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31 May 2017 description
The humanitarian community today also launched the Multi-Year Humanitarian Strategy, recognizing that Sudan has both new and long-term humanitarian needs which require different types of interventions.
27 Apr 2017 description
This additional route from El Obeid in central Sudan to Aweil, a city in Bahr el Ghazal state in South Sudan, will allow WFP to deliver 7,000 metric tons of sorghum to support 540,000 people.
26 Mar 2017 description
This week, WFP will be moving an initial delivery of 11,000 metric tons of food assistance from El Obeid in central Sudan to Bentiu in South Sudan, where 100,000 people are enduring famine.
24 Feb 2016 description
The massive influx of new arrivals in recent days has put a strain on what was an already logistically complex operation, says UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator.
27 Jan 2016 description
Initial reports indicate that about 19,000 civilians have fled into North Darfur state, and up to 15,000 into Central Darfur state, following fighting in the mountainous Jebel Marra region.
06 Nov 2014 description
Sudan was recently declared polio free, but two new cases have emerged in South Sudan’s Unity state, near the border with South Kordofan, increasing the risk that the virus may return.
26 Aug 2014 description
The plan will enable WFP to deliver close to 63,000 metric tonnes of life-saving food assistance to 744,000 people in the northern parts of South Sudan who have been affected by the conflict since December 2013.
05 Mar 2014 description
The majority of those fleeing the fighting have gone to camps outside of Nyala city, where services such as water and medical care are already thinly stretched.
16 Apr 2013 description
Ali Al-Za’tari has called for immediate humanitarian access to assist all civilians affected by fighting and said those wanting to leave the conflict zone must be allowed to move out safely.
13 Mar 2013 description
Khartoum, 13 March 2013. The humanitarian community in Sudan continues to respond to huge needs, both in terms of funding required and the number of people requiring assistance. Developed in close consultation with the Government of Sudan, the Sudan Humanitarian Work Plan for 2013 is a tool used to...
06 Mar 2013 description
Over 100,000 people are estimated to have been displaced or severely affected by the fighting between the Northern Reizegat and the Beni Hussein ethnic groups.
08 Oct 2012 description
Khartoum, 8 October 2012. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, condemned today’s indiscriminate mortar shelling in the South Kordofan state capital, Kadugli. According to reports, mortar rounds landed near the Kadugli office of the UN...
01 May 2012 description
Khartoum, 1 May 2012. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr Ali Al-Za’tari, has expressed concern about the plight of South Sudanese people stranded at the Kosti way station amid reports that they and all international organizations working there will have to...