Violence in Darfur’s Jebel Marra area displaces populations
More than 90,000 South Sudanese refugees arrive in Sudan from January to August
GoS reports more than 3,000 AWD cases
June–September flooding affects more than 204,000 people
Clashes in Darfur Region displaced as many as 254,000 people between January and August, according to the UN. The majority of new internally displaced persons (IDPs) are from the Jebel Marra area—a mountainous region that encompasses parts of Central Darfur, North Darfur, and South Darfur states.
As of late September, the Government of Sudan (GoS) had reported nearly 3,800 cases of acute watery diarrhea (AWD), including 71 deaths, in six states. The GoS and relief actors are responding to the AWD cases and supporting case management, waste removal, and community awareness activities.
In FY 2016, the U.S. Government (USG) provided more than $252 million in humanitarian assistance for Sudan—comprising more than $164 million from USAID/FFP, approximately $54 million from USAID/OFDA, and nearly $34 million from State/PRM.