Appeals & Response Plans
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- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2014
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Nov 2013
- Sudan: Flash Floods - Aug 2013
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2012
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The social, economic and political context of Sudan is shaped by the over two decades of protracted civil war which ended in 2005. Although in the post–peace agreements phase and the separation of the South Sudan, Sudan still faces challenges related to the post-peace humanitarian, rehabilitation and development realities. The country is susceptible to natural disasters such as drought and floods.
This Emergency Appeal seeks 2,423,144 CHF in cash, kind, or services to support the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) to assist 38,037 households (223,392 beneficiaries) and this number will be increasing until the end of rainy season end of September beginning of October 2014.
In response to the appeal lately launched by Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) for assisting families affected in Khartoum state. SRCS in partnership with Chinese Embassy had presented shelter material (blankets, mosquito nets and clothing) for four thousand of affected house holds in Alfath city of North Omdurman.
The Sudanese Red Crescent Juba branch has embarked on a three days polio eradication campaign. The campaign which support by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies targeting five out of ten states of South Sudan but due to recent conflicts in Jonglei state, it has only being carried out in Central, Western Equatoria and Northern, Western Bahr El ghazal states. A considerable number of volunteers were participating in the campaign.
The Sudanese Red Crescent Society has completely transformed the primary health care structures in Yambio and Nzara counties by promoting the work of the local community in building semi permanent structures instead of temporary huts that used to exist. The SRCS with support from the German Red Cross has built and equipped 11 PHC and rehabilitation of four PHC's is ongoing in Bazumburu and Nagaba
The Sudanese Red Crescent Society Gazeara State branch launched in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross a training session on disaster preparedness in conflict for 18 participants branches of the Gazeara, Sennar, White Nile, Kassala and Gedaref. The session aims to create a specialized emergency teams to intervene in case of manmade and crises .The session discussed topics on food security, first aid in emergency, teamworking and leadership in emergency, tracing in emergency, in addition to collecting human remains and burring the dead bodies (Abyei case study).
By: khalil Alsammani
Heavy rains and flash floods hit some of Sudan states including Khartoum causing devastation of thousands of houses, infrastructures, schools, hospitals and other public services resources. 26TH August 2009. Khartoum states has witnessed unusual six hours of heavy downpour of rains averaging between 42 to 71m, which resulted in extensive flooding. The accumulation of rains submerged roads, open grounds and homes. Most of affected resident's areas are slums and shanty areas. The damage is attributed to poor drainage system.
The Sudanese Red Crescent Society Carried out in collaboration with the European Union, three training courses in the area of promotion and environmental health status through participation in order to face the health and environmental problems during disasters, in White Nile, Gedaref, North Kordofan states, for 90 participants of volunteers and community leaders.
The Society also conducted in cooperation with the Austrian Red Cross, a training course in the area of water and sanitation for 40 beneficiaries in North and South states of Kordofan and Unity state.
A delegation consist of Dr. Habib Ahmed Makhtoum, President of Sudanese Red Crescent Society and Engineer /Osman Jaafar Abd Allah, Secretary General of the Society, have Yesterday left Khartoum for Dauha , for signing a cooperation agreement with Qatar Red Crescent Society in area of demining in Kassala state.
The project is supported by Qatar Government with 2 million Dollars.
The Sudanese Red Crescent Society has sent a convoy of relief susbstances in favor of affected in Almanaser area in River Nile State. This convoy comes as response to humaintarian emergency situation in area.
The conovoy contained emergency medicines unit which refrains to ten thousand individual for three months in addition to quantities of ORS and one million of chlorines tabs for purification water at resource and health unit includes malaria medicines and 500 mosquito nets.
In worth mentioning that Mr.
Emergency team of Gadaref state Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) branch reporting that, due to the latest heavy rains and flooding in four Gadaref localities Rahad, Fashaga, Gelabat and Alfaw there have been 789 houses completely destroyed and 80 houses partially destroyed meanwhile all residents of Um Taleh village were evacuated however the affected are in urgent need for shelter and food stuffs.
On August 28th 2008, severe flash flooding accompanied with heavy rains has affecting the major parts of Northern Bahr El Gazal state in South Sudan, particularly, Awiel town and its surrounding villages.
More than 6 villages along river Lol were severely damage and completely under water.
Poor road construction practice has significantly contributed to the occurrence of the disaster.
As per reports resently recieved by Sudanes Red Crescent Society (SRCS) central emergency room in Khartoum, that the heavy rains and floods of yesterday have been affecting and casing damage in Khartoum, Sinnar, North Kordufan, Upper Nile, Blue Nile, kassala and North states. According to the statistics made by SRCS state branches emergency rooms, there 767 houses completely destroyed, 956 partially destroyed , in addition to death of 154 of animal and destroying of 6 schools as well as on hospital in Sinnar state.
Sudanese Red Crescent Society team operating at White Nile state reported that magnitude of damage as the result of heavy rains on Wednesday 4/7/2007 was 207 houses fully destroyed, and 696 houses partially affected at Rabak town, 45 houses totally destroyed and 38 houses partially affected at Kosti, 50 houses totally destroyed and houses partially affected in addition to one mortality case ( a women) at Tendalti town.
The Society opened 5 clinics in cooperation with the state of ministry of Health, also the Society procured a water storage tank and 300 tents to the affected citizens.