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Sudan: 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan Review

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An Overview, Jan - Dec 2015

The 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan for Sudan brought together 112 humanitarian partners to help 5.4 million people in need of emergency relief aid.

Together these partners, of which 54 are national and 58 are international, requested US$1.04 billion to provide multi-sectoral services in the 52 most severely affected localities across the country in 2015. Among the 5.4 million people identified to be in the greatest need of assistance were 3.1 million displaced people, 4.2 million food insecure and 1.2 million children under age five suffering from acute malnourishment.

Four strategic objectives in the 2015 HRP guided the activities of sector projects. The objectives were:

  1. Provide emergency relief to people affected by conflict and disaster

  2. Provide humanitarian protection to affected populations

  3. Reduce food insecurity and malnutrition

  4. Strengthen resilience and facilitate durable solutions

The strategic objectives aimed to ensure coherence with needs-assessment findings; emphasise cross-cutting issues, in particular humanitarian protection and resilience; enhance links between operational and strategic objectives; and facilitate multi-sector responses. Across the 11 sectors, a total of 164 activity indicators were laid out in the HRP providing the framework for response and monitoring efforts throughout the year.

This review covers 2015 and indicates the humanitarian activities of partners across the country. The overview provides a summary of response efforts and helps identify gaps. Of the total 353 projects identified in the 2015 HRP only 167 received funding, leaving 186 projects (53 per cent of all projects) not funded and thus not implemented.

Partners continued to face limited availability of funding as humanitarian needs regionally and globally continue to grow. The 2015 HRP activities received $604 million in funding, amounting to 58 per cent of the requested requirement. Despite the limited availability of funds for humanitarian response, the Sudan HRP was the fifth best funded appeal in 2015.

HRP Key Figures, 2015

5.4 million Targeted people

3.1 million Displaced people

4.2 million Food insecure

1.2 million Acutely malnourished children below the age of 5

HRP Response

353 - Total number of projects: 167 Funded (47%) 186 Unfunded (53%)

112 - Partners 54 Nat’l (48%) 58 UN & Internat’l (52%)

82 - Partners Implemented Activities 34 Nat’l (41%) 48 UN & Internat’l (59%)

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