Sudan + 2 more

Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin - 16 - 22 January 2012

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• One peacekeeper was killed and three others injured following an attack on a UNAMID patrol in East Darfur.

• Fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) forces continues in parts of South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

• Deteriorating food security remains a major concern in parts of South Kordofan and Blue Nile affected by the conflict.

• The Government issued new directives on conditions for UN agencies and international organisations to return to South Kordofan and Blue Nile and how to operate in these states.

• Spontaneous returns to areas north of the Bahr el Arab/Kiir River continue in the Abyei area, but no large-scale returns have yet been reported.

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