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20 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

2.6 million children in need
5.5 million people
# of people who need Humanitarian Assistance
(Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2018)

960,000 children internally displaced
2 million people
# of internally displaced people
(Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2018)

468,475 South Sudanese refugee children
767,992 people
# of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan in total

02 Apr 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

The number of patients suffering from acute watery diarrhoea -suspected to be cholera-continues to decline in Central Darfur’s Nierteti locality.

A volunteer reported to Radio Dabanga that the isolation ward at the Hospital of Nierteti received two new patients this weekend.

He said that four people in total were being treated at the ward on Sunday.

The source added that the isolation unit at Kuweila village in south-east Nierteti admitted two new cases on Saturday and Sunday.

‘Watery diarrhoea’

30 Mar 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS   

• UN requests $1 billion to assist 4.3 million people in Sudan    

• Staple food prices continue to increase, likely exacerbating humanitarian need    

• U.S. assumes chairmanship of Sudan Mine Action Support Group

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

• The 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for Sudan projects that 5.5 million people in Sudan will require humanitarian assistance in 2018 and requests approximately $1 billion to deliver assistance to 4.3 million people in the country.

30 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

The isolation centres in Nierteti locality in Central Darfur have all reported fewer cases of ‘acute watery diarrhoea’ suspected to be cholera, confirming a downward trend observed last week.

Just one case was admitted to the medical isolation centre of Korifal village on Monday.

Activists in the voluntary work told Radio Dabanga that the centre of Nierteti hospital was completely free of infections on Monday, while Mara, Kuweila, and Turr isolation centres have not recorded any new cases.

29 Mar 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

23 Mar 2018 description

Khartoum 22 March 2018– Through the support of the Government of Japan, UN-Habitat this week launched the project ‘Support to Hosting Communities Affected by South Sudanese Refugees in White Nile State’.

The project aims to deliver safe, clean and accessible market places as centres for the hosting communities and South Sudanese refugees in Aljabalain Locality, White Nile State that prevent widespread of diseases including Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD).

20 Mar 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation in Numbers

2.3 million children in need
4.8 million people
# of people who need Humanitarian Assistance
(Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2017)

1.1million children internally displaced
2.3 million people
# of internally displaced people
(Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2017)

468,218 South Sudanese
refugee children
767,570 people
# of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan in total

14 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Isolation centres in the town of Nierteti and its surrounding villages continue to receive new cases of acute watery diarrhoea – suspected to be cholera – however medics are cautiously optimistic that the outbreak is past its critical peak.

Seven new infections were admitted to the medical isolation centres in Nierteti town and the villages of Mara and Korifal in Nierteti locality in Central Darfur on Tuesday.

14 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Two people died of ‘watery diarrhoea’ and five new infection cases were recorded in Central Darfur’s Nierteti locality on Friday.

“One patient died in the isolation centre of Kuweila village today,” a medical volunteer reported to Radio Dabanga on Friday.

He said that 15 people were being treated in the centre, after two new cases were admitted on Friday morning.

The source added that another person died of suspected cholera in the isolation unit of Mara village. “The unit received one new case on Friday, bringing the total of patients to five.”

14 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

One person has died at Turr area near Nierteti of ‘acute watery diarrhoea’ suspected to be cholera, however the number of new infections reported is beginning to ease.

On Tuesday, a volunteer reported to Radio Dabanga from Turr that five new cases were transferred from Turr to the isolation centre of Nierteti hospital, while two others were transferred from the northern camp to the isolation centre of the same hospital.

He said that the total number of cases now held at the medical isolation centre of Nierteti has amounted to eight.

10 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

The spectre of ‘acute watery diarrhoea’ – suspected to be cholera – continues to hang over the villages of Nierteti and the western parts of Jebel Marra in Central Darfur. Two more people have died.

Fresh reports to reach Radio Dabanga on Thursday say that two people died and 12 others were infected.

A voluntary work activist told Radio Dabanga that two people died and four others were infected in the medical isolation centre of Kuweila on Thursday.

He explained that the total number of cases held at the centre was 20.

10 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Medical isolation units receiving people suffering from ‘acute watery diarrhoea’ reported 26 new cases in western Jebel Marra in Central Darfur yesterday.

New cases of what is suspected to be cholera appeared in the isolation wards in Nierteti, Kuweila, Korifal and Mara, a voluntary worker reported to Radio Dabanga.

The centre in Kuweila recorded eight new cases while the centre in Mara recorded seven cases. Nierteti Hospital received three new cases and Korifal’s isolation ward recorded two new cases on Monday.

07 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

One person died of watery diarrhoea, suspected to be cholera, in Central Darfur. The four isolation units in Nierteti locality admitted 41 new patients on Saturday.

A medical volunteer reported to Radio Dabanga that one of the patients in the isolation unit of Kuweila village died on Saturday.

The medical units set-up in the villages of Kuweila, Mara, and Korifal in eastern Nierteti received 36 new cases the same day, bringing the total number of patients to 77.

04 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

The medical isolation centres in Nierteti in Central Darfur received 13 new cases of ‘acute watery diarrhoea’, suspected to be cholera, on Friday.

A medical volunteer informed Radio Dabanga from Nierteti town that the isolation ward of the Nierteti Hospital admitted one new patient on Friday, bringing the total number of people currently being treated in the ward to five.

04 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

The hospital in Nierteti and medical isolation centres in nearby villages continued to receive patients suffering from what is suspected to be cholera. In most of the isolation wards the numbers of infected people are slightly higher than earlier this week, or stable.

The isolation wards in Nierteti Hospital, Kuweila, Mara and Korifal villages in the eastern part of Central Darfur received 23 new cases on Thursday, according to a volunteer working in the medical sector. He said that the total number of cases has reached more than fifty patients.

03 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Central Darfur medics and volunteers are cautiously optimistic as fewer cases of diarrhoea, suspected to be cholera, were reported in the state over the last 24 hours.

One person died at a medical isolation centre in Nierteti and the medical centre also received one new infection case.

A voluntary work activist told Radio Dabanga there has been a significant decrease in the recorded number of cases of acute watery diarrhoea.

He explained that the total number of cases in the isolation centre has been eight until Wednesday.

01 Mar 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Two people died of diarrhoea, suspected to be cholera, at the medical isolation ward of Korifal village in southwest Jebel Marra on Tuesday.

On Tuesday an activist reported to Radio Dabanga of two deaths and four new infection cases at Korifal village, bringing the total number of those held for treatment to 12.

He pointed out that on Tuesday morning the centre of Kuweila village recorded six infection cases, bringing the number of cases held at the centre to 20.