Sudan

Weekly emergency preparedness and humanitarian action (EHA) Sudan activity report: Week 19, 05 - 11 May 2007

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GENERAL SIITUATIION:

Political, social, security overview for the week

Darfur Region

In its latest report, UNOCHA presented the summary of Darfur security incidents involving humanitarian community in May 2007 (as of 15 May 2007):

- 9 humanitarian vehicles hijacked (6 NGO, 2 UN, 1 IO)

- 1 attempt to hijack a humanitarian vehicle - the vehicle was shot at

- 2 humanitarian convoys ambushed and looted

- 18 + humanitarian staff abducted during hijacking incidents (still awaiting details on number of staff involved in one hijacking incident)

- 1 looting incident in an IDP camp

- 1 WES security guard killed

- 1 NGO staff wounded by gunshot during hijacking incident

- 1 attempted break-in into a humanitarian compound

- 1 incident of physical threats to NGO staff

- 1 humanitarian relocation