Sudan + 2 more

Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin - 23 - 29 January 2012

Situation Report
Originally published


Key Points

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

• The estimated number of Sudanese refugees in South Sudan and Ethiopia reaches some 140,000 people.

• An airstrike by the SAF in South Sudan is reported to have hit a transit site where Sudanese refugees were sheltering, injuring one boy.

• Spontaneous returns to parts of the Abyei area north of the Bahr el Arab/Kiir River continue. • IDP and refugee returns continue in various parts of Darfur.

• In Nyala, South Darfur, a UNAMID flight engineer who was abducted by armed men, was subsequently released.

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