Appeals & Response Plans
- South Sudan: Floods - Sep 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- South Sudan: Food Insecurity - 2015-2018
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jun 2015
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- South Sudan: Kala-azar Outbreak - Sep 2014
- South Sudan: Floods - Aug 2014
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - May 2014
- South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Sep 2013
Maps & Infographics
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Human Rights Council
10–28 September 2018
Agenda item 10
Technical assistance and capacity-building
Note by the Secretariat
The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 36/26.
Macroeconomic conditions, including devaluation of the local currency and high inflation continue to erode household purchasing power, FEWS NET said.
1,888 families lost all their possessions in East Darfur’s El Neem IDP camp, when an unattended cooking fire engulfed a large section of the camp.
Results of a nutrition survey indicate GAM rates above WHO’s emergency threshold of 10 per cent across all refugee camps in White Nile State
Today MSF runs 468 projects in 71 countries. Over the years, our medical humanitarian organisation has expanded from a small group of doctors and journalists to a global movement with almost 40,000 staff. However, after 47 years of operations, our fundamental mission and values remain unchanged: to provide essential medical care for those who need it most, regardless of race, religion or political affiliation.
Our operations in Palestine are not as large as those in some other countries, however, they have always been significant.
• Sudan hosts 906,000 refugees – the 8th largest refugee population in any given country, according to UNHCR.
• HAC in Kass, South Darfur reported that an estimated 2,150 people have been displaced from parts of Jebel Marra and arrived in Kass town since May due to fighting.
• A new report by GIEWS raised concerns over 2018 cropping season due to shortages and high prices of fuel and agricultural inputs.
• WFP shift to cash assistance in Otash camp since 2016 benefits IDPs.
179,400 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)
372,022 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 - April 2018)
53,388 registered refugees and asylumseekers in the State of Libya
16,675 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 2018
714 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018
1,525 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far in 2018
1,858 vulnerable refugees and asylumseekers evacuated since November 2017
Funding USD 85 M required for 2018
• Over 350 Sudanese refugees have returned to Darfur since April after having spent more than 10 years in refugee camps in Chad, according to UNHCR.
• IPC estimates that between May and July 2018 up to 6 million people in Sudan or 14 per cent of the total population will require food assistance.
• Staple cereal price increases are driven by seasonal increases in demand and reductions in supply, combined with fuel shortages and increased transportation costs – FEWS NET.
Global Humanitarian Overview 2018: six months on
As of 15 June 2018, 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan (3RP) require US$25.39 billion to assist 96.2 million highly vulnerable people.
The visiting top UN humanitarian official Mark Lowcock urged the international community to step up support to the humanitarian response to 7.1 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan.
Nation-wide fuel shortages that started in March continue to impact humanitarian operations in Sudan.
Sudan’s Ministry of Health confirmed 745 cases of measles as of 4 May 2018.
Staple food prices increased in April – FPMA Bulletin.
(Khartoum, 14 May 2018): At the end of a three-day mission to Sudan, United Nations humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock today urged the international community to step up support to the humanitarian response to 7.1 million vulnerable people and invest in the country’s social-economic development. He stressed that unimpeded and sustained humanitarian access to people in need across Sudan is critical for the delivery of relief.
In countries across the globe from Afghanistan to Colombia to India to Mali to Turkey to Yemen and on, students, teachers, and educational facilities are under siege. Targeted killings, rape, abduction, child recruitment, intimidation, threats, military occupation, and destruction of property are just some of the ways in which education is being attacked.
• New cases of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) were reported in Central Darfur State.
• Some 2,280 new IDP families have arrived in North Jebel Marra locality, fleeing conflict.
• Fuel shortages are affecting response logistics and slowing down humanitarian assistance.
• SHF allocates $20 million to 45 projects in Darfur, Kassala, West Kordofan and Abyei • Over 10,000 South Sudanese families living in ‘open areas’ in Khartoum received NFIs.
In this issue
On 14 April, the first group of Sudanese refugees in eastern Chad returned home to North Darfur in Sudan.
Over 3,000 children from Jebel Marra assisted to take Grade 8 examinations.
The UN commemorated the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on 4 April.
The latest FPMA Bulletin by FAO reports that prices of wheat, mainly consumed in urban areas, declined in the capital, Khartoum, by more than 20 per cent in March with the ongoing harvest.
The government’s Strategic Reserve Corporation has prepositioned 160,151 metric tons (MT) of sorghum in Kassala and North Darfur.
A joint mission to Otash IDP camp in South Darfur assessed the needs of some 1,200 IDPs from East Jebel Marra.
UNHCR and COR have distributed non-food items to over 6,300 South Sudanese refugee families in Khartoum.
Japan donates $1.2 million to assist returnees, South Sudanese refugees, IDPs and host communities.
Country-Based Pooled Funds (CBPFs) enable humanitarian partners operating in countries affected by natural disasters and armed conflict to deliver timely and effective life-saving assistance to the people who need it most.
HOW CBPFs WORK
CBPFs are established by the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) when a new emergency occurs or when an existing humanitarian situation deteriorates.
AWD cases decline in Central Darfur as aid organizations respond to the situation.
Some parts of the country will face increasing food insecurity through September 2018 – FEWS NET.
Government authorities granted permission for the extension of refugee camps in White Nile and East Darfur states.
At least 105.7 sq km of land and 37,898 km of roads have been cleared in Sudan of various types of landmines and unexploded ordinances – UNMAS.
165,478 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)
341,534 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2016 - 2017)
48,485 registered refugees and asylumseekers in the State of Libya
5,258 persons arrived in Italy by sea in 2018
189 monitoring visits to detention centres so far in 2018
969 asylum-seekers and refugees released from detention so far in 2018
1,334 vulnerable refugees and asylumseekers evacuated since November 2017
USD 85 M required for 2018