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25 Apr 1997 description

NEW YORK, 25 April 1997 - (Department of Humanitarian Affairs) - - Secretary-General Kofi Annan has decided to appoint Robert van Schaik, former Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations, as his Special Envoy for Humanitarian Affairs for the Sudan. Ambassador van Schaik succeeds Ambassador Vieri Traxler, who resigned last September on account of ill health.

18 Feb 1997 description

JANUARY - DECEMBER 1997
UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs

18 Feb 1997 description

GENEVA -- (Department of Humanitarian Affairs) -- As hostilities mount in the Sudan, the United Nations today appealed for US $120.8 million to meet the emergency humanitarian needs of the estimated 4.2 million war-affected and displaced persons in the Sudan, many of whom are struggling to cope with chronic malnutrition and the alarming increase of infectious diseases. Persistent insecurity combined with natural disasters, including crop failures and floods in the Sudan, have worsened the plight of almost all vulnerable groups who are already living below subsistence levels.

27 Sep 1996 description

I Follow Up to Distribution of Operation Lifeline Sudan

20 Aug 1996 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0286
APPEAL FOR ASSISTANCE

1. GOVT OF SUDAN HAS ISSUED APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE, FOLLOWING FLOODS IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SUDAN.

20 Sep 1994 description


DHA-GENEVA 94/0355

SUDAN - FLOODS
DHA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
20 SEPTEMBER 1994

1. FLOODING IS THREATENING LARGE AREAS OF SUDAN AS NILE RIVER REACHES DANGEROUSLY HIGH LEVELS FOLLOWING HEAVY RAINS. ON 13 SEPTEMBER, NILE LEVEL AT KHARTOUM STATION REACHED 16.90 METERS, COMPARED WITH 16.74 METERS ON SAME DATE IN 1988 WHEN TORRENTIAL RAINS/FLOODING KILLED SEVERAL PEOPLE AND DESTROYED THOUSANDS OF
HOMES IN KHARTOUM AND OTHER AREAS.

03 Aug 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0296
SUDAN/EGYPT - EARTHQUAKES
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

29 May 1990 description


UNDRO 90/0777

SUDAN - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
29 MAY 1990


1. A SERIES OF MAJOR EARTHQUAKES HIT SOUTHERN SUDAN LAST WEEK.

2. ON 19 MAY AN EARTHQUAKE REGISTERING 7.5 ON THE RICHTER SCALE, SHOOK THE REGION ABOUT 1,120 KM SOUTH OF KHARTOUM AND ABOUT 100 KM NORTHEAST OF JUBA, IN MONGOLA AREA. PRELIMINARY HYPOCENTER: LATITUDE 5.4 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 32.3 DEGREES EAST, ORIGIN TIME 02:22:05.7 UTC, DEPTH NORMAL, MAGNITUDE 7.5 MS.