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22 Aug 2018 description
  • Heavy rains in Sudan since mid-July have caused severe flooding affecting more than 70 000 people (as of 16 August) in 7 different states. The most affected states are Kassala (28 210 people), West Kordofan (23 880 people) and Khartoum (10 080 people). At least 23 people died as a result of flash floods and more than 60 were injured. On 15 August, 22 children and one woman died when their boat sank in River Nile State.
  • 8 900 families are homeless as a result, key infrastructure has been damaged and livelihoods disrupted.
06 Jul 2018 description
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THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

25 Jun 2018 description
  • Severe weather, including heavy rain and strong winds, affected Central Darfur (South Sudan) over the past days, causing damages.

  • According to media, as of 25 June at 7.30 UTC, at last 430 houses have been destroyed in the internally displaced people camps in Zalingei area, including the Hamidiya and Hasahisa camps.

19 Jun 2018 description

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 19 June 2018

The Commission has announced today €68 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable communities in Sudan and South Sudan.

The funding comes as millions of people across both countries are in need of assistance, with the conflict in South Sudan triggering an influx of refugees into neighbouring Sudan.

15 Jun 2018 description

Introduction

The European Commission is one of the main donors present in Chad, one of the poorest countries in the world that faces several interconnected humanitarian crises. Food insecurity, malnutrition, recurrent epidemics, and thousands of malaria cases plague the country and directly impact the high morbidity and mortality of its children under age five. Violence in neighbouring countries has forced thousands of people to flee to Chad. EU humanitarian aid provides food, helps displaced populations and refugees, and fights epidemics.

11 Jun 2018 description

FACTS & FIGURES

7.1 million people in need of assistance

3 million internally displaced people Nearly 1 million refugees, including 770 000 South Sudanese

5.5 million people at crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity 2.3 million acutely malnourished children

(sources: UNOCHA & UNHCR)

EU Humanitarian funding: €46 million in 2017

Introduction

01 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

As of 1 June | Source: DG ECHO

  • The humanitarian, security and operating conditions continue to deteriorate.

  • Seven million people, or two-third of the population, are in need of humanitarian assistance.

22 Mar 2018 description
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Mensajes claves

Mensajes claves

Estimaciones globales sobre la inseguridad alimentaria aguda en 2017

• Alrededor de 124 millones de personas en 51 países se enfrentan a una situación de Crisis de inseguridad alimentaria o peor (equivalente o superior a la fase 3 del IPC/CH) y requieren una acción humanitaria urgente para salvar vidas, proteger los medios de vida y reducir los niveles de hambre y desnutrición aguda.

21 Mar 2018 description
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Messages clés

Messages clés

Estimations mondiales de l’insécurité alimentaire aiguë en 2017

• Environ 124 millions de personnes vivant dans 51 pays sont en situation d’insécurité alimentaire de Crise ou pire (Phase 3 ou pire de l’IPC ou du CH ou équivalent) et requièrent une action humanitaire urgente afin de sauver des vies, protéger les moyens d’existence et réduire les déficits de consommation alimentaire et la malnutrition aiguë.

21 Mar 2018 description
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Key Messages - Arabic version

Key messages

Acute food insecurity global estimates in 2017

• Around 124 million people in 51 countries face Crisis food insecurity or worse (equivalent of IPC/CH Phase 3 or above). They require urgent humanitarian action to save lives, protect livelihoods, and reduce hunger and malnutrition.