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02 Mar 2018 description

Escalating food insecurity in South Sudan could drive displacement into Sudan.

Ongoing pipeline breaks for general food distribution due to import restrictions and delivery disruptions.

Refugees killed in clashes in Keilak, West Kordofan.

2,524 New arrivals from 1-15 February 2018

8,294 Total new arrivals in 2018

767,570 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan

01 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Members of the North Darfur parliament has urged the state authorities to develop plans to ease the acute shortage of drinking water in the capital El Fasher.

The parliament’s Services Committee demanded the state departments responsible for the provision of water and electricity “to urgently develop plans” to solve the crisis, “especially that the summer is approaching”.

23 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • WFP provided one-off emergency cash-based transfers to recently arrived refugees C.A.R in the south of Chad. One month after the outbreak of this new refugee influx, WFP has assisted 18,103 people out of the 19,035 registered by UNHCR This figure is likely to increase. The influx is already the largest movement of refugees from C.A.R., exceeding the total number for 2017.

10 Feb 2018 description

POPULATION TOTALE DU TCHAD 14,7M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,4M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,9M

BUDGET (US$) 544M

# PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 135

PRÉFACE PAR LE COORDONNATEUR HUMANITAIRE

J’ai l’honneur de partager avec vous le plan de réponse humanitaire 2018 pour le Tchad. Celui-ci s’inscrit dans le cadre pluriannuel 2017-2019.

01 Feb 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNHAS scheduled to resume regular flights to South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

  • With UN Darfur Fund support, 30 health facilities in Darfur will be rehabilitated, improving health care services to more than 3 million people.

  • In 2017, almost 520,000 children in Sudan received their first measles vaccination.

  • MSF-Switzerland MUAC screening in Kario site indicates malnutrition rates well below global thresholds.

  • Some 3,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan during 1-15 January.

01 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • DFID confirmed the US$42.6 million (GBP 32.5 million) multi-year contribution for the implementation of cash-based transfers.

19 Jan 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • De violents combats entre groupes armés autour de la ville de Paoua au Nord de la Centrafrique ont entraîné le déplacement de plus de 25 000 personnes fin décembre. Les déplacés continuent d’affluer vers Paoua. Les affrontements entre groupes armés ont également causé 73 000 déplacés à Bria. De même, la ville de Bambari a accueilli plus de 17 800 déplacés suite aux incidents sécuritaires survenus dans les villes environnantes notamment à Ippy, Ndassima et Djoubissi.

29 Dec 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

People living in various parts of Sudan are complaining about a renewed wheat and fuel crisis since early last week. The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has instructed the media not to report about the crisis.

“I passed five petrol stations without finding fuel,” a vehicle owner told Radio Dabanga from Wad Madani, capital of El Gezira state.

26 Dec 2017 description

As host to some of the world’s biggest emergencies, the Eastern Mediterranean Region carries the largest burden of people in need of aid, with more than 76 million people directly or indirectly affected by political conflict, environmental threats, and natural disasters.

20 Dec 2017 description
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A contribution from the United Kingdom to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund helps keep the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) in operation and helps meet the needs of people affected by conflict, disease outbreaks and refugees fleeing the crisis in South Sudan.

Khartoum, 20 December 2017. A new £31.5 million multi-year contribution from the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) is helping the humanitarian community in Sudan provide life-saving support to millions in need of assistance.

16 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In Blue Nile, an intensive community mobilization campaign was conducted in newly accessible areas (mainly Alkali, Mangano and Turnasei localities) by the State Ministry of Health, UNICEF and partners. Some 3,101 children under 5 years were screened and 441 children were found with severe acute malnutrition. All children identified as acute malnutrition were enrolled into appropriate treatment programmes, while many of the severely malnourished children are in critical condition requiring immediate inpatient care.

12 Dec 2017 description

OVERVIEW OF THE CRISIS

As the conflict in South Sudan enters its fifth year in 2018, the humanitarian crisis has continued to intensify and expand due to the compounding effects of widespread violence and the deteriorating economic situation.

12 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

• As part of celebrations of the 2017 World Food Day, WFP Chad and ECHO organized an exhibition on “the family meal: what brings us together?” Held in N’Djamena from 16 to 21 October 2017, collected photographs tell the story of a typical Chadian household and explain why it is essential to empower women at household levels and ensure that children have access to adequate nutritional support during the first 1,000 days of their lives.

30 Nov 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

The Humanitarian Overview: An analysis of key crises into 2018 focuses primarily on the crises that are expected to deteriorate in the coming year and outlines the likely corresponding humanitarian needs.

Based on our weekly Global Emergency Overview (GEO), we have identified 12 countries that are likely to face deteriorating humanitarian situations in 2018. We include a further six countries where the crises are already severe and likely to continue in a similar trend.