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20 Jan 2018 description

A variety of natural hazards—including cyclical drought, floods, and environmental degradation—are endemic to the East and Central Africa (ECA) region, where conflict, rapid population growth, and limited government response capacity have compounded humanitarian needs over the last decade. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S.

19 Jan 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • De violents combats entre groupes armés autour de la ville de Paoua au Nord de la Centrafrique ont entraîné le déplacement de plus de 25 000 personnes fin décembre. Les déplacés continuent d’affluer vers Paoua. Les affrontements entre groupes armés ont également causé 73 000 déplacés à Bria. De même, la ville de Bambari a accueilli plus de 17 800 déplacés suite aux incidents sécuritaires survenus dans les villes environnantes notamment à Ippy, Ndassima et Djoubissi.

16 Jan 2018 description

Foreword

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017 (SOFI) has revealed that global hunger is on the rise again after declining for more than two decades. Global hunger rose from 777 million in 2015 to 815 million people in 2016.

12 Jan 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JULY 2018

11 Jan 2018 description

Khartoum/Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will increase its field assistance activities in Sudan's Darfur region in 2018, returning to an area where years of conflict have adversely affected the health and welfare of residents.

The ICRC will also for the first time carry out new assistance activities in South Kordofan. Recent visits to South Kordofan and Central Darfur by the ICRC found people in need of food, safe drinking water and access to health care.

10 Jan 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 1,500 people returned to their home villages in Dafag, ending 10 years of asylum in CAR - UNHCR

  • As of 31 December 2017, the HRP funding level stood at 45.4 per cent of the US$804 million budgeted.

  • MSF-Spain to phase out of Sortony, North Darfur, due to the improved health situation in the area.

  • Plan International WASH interventions in two IDP camps in North Darfur to end in February 2018.

  • UK contributes over £71.5 million towards aid operations in Sudan.

04 Jan 2018 description

Situation Générale en décembre 2017 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-février 2018

04 Jan 2018 description

Background

The Global Early Warning – Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The report is part of FAO’s EWEA system, which aims to translate forecasts and early warnings into anticipatory action.

04 Jan 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Farmers of El Gash agricultural project in Sudan’s Kassala predict the failure of the winter agricultural season due to drought, government neglect, and a lack of harvest workers. El Gedaref farmers fear a similar failure.

Farmer Ahmad Hassan told Radio Dabanga that the productivity of 10 acres has fallen to four sacks of sorghum instead of dozens in the previous seasons.

He accused the authorities of neglecting the project and failing to do its duty to clean the water channels of silt and musket trees which led to the agricultural land drying-up.

03 Jan 2018 description
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General Situation during December 2017 Forecast until mid-February 2018

01 Jan 2018 description

Sorghum and millet prices increase significantly during main season harvests

KEY MESSAGES

31 Dec 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

29 Dec 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Farmers in eastern Sudan’s El Gedaref are warning of the failure of the current agricultural season because of deteriorating working conditions.

“The sharp price increases in the prices for sacking and transportation, and a lack of labourers are threatening the successful harvest of sorghum, sunflowers,” farmer Mustafa Sayed Khalil told Radio Dabanga.

“The costs of cutting and cleaning an ardeb (189 kg) of sorghum for instance have risen to SDG 160 ($23),” he complained. “In addition, we now have pay more than SDG 30 ($4.30) for filling one 100kg sack.”

22 Dec 2017 description

Conflict causing spikes in food insecurity in the Near East and North Africa

Strife and violence in some countries are casting a shadow on prospects for Zero Hunger across the entire region

21 December 2017, Cairo/Rome – Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hamstringing efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 2030, according to a new FAO report published today.

22 Dec 2017 description

Note de synthèse des principaux résultats provisoires | Septembre 2017

1- Contexte et justifications

21 Dec 2017 description

Strife and violence in some countries are casting a shadow on prospects for Zero Hunger across the entire region

21 December 2017, Cairo/Rome – Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hamstringing efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 2030, according to a new FAO report published today.

21 Dec 2017 description
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Highlights
- Sudan Federal Ministry of Health reports an increase in the number of dengue fever cases across the country.
- Some 1,500 Sudanese refugees set to voluntarily return to South Darfur from the Central African Republic.
- Poor health, water and sanitation conditions reported in Foro Baranga locality, West Darfur.
- South Sudanese refugee number amended upwards to include pre-December 2013 figure.