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20 Nov 2018 description
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Internal conflicts on the increase: At least 9 million people have been displaced within their borders as a result of inter-communal conflict and violence. This has been most notable in parts of Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan. This makes conflict, the largest driver of displacement – with children often witnessing or experiencing horrific violence, exploitation and abuse.

25 Oct 2018 description
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Humanitarian needs: At least 28 million people (more than half of them children) are in need of humanitarian assistance. Conflict, disease, acute food shortages, high inflation, and inadequate nutrition have left children and their families extremely vulnerable.

06 Sep 2018 description
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By Lisi Emmanuel Alex, Communications Officer

Kenyi Ali Duco, now 49, is a South Sudanese who was working as an aid monitor in Khartoum helping returnees go back to South Sudan from Sudan after the independence was declared on July 2011. At that time, the expectations of the people were very high and everyone who once fled for safety in other countries wanted to return home.

Many have been away for decades and were excited to be part of the new era. After a time helping others, Kenyi decided to join the throng of returnees.

28 Jun 2018 description
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2.5 million girls in eastern Africa in urgent need of protection

More than 2.5 million girls have been forced to flee their homes across eastern Africa and are in urgent need of protection, a new report from World Vision has found.

21 Jun 2017 description


  • Renewed fighting between government and opposition forces renewed in Western bank of Upper Nile contributed to increased displacement. An estimated 25,000 people have fled their home heading to Aburoc, many of them crossing the border to Sudan seeking refuge. In addition, S-NFI supplies valued at over USD 100,000 were looted when partners were evacuated by late April. The Cluster partners returned to Aburoc are currently reassessing the situation to respond to the remaining caseload.

09 May 2017 description
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• The food insecurity and malnutrition crisis affecting 5.5 million people and about 100,000 or possibly more facing famine in Leer and Mayendit counties is worsening. The famine is likely to spread to other counties in a country where already one million children are estimated to be acutely malnourished.

09 Mar 2017 description
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The people of the Sudan’s Darfur Region have experienced numerous shocks of various types over the past 15 years. This report describes exactly how shocks have affected specific livelihood groups in Darfur, the extent to which people have been successful at recovering their self-sufficiency, and why. We found that households make calculated decisions based on balancing the potential risks and returns of activities in light of shocks. We found that some key factors influencing resilience and recovery in this context include:

09 May 2016 description
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Displacement in Eastern Africa is predominantly of a protracted nature. At the end of February 2016, there were 11.7 million people displaced in the region, mostly in Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia (UNHCR), and at least half are children. Although most have been displaced for several years or even decades, few have durable solutions prospects such as returning to their home, being integrated into their host communities or settle elsewhere.

21 Jan 2016 description
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Information for this Early Warning/Early Action document is gathered from varying sources through desk top assessments, personal interviews and anecdotal understanding of humanitarian contexts throughout the region. This document is produced monthly and has been developed to provide a snap shot of important information for World Vision managers to promote and track trends relevant to their work.

13 May 2015 description
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KHARTOUM, April 2015

Germany’s contribution - worth 1 Million Euros - will go towards supporting communities in South Darfur in Sudan to improve their food and livelihoods security and access to water, hygiene and sanitation. The project aims to reach an estimated population of 49,950 direct beneficiaries during a period of 18 months, starting April 1st, 2015 to September 30th, 2016. The project will focus on communities living in Rehed Al Birdi and Katyla localities in South Darfur.

13 Aug 2014 description
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August 13th – Situation Overview

Ongoing heavy rains in Sudan have resulted in flash floods, which have affected several states in the country including areas where World Vision is operational. According to updates from the Sudanese Red Crescent Society, nine states have been affected including Khartoum the capital city, River Nile, Northern State, Sennar, North Kordofan, South Kordofan, Kassala, West Darfur and Elgazeera. World Vision is operational in Khartoum where its head office is located.

09 Jul 2014 description

A group of seven major international aid agencies said they face a shortfall of $89m/£52m just when the South Sudan humanitarian crisis edges closer to the risk of famine. Speaking out on the 3rd anniversary of the country’s independence they warned their aid efforts to help hundreds of thousands of people caught up in the conflict was under threat due to a lack of funds.

17 Sep 2013 description

The capacity of families and communities to care for and protect their most vulnerable members is often undermined in complex humanitarian situations. These risks are compounded where formal social welfare systems lack the reach to deliver services in areas of greatest need.
In order to sustain children’s protection from violence, exploitation and abuse, humanitarian actors have promoted the establishment of Community-Based Child Protection Committees and Networks (CBCPNs).

17 Jul 2013 description
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15 July -- World Vision has resumed its operations and is serving nearly 100,000 families in four IDP (internally displaced people) camps in South Darfur.

“We are happy that we have been able to resume essential services to the camps and provide food to 96,000 families. Services to other areas currently not covered will begin once we have re-established the office in Nyala,” said Simon Nyabwengi, World Vision’s National Director for Sudan.

12 Jul 2013 description
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11 July -- World Vision will resume limited operations next Sunday (14 July) in South Darfur, 10 days after two staff were killed in an inadvertent attack on the organisation’s compound in Nyala.

“We have been monitoring the security situation in Nyala with government, United Nations agencies and other organisations, and believe that there will be no renewed hostilities between the rival armed groups,” said Simon Nyabwengi, World Vision’s Sudan National Director.

11 Jul 2013 description
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10 July -- World Vision operations in Nyala may be reopened in a week’s time if security improves significantly. Representatives from World Vision, together with other NGOs including Mercy Corps, Oxfam and CARE, will meet next Thursday (18 July) to assess the situation.

08 Jul 2013 description
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July 6, 2013. A second World Vision Sudan staff member has died from injuries sustained Thursday (4 July) from a grenade explosion at the organisation’s compound near Nyala.

“It is unfortunate that we today lost Sabil Mansour. We are praying for his family, as well as the loved ones of Ali Ibrahim, who was killed Thursday. Sabil died at noon and will be buried later this afternoon,” says Simon Nyabwengi, World Vision Sudan’s Country Director.

12 Apr 2011 description
Letter to President Obama regarding US implementation of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

Obama Administration Fails to Secure Progress in Key African Countries

(Washington, DC, April 12, 2011) – The Obama administration should make good on its pledge to work with recipients of US military assistance to end their use of child soldiers, four leading human rights and humanitarian organizations said in a letter to President Barack Obama released today.