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18 Mar 2013 description
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Only 27% of people in Sudan use an improved sanitation facility, while 40% of people in Sudan have no access to an improved water source.

Source: 2010 Sudan Household Health Survey

WHAT?

• 1.4 million IDPs living in Darfur camps are dependent on life-saving water, sanitation and hygiene services. The need for these services may increase because of new IDPs, due to conflicts in Darfur.

• Need for new or improved water, sanitation and hygiene services for 200,000 returnees (IDPs and refugees) in their areas of origin in Darfur.

18 Mar 2013 description
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Over 40,000 people of South Sudanese origin are stranded at departure points in and around Khartoum, often living in very poor conditions.

WHAT?

• An estimated 40,000 people of South Sudanese origin are living in open areas in and around Khartoum, waiting to travel to South Sudan. Many have been there for more than two years and are living in poor conditions.

• A further 3,500 people of South Sudanese origin are in a similar position living at Kosti railway station and have had no or little access to basic services for two years.

18 Mar 2013 description
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In support of on-going IDP and refugee returns and reintegration in Darfur, the Protection Sector will maintain efforts to ensure respect for the principles of voluntary, safe and dignified returns as well as local integration.

WHAT?

• New displacements are on-going in Darfur and the border areas, with limited presence of protection-focused actors to address current abuses and prevent further ones.