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26 Sep 2017 description
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The Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) receives contributions from donors – mainly governments – into a single fund, with the aspiration of reaching 15 percent of the total humanitarian funding requirements in Sudan. The money is used for humanitarian operations on a rolling basis through regular allocation rounds or is set aside for future response to in–country emergencies.

31 Aug 2017 description
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Khartoum, 31 August 2017. The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) have together allocated US$21 million to address the most critical humanitarian needs and increase self-reliance of communities in newly accessible areas in Darfur’s Jebel Marra area, as well as in South Kordofan and Blue Niles states.

11 Apr 2017 description
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The following provides an overview of selected achievements by humanitarian partners operating in Sudan during 2016 under the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP). These successes would not have been possible without strong cooperation between UN agencies, NGOs and the Government of Sudan. Donor contributions in 2016 amounted to about US$567 million for HRP activities and an additional $81 million for humanitarian assistance outside of the HRP.

27 Mar 2017 description
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The Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) is a cost-effective way to support humanitarian action in Sudan. Under the direction of the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC), the SHF aims to support the timely allocation and disbursement of donor resources to the most critical humanitarian needs as defined by the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) or any agreed upon strategy by the HC. The SHF provides funding to international and national non–governmental organizations and UN agencies. The SHF receives voluntary donor contributions and supports humanitarian response year–round.

20 Feb 2017 description
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Khartoum, 20 February 2017. The United Nations, through the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) – a multi-donor fund that responds to critical humanitarian needs in Sudan – has allocated $21 million to help thousands of people in need of humanitarian assistance across Sudan in 2017.

07 Feb 2017 description

Overview/Background

  1. The purpose of this document is to outline the strategic objectives of the first allocation of the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) for 2017. The paper summarizes the analysis, strategy and intent of the first allocation.

31 Oct 2016 description

Key facts

• Between 160,000 and 195,000 civilians have reportedly been displaced from the Jebel Marra area in Darfur since mid-January as a result of hostilities between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Abdul Wahid faction of the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA/AW). This includes over 80,000 people who have been registered, verified or assisted.

• Central Darfur hosts the majority of the reported internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Jebel Marra, while North Darfur has the highest number of registered or assisted new IDPs.

28 Sep 2016 description
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Khartoum, 28 September 2016. The Government of the United Kingdom has contributed £3 million (US$3.9 million) to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF), a United Nations fund for humanitarian response. This is the UK’s second contribution for 2016, in addition to US$9 million allocated in April 2016.

23 Sep 2016 description

The Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) is a cost-effective way to support humanitarian action in Sudan. Under the direction of the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC), the SHF aims to support the timely allocation and disbursement of donor resources to the most critical humanitarian needs as defined by the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) or any agreed upon strategy by the HC. The SHF provides funding to international and national non–governmental organizations and UN agencies. The SHF receives voluntary donor contributions and supports humanitarian response year–round.

01 Sep 2016 description

KEY FACTS

• Between 159,000 and 194,000 civilians have reportedly been displaced from the Jebel Marra area in Sudan’s Darfur region since midJanuary as a result of hostilities between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Abdul Wahid faction of the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA/AW). This includes over 82,600 people who have been registered, verified or assisted.

25 Aug 2016 description
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KEY FACTS

  • Beginning in late January 2016, there has been an influx of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan and settling in large numbers in East Darfur. As of 14 August, the number of new arrivals recorded in East Darfur exceeds 50,000 individuals. Over 30,000 of these South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Khor Omer camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), Ed Daein locality, and the remainder arrived throughout the other seven localities in the state.

04 Aug 2016 description

Key Facts

  • Between 159,000 and 194,000 civilians have reportedly been displaced from the Jebel Marra area in Sudan’s Darfur region since mid-January as a result of hostilities between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Abdul Wahid faction of the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA/AW). This includes over 75,000 people who have been registered, verified or assisted.

  • Central Darfur hosts the overwhelming majority of the reported new IDPs from Jebel Marra, while North Darfur has the highest number of registered or assisted new IDPs.

14 Jul 2016 description

KEY FACTS

  • Beginning in late January 2016, there was an influx of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan and settling for the first time in large numbers in East Darfur. By the end of June 2016, some 53,000 verified and unverified arrivals have been recorded throughout eight localities in the state. The majority of these arrivals, some 30,000 people, have settled in Ed Daein locality’s Khor Omer IDP camp while the remaining are scattered throughout the other seven localities.

22 May 2016 description
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Khartoum, 22 May 2016. The Humanitarian Country Team in Sudan today expressed shock and disappointment at the de facto expulsion by the Government of Sudan of one of its senior UN officials, the Head of Office of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Mr. Ivo Freijsen.

19 May 2016 description

KEY FACTS

  • Since late January 2016, there has been a surge in the number of South Sudanese fleeing into Sudan. As of 12 May, about 45,500 refugees had arrived in East Darfur, of whom some 28,100 are in Khor Omer IDP camp.

03 May 2016 description
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Khartoum, 3 May 2016. The United Nations Secretary-General is holding the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May in Istanbul, Turkey. The Summit will bring the global community together to reaffirm their solidarity with people affected by crises and their collective commitment to humanity.

26 Apr 2016 description
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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent, principled and timely response to emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA works with Governments and with Inter-Agency Standing Committee members, which include key operational actors from the United Nations, non-governmental organisations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, among others.