Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 13 | 25 - 31 March 2013


  • FAO Sudan has warned of an imminent food security emergency if the desert locust threat in two northern states is not controlled

  • WFP participates in a joint food needs assessment in government-controlled areas in all six localities of Blue Nile State for the first time since the conflict began in 2011

  • Over 1,000 people, including some 400 IDPs, attend an IDP conference in Nyala, in the lead up to the Darfur Donors Conference due to take place in Doha on 7-8 April

  • The 31 people abducted by the SLA/AW armed movement while travelling from Zalingei to Nyala to attend the IDP conference were released on-tribal fighting has forced some 3,200 people to flee their homes in Darfur over the past week

  • Local authorities report that IDPs from El Sireaf in Saraf Omra locality, North Darfur, are in need relief assistance

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