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27 Aug 2017 description
Based on the attack rate projections another 36,000 to 40,000 cases are expected over the next six to nine months, according to the government and WHO.
06 Jul 2017 description
Hundreds of IDP shelters were damaged or completely destroyed, assets lost, and latrines collapsed. No injuries or deaths were reported after flash floods hit the Kalma camp.
11 Aug 2016 description
Flooding as a result of heavy rainfall has continued across Sudan. Some 29 people have been reportedly killed and 122,210 people are estimated to have been affected since June.
21 Jul 2016 description
More than 300 latrines and 500 houses were destroyed and more damaged in Shangil Tobaya locality, North Darfur, affecting many of the estimated 20,500 people in Nifasha camp for IDPs.
14 Jul 2016 description
As flash floods and heavy rains in June affected almost 15,000 people, an 80 per cent chance of above average to average rainfall is expected over the 2016 rainy seasons.
23 Jun 2016 description
Heavy rains and flash floods in Sennar State have destroyed 1,160 houses and damaged another 1,320 homes. In El Gezira State, heavy rains and strong winds have destroyed several buildings.
20 Aug 2014 description
Sudan, which is struggling with 6.9 million people needing humanitarian assistance, is now home to almost 100,000 refugees from South Sudan. The appeal is only 47 percent funded out of US$988 million requested.
07 Aug 2014 description
The Floods Task Force – co-chaired by the Government’s Humanitarian Aid Commission and OCHA – has been activated to respond based on identified needs, prioritizing and targeting the most vulnerable people.
09 Jul 2014 description
With humanitarian attention focused on massive displacement crises in South Sudan and CAR, lack of international attention to Sudan’s equally grave internal displacement crisis and on-going conflicts has resulted in an inadequate funding response.
06 Jul 2014 description
Aid workers were permitted to assess humanitarian needs in parts of Jebel Marra, where an estimated 100,000 people have been either severely affected or displaced by conflict, for the first time in three years.
01 Nov 2013 description
40,000 South Sudanese are stuck in squatter camps around Khartoum, which were hit hard by recent flooding. Funding is needed for a new return operation.
21 Oct 2013 description
More than 90 people were killed and 340,000 people were affected by the August floods. The money will be used to provide people with household items, emergency shelter and clean water.
16 Sep 2013 description
Significant increases in numbers were observed in Khartoum State, West Kordofan, and White Nile. The increase is due to more rainfall reported in these states.
23 Aug 2013 description
In large areas of eastern and central Sudan, northwestern Ethiopia, and southwest Eritrea, rainfall totals to date are 20‐50 percent below average. The delay was most severe in eastern Sudan, where rains began 30‐40 days late.
20 Aug 2013 description
Since early August, heavy rain and flash floods have affected an estimated 147,000 people across Sudan. The Commission is ready to increase its humanitarian assistance if needed.
19 Aug 2013 description
The Sudanese Red Crescent Society has provided household essentials and shelter items to severely affected people in Khartoum State, Dongola region and Wadi Halfa.
16 Aug 2013 description
The emergency appeal will assist 35,000 people affected by severe flooding in the states of Khartoum and River Nile.
13 Aug 2013 description
report UN Population Fund
UNFPA worked closely with the Nafeer youth initiative who helped distribute 500 dignity kits, 1,000 clean delivery kits for pregnant women and 15 delivery kits for midwives.
11 Aug 2013 description
More rains are expected in the coming days and the estimated number of affected people is likely to rise further as rains continue and as more information becomes available.
10 Aug 2013 description
Nine of the 13 killed were children. 12 others were injured in three separate incidents when landmines and UXO exploded in North and South Kordofan.