OCHA Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 29 April – 5 May 2011

Situation Report
Originally published



• Humanitarian response to people displaced by recent clashes in Unity State in southern Sudan has begun; however, insecurity restricts access to the affected population.

• Concerns over safety and security of humanitarian workers remain in southern Sudan, where some agencies continue to restrict their movements and activities.

• New clashes in Abyei leave 13 military personnel dead. No civilian casualties or displacement reported.

• State assembly and gubernatorial elections in South Kordofan pass peacefully.

• In Darfur, missions take place to Kutum and Ein Siro as part of Operation Springbasket, but a planned mission to Tok Jau is postponed.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit