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28 Feb 2017 description

In 2016, the Surge Capacity Section (SCS) managed 144 deployments to 32 countries.

07 Jan 2015 description

Donor contributions are monetary donations provided by Governments and the private sector. This mechanism gives them the opportunity to pool their unearmarked contributions to a specific country. With these pooled donations, CBPFs offer rapid and flexible financing instruments to scale up humanitarian operations, increase humanitarian access, and strengthen our partnerships with local and international NGOs and UN agencies. This complements the overall humanitarian response based on affected people's needs identified under country-specific strategic response plans.

04 Aug 2014 description

4 Aug 2014 - 4 Aug 2014 - Since late June, seasonal rainfall across many parts of Sudan has been above average. On 17 June, heavy rain fell on South Kordofan's capital,
Kadugli, affecting over 750 people and destroying 37 houses. On 4 July, more flooding in the same area affected almost 3,200 people and destroyed 234 houses.

30 Apr 2014 description
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Chad presents a broad range of complex humanitarian challenges. Successive waves of instability and conflict in neighbouring countries have caused large-scaled population movements into Chad, which now hosts the seventh highest number of refugees worldwide.
Alongside the refugee crisis are long-standing and chronic humanitarian needs linked to poverty and underdevelopment.
Food insecurity and malnutrition affect millions of people, particularly in the Sahelian belt.

13 Oct 2011 description

Ongoing conflict between Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) has led to new displacements and refugees from both South Kordofan and Blue Nile states. UNHCR now reports 27,500 refugees have crossed in to Ethiopia, necessitating the opening of a new refugee camp.

01 Jul 2011 description

In the last six months over 400,000 people have been displaced by violent conflict in Sudan and 160,000 have returned or are in the process of returning from north to south. This is posing significant humanitarian challenges as Sudan prepares to split into two independent countries on 9 July.

18 Jun 2011 description

Heavy fighting between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and combatants from the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-North), as well as rising sectarian violence, has forced 61,000 people to flee their homes.