South Kordofan Situation Report No. 8

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 25 Jun 2011

HIGHLIGHTS

• Continued air strikes and artillery shelling by the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) particularly in the eastern and southern parts of the Nuba mountains have reportedly resulted in civilian casualties

• Humanitarian partners are still unable to freely access the civilian population in Kadugli, including the 7,000 people who were instructed by local authorities to return to the town

• Four of the six UNMIS national staff detained by local authorities in Kadugli airport on 22 June are still being held

• 137 southern Sudanese returnees who had been stranded in Kadugli were transported on 23 June to El Obeid and arrangements are being made for their onward transportation to southern Sudan

• WFP has distributed food, though local partners, to 42,000 vulnerable people

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