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18 Jan 2013 description
Unresolved issues in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement have exacerbated economic instability and border conflicts, leading to ongoing internal and external displacement that has affected the livelihoods of millions
27 Nov 2012 description
The 2013 Work Plan continues the trend away from blanket distribution of relief items towards other sectors that have a greater focus on longer-term assistance to 4.4 million people
26 Nov 2012 description
Household food security in Kyrgyzstan has deteriorated, with an estimated 25 % of the population - about 1.3 million people - considered food insecure
19 Nov 2012 description
The Global Overview is a weekly update that provides a snapshot of current humanitarian priorities and recent events. The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources, including Reliefweb and media sources, and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
02 Nov 2012 description
Highlights in the 3rd quarter Conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile continued to affect civilians and there are now over 211,000 Sudanese refugees in camps in South Sudan and Ethiopia. ƒƒIn early August, the Government and SPLM-N signed, separately, agreements with the Tripartite initiative...
12 Oct 2012 description
Access to food improved in many parts of the region following onset of harvests There are currently 16 million food insecure people in Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti and Rwanda facing Stressed (IPC phase 2) to Emergency (IPC phase 4) levels of food insecurity. Food security...
08 Oct 2012 description
report IRIN
NAIROBI, 8 October 2012 (IRIN) - Above-average seasonal rains in parts of the East and Horn of Africa have affected tens of thousands of people, displacing families and restricting access to many in need, say humanitarian officials. The rains, coming ahead of a possible El Niño event, have prompted...
03 Oct 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Seasonal flooding between June and September has affected over 258,000 people - at least triple the number of people impacted in 2011, according to inter-agency assessments. The overall health of refugees in Upper Nile State reportedly improved during the week, with reduced rates of new...
10 Sep 2012 description
CHF 301,176 has been allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) in delivering immediate assistance to 6,649 families. Un-earmarked funds to replenish DREF are encouraged. Heavy rain and consequent flooding in Sudan have...
31 Aug 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Over 240,000 people affected by flooding in eastern Africa 70 people killed by intercommunal clashes in Kenya Ebola outbreak under control in Uganda as a new strain kills 11 people in DRC Over 600,000 people have been displaced by fighting in DRC since January A sixth camp in Dollo Ado,...
30 Aug 2012 description
Heavy rains trigger widespread flash flooding Key messages About 4.6 million people in Sudan will continue to face Stressed (IPC Phase 2), Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and Emergency (IPC Phase 4) levels of food insecurity through September. Food security conditions are likely to improve when the...
23 Aug 2012 description
Key Points Thirty-two people – including the Sudanese Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments – were killed when a plane crashed in Talodi, South Kordofan, on 19 August. Flash flooding in many parts of the country is reported to have affected more than 100,000 people since the beginning...
20 Aug 2012 description
report Radio Dabanga
EL-FASHER (19 Aug .) - Over 2,500 houses and a number of government facilities collapsed on Saturday due to the heavy rains and floods in El-Fasher. Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that the torrential rains on Saturday lasted more than three hours, which resulted in the massive collapse of homes and...
05 Aug 2012 description
report Radio Dabanga
GARSELA (5 Aug.) - At least 5 IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) children have lost their lives. And the fate of more than 13 people remains unknown after floods swept through the area. The floods were caused by the heavy torrential rains of the past two days. In addition to the destruction of food...