90 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
04 Nov 2013 description
report UN Radio

Listen

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is working to return approximately 40,000 South Sudanese nationals who have been stranded in transit camps in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, for nearly three years.

IOM is appealing for $20 million to cover the cost of flights for these people who have been living in makeshift squalid conditions with no access to water and sanitation and decent shelter.

30 Jul 2013 description
report UN Radio

Listen / Download

Every four seconds there’s a new refugee or internally displaced person in the world, says UNHCR, the UN refugee agency.

People continually flee to other countries — tens of thousands of Malians to Niger, Mauritania and Burkina Faso; thousands of Sudanese to South Sudan, and now well over one million and a half Syrians to neighboring countries.

11 Jul 2013 description
report UN Radio

Listen

• This week, South Sudan celebrated its second anniversary as an independent nation. UN envoy Hilde Johnson told the Security Council that the country has made progress in areas such as consolidating peace and addressing cases of arbitrary detention. However, says insecurity and other challenges still remain

UN reports 300,000 people this year have fled fighting in Darfur

28 Jun 2013 description
report UN Radio

Listen

"The history of Sudan's Abyei region is a history of conflict" says the Force Commander of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNIFSA). However, says Major General Yohannes Tesfamariam, since the establishment of the mission in June 2011, the situation is relatively peaceful except for an incident in May this year.

17 May 2013 description
report UN Radio

Écouter / Télécharger

Le Haut Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés a prépositionné de l'aide humanitaire pour venir en aide aux milliers de réfugiés soudanais du Tchad. Le HCR veut parer à toutes les éventualités avant l'arrivée de la saison des pluies qui rendrait plus difficile l'accès à cause des inondations. Plus de 30.000 personnes fuient vers le Tchad pour échapper aux affrontements tribaux au nord-ouest du Darfour.

18 Jan 2013 description
report UN Radio

Listen

Thousands of people have been displaced by inter-ethnic fighting between the Abbala and Beni Hussein communities at the Jabel Amir gold mines in North Darfur state.

On 13 January, the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) deployed a team to the three villages of Saraf Omra, Kabkabya and El Sereif affected by the violence.

26 Dec 2012 description
report UN Radio

Écouter

Gros plan sur le maintien de la paix en 2012 avec quatre exemples à l'appui : ceux du Soudan, du Soudan du Sud, de la Côte d'Ivoire et d'Haïti, sans oublier les nouvelles tendances du maintien de la paix. Celles-ci consistent à revoir les chiffres à la baisse, ceux du personnel du maintien de la paix et des ressources déployées sur le terrain.

16 Nov 2012 description
report UN Radio

Listen / Download

Former South Sudanese refugees are now helping Sudanese refugees who have fled to their country.

The refugees have escaped fighting between the Sudanese army and armed rebel forces in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states.

The work of helping the refugees has a special meaning for the field workers of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR).

Gerry Adams reports.

Duration: 2'28"

15 Nov 2012 description
report UN Radio

Listen

Fighting in the Darfur region of Sudan has escalated in recent months, according to the joint United Nations-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID).

The Mission is calling on the Sudanese Armed Forces and an armed group in North Darfur to stop fighting.

To find out more about this, UN Radio's Derrick Mbatha spoke on the line to Darfur with UNAMID Spokesperson Christopher Cycmanick.

Duration: 4'49"

07 Nov 2012 description
report UN Radio

Listen / Download

An operation to airlift South Sudanese from the Sudanese capital Khartoum back to South Sudan started on Tuesday this week.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) hopes that at the end of the two-week operation, 1,300 people it says are the most vulnerable will have returned to South Sudan.

08 Oct 2012 description
report UN Radio

Ecouter les Nouvelles

L'Alliance GAVI, l'Alliance globale pour les vaccins et l'immunisation, a annoncé récemment le lancement d'une campagne de vaccination contre la « méningite A » en Afrique subsaharienne.

26 Jul 2012 description
report UN Radio

Écouter

La menace du criquet pèlerin se précise sur les cultures et les pâturages du Niger et du Mali depuis que des essaims de ces insectes sont arrivés le mois dernier dans les régions septentrionales des deux pays, en provenance d'Algérie et de Libye.

Les infestations acridiennes furent d'abord signalées en janvier 2012 près de Ghat, dans le sud-ouest de la Libye, ainsi que dans le sud-est de l'Algérie.

06 Jul 2012 description
report UN Radio

Listen

For decades, the Arab nomadic community of Rezeigat from the North of Sudan and the Dinka Ngok and Malual from Aweil North East, have been able to trade and graze their cattle in each others land.

But that free movement became restricted when South Sudan attained its independence from Sudan in July 2011, and subsequently tried to demarcate its borders.

17 Apr 2012 description
report UN Radio

Listen to the story

Continued hostilities between Sudan and South Sudan are causing growing concern at the United Nations.

In an incident Sunday at least seven people died and several others were wounded when Sudan bombed the town of Mayom in Unity State.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the leaders of the two countries to immediately end the fighting and to fulfil their responsibility to maintain peace.

30 Mar 2012 description
report UN Radio

Listen to the story on UN Radio

The legal status of hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese residing in Sudan still remains unclear with only a week to the April 7th deadline for them to regularize their stay.

28 Mar 2012 description
report UN Radio

The UN is concerned over the growing humanitarian condition in South Sudan.

More than half the country requires food assistance, hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced and many more plan on returning home putting a strain on an already delicate situation.

On 9 July 2011 South Sudan became the newest country in the world after years of civil war with Sudan. The UN says recent boarder clashes are threatening to reignite tensions and make the humanitarian situation even worse.

16 Mar 2012 description
report UN Radio

Écouter les Nouvelles

L'ONU a récemment lancé un guide destiné à aider les médiateurs de l'ONU à intégrer, dans les accords de cessez-le-feu et de paix, la lutte contre la violence sexuelle liée aux conflits.

08 Mar 2012 description
report UN Radio

Listen to the news

They say a woman’s work is never done. For women peacekeepers patrolling Sudan’s Darfur region, that is certainly the truth.