriation.

In an open letter, the organisations expressed their “extreme concern” about the decision of Brussels to involve Sudanese authorities in the identification of asylum seekers without papers. The cooperation could bring the Sudanese asylum seekers in serious problems, they said.

24 Sep 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

The bread crisis in Aroma and Halfa El Jadeeda in eastern Sudan’s Kassala has entered its second month.

“More than half of the bakeries in the town have closed their doors because of the lack of flour,” a resident of Halfa El Jadeeda told Radio Dabanga.

“We are still lining-up for hours in front of those bakeries that are still open, often without being able to get enough loaves of bread.”

He criticised the authorities for “still being silent”.

24 Sep 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

The participants in a special workshop on the situation of the displaced people in North Darfur have recommended a survey among the displaced in the state about their housing preferences.

Field studies should be undertaken to determine the wishes of the displaced people regarding the options of integration in the host communities, resettlement, or a voluntary return to their areas of origin, Ibrahim Hamed, the North Darfur Humanitarian Aid Commissioner, told the press in the state capital of El Fasher last week.

24 Sep 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/11952

Assemblée générale Plénière
Soixante-douzième session, 19e à 22e séances plénières, Matin, après-midi & soir,

Le Ministre des affaires étrangères de la République populaire démocratique de Corée affirme que son programme nucléaire est purement dissuasif

Moyen-Orient, Soudan du Sud, Yémen, Myanmar et essor du terrorisme: face à la multiplication des conflits et des défis sur la scène internationale, de nombreux États Membres ont appelé aujourd’hui à une réforme urgente de l’Organisation des Nations Unies.

24 Sep 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11952

General Assembly Plenary
Seventy-second Session, 19th to 22nd Meetings (AM, PM & Night)

Small Island States Concerned about Access to Financial Markets, Illegal Fishing

Security, human rights and international law took centre stage at the General Assembly today, with States diverging over how best to preserve their stability in the face of existential threats, as the 193-member body entered the fifth day of its annual high-level debate.

23 Sep 2017 description

Nyala, Sept. 23 (SUNA) - Internal clashes broke out between the conflicting parties of the displaced people at the Kalama camp last night, causing killing two people and injuring others . The clashes took place inside the barracks of the camp commander, Sheikh Ali, who confirms the continued split among the displaced inside the camp . IF/IF

23 Sep 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Flash floods caused the death of two people in El Gedaref in eastern Sudan on Wednesday and blocked off the road leading to and from 27 villages.

The Bandigyo-Simsim road has become inaccessible. A resident in Bandigyo told Radio Dabanga that a pregnant woman died on the road, in Sidra area, as she attempted to travel to El Gedaref on a tractor.

A herder died in a flash flood the same day. “The water washed away the part of the Bandigyo-Simsim road at Khor Sidra a few days ago.

23 Sep 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

September 22, 2017 (NYALA) - At least three Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were killed and dozens of others injured Friday in clashes between security forces and IDPs who protested in Kalma camp in South Darfur against a visit by President Omar al-Bashir to the camp.

Al-Bashir is touring Darfur region ahead of a U.S. decision next month on whether or not to permanently lift two-decade-old economic sanctions on Sudan.

23 Sep 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

September 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Rapid Support Forces (SRF) Friday said it has captured 41 illegal migrants and killed 17 human traffickers on the Sudanese-Libyan borders.

SRF filed commander Hassan Mohamed Abdalla told the official news agency SUNA that their fighters clashed with the armed human trafficking gangs on the border triangle between Sudan, Libya and Egypt.

He said that 41 illegal migrants have been arrested after the clashes including 10 from the Comoros, 8 from Somalia, 3 from Bangladesh, 11 from Syria and 16 from Ethiopia.

23 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Five Dead Protesting Sudanese President’s Visit to Camp

22 Sep 2017 description

El Fasher, 22 September 2017- UNAMID is deeply concerned about clashes between government forces and internally displaced persons (IDPs) residing at Kalma camp, South Darfur, which have led to the death of at least three IDPs and injuries to some 26 others.

The Mission urges all conflicting parties to exercise utmost restraint and is doing everything it can to deescalate the situation.

22 Sep 2017 description

Key figures

226,164 Libyans currently internally displaced persons (IDPs)

267,002 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2017)

42,887 registered refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya

102,879 persons arrived in Italy by sea so far in 2017

Population Movements

22 Sep 2017 description

1,021 Refugees verified using the Biometric Identity Management System (BIMS) in Juba.

32, 696 Refugees and IDPs received aid items from UNHCR across South Sudan during the reporting period.

9,527 Persons reached with awareness on SGBV prevention and lifesaving messages.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

276,900 Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 August 2017.

22 Sep 2017 description

Understanding context and conflict drivers related to forced displacement and conditions for voluntary return