• UN Country Team welcomes the lifting of US economic sanctions against Sudan.
• In West Darfur, over 13,000 return to their home areas in Sirba and Kulbus localities.
• October harvests will maintain or improve acute food insecurity to Minimal or Stressed levels between October 2017 and January 2018 - FEWS NET.
• AWD cases have reached over 35,000—including 800 related deaths.
No. people in need in Sudan (2017 HNO) - 4.8 million
• 105,000 people in Deribat (East Jebel Marra) are in need of humanitarian assistance.
• AWD cases have nearly reached 34,000—including 774 related deaths—across 18 states in the country since August 2016.
• The 2017 HRP is only 38% funded, affecting humanitarian operations and the lives of people in need.
• Over 461,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since midDecember 2013.
105,000 people in the Deribat area, East Jebel Marra locality, need assistance
Harvests in October will maintain or improve food security through to January 2018 - FEWS NET.
About 460,000 South Sudanese refugees—fleeing hunger and violence in South Sudan—have arrived in Sudan since December 2013.
The third consecutive week of above-average rainfall in Sudan has resulted in flash floods, damage to infrastructure, and displacement - FEWS NET.
AWD cases reach over 30,000—including 657 deaths—across all 18 states in Sudan, according to FMoH.
Almost 64,000 people affected by heavy rains and flash floods across the country.
Over 424,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in the country since 2013, of whom 180,592 arrived in 2017.
QATAR Fund for Development donates US$70 million towards development projects in Darfur, which will benefit 300,000 people over a five-year period.
Aid organisations plan to send an additional 90,000 tons of aid to South Sudan through Sudan.
Fighting between farmers and pastoralists temporarily displaced 1,300 people to Kalma IDP camp, South Darfur.
Thousands of students in the Jebel Marra area receive education assistance.
European Union (EU) contributes €3.1 million ($US 3.53 million) to UNHCR for South Sudanese refugee response.
Over 410,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since mid-December 2013
• Federal Minister of Health and senior UN delegation visits Kalma IDP camp to see AWD response.
• Heavy rains and flash floods affect over 10,000 people in North and South Darfur.
• In 2017, an estimated 15,000 people have returned to their home areas in the Rokoro area, North Jebel Marra locality.
• Humanitarian needs in the Rokoro area include food, emergency household supplies, water, health and education assistance.
• Flash floods affect 9,000 people (1,780 families) in Kalma IDP camp, South Darfur.
• About 42,700 children have been screened for acute malnutrition in Jebel Marra, of whom 800 had SAM and 3,909 had MAM.
• UNICEF launches a malnutrition treatment campaign to deliver lifesaving services to people affected by malnutrition in Jebel Marra.
• UNICEF needs US$22 million to provide lifesaving response for over 100,000 children.
• 403,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan since 2013; 39% of them arrived in 2017.
• WHO, UNICEF and others are supporting Federal Ministry of Health in responding to acute watery diarrhea cases across Sudan.
• Aid organisations are mobilising resources to meet the needs of the new IDPs in Um Dukhun town, Central Darfur.
• Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocates $1 million for IDPs and refugees in El Lait, North Darfur.
• A recent survey conducted in the Jebel Marra area has identified critical levels of acute malnutrition.
Response to acute watery diarrhoea (AWD)
Tripartite agreement signed for the voluntary return of Sudanese refugees from Chad and the return of Chadian refugees from Sudan.
Almost 15,000 suspected AWD cases, including 279 deaths, were reported in Sudan since August 2016, according to WHO and FMoH.
In South Kordofan about 3,000 people fled SPLM-N areas and arrived in government-controlled areas since January 2017.
Over 28,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan during first half of May 2017; total number of SS refugees since Dec 2013 is over 417,000.
Some 85,500 IDPs, refugees and returnees were registered by IOM in April in parts of Darfur and Kordofan.
Water supply level at Sortony IDP site, North Darfur increases to 12.5 from 8 litres per person daily following interventions by partners.
Classes in 15 schools in El Neem IDP camp in East Darfur are overcrowded, with 80-110 students per classroom.
• Almost 20,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in South Kordofan and White Nile over the past week.
• Food security situation in Sudan slightly improved compared to the same period last year, according to IPC.
• Food insecurity in SPLM-N areas in South Kordofan and among new IDPs in parts of Jebel Mara is a major concern, according to FEWS NET.
• Water supplies to IDPs in Sortony, North Darfur reduced sharply from 13.7 to 8 litres per person daily due to the ground water level drop in the area, according to aid agencies.
• Over 95,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in the first three and a half months of 2017; the total number is 389,000 since Dec 2013.
• Lack of funding may affect the provision of health services in Otash IDP camp, South Darfur.
• Japan funding will allow for some 95,000 children U2 years in South and West Kordofan to be vaccinated against measles and polio.
• About 160,000 people are in need of assistance in the Abyei area.
Over 95,000 South Sudanese refugees arrive in 2017
Over 85,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Q1 of 2017; the total number is 380,000 since Dec 2013.
The national NGO Sanad Charity provided 9,000 South Sudanese refugees, taking refuge in border areas between East Darfur and South Sudan, with food assistance.
On 30 March, WFP began to move food assistance to famine-hit and food-insecure people in South Sudan using a newly opened aid corridor.
• New corridor for the delivery of humanitarian aid to Bentiu,
South Sudan, from Sudan.
• 8,000 people, who fled their homes in East Darfur due to inter-communal violence, have arrived in El Lait, North Darfur.
• 68% of households in Sudan have access to improved water sources.
• Ireland donates €3 million (US$3.3 million) to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF).
FIGURES 201 7 HRP
# people in need in Sudan (2017 HNO) 4.8 million
# people in need in Darfur (2017 HNO) 3 million
Over 25,000 people in Belle Elsereif in South Darfur’s East Jebel Marra locality are in need of humanitarian aid.
Aid organisations continue to respond to the needs of over 53,000 Jebel Marra IDPs in North Darfur.
National cereal production is estimated at 8 million MT—a 70% increase compared to the five-year average.
Over 11,000 people in Kurmuk locality, Blue Nile State are facing serious water shortages.
FIGURES 2017 HRP
Aid organisations are scaling up assistance to thousands of people in need in Golo town in Jebel Marra.
About 4,000 people in Golo are in need of shelter and essential household supplies, according to DRC.
About 118,000 people returned to various locations in West Darfur between 2013 and 2016, according to IOM.
Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocates US$21 million for humanitarian interventions in 2017.
FIGURES 2016 HRP
About 80,000 people returned to Umm Dukhun locality, Central Darfur between 2014 and 2016.
Returnees in Um Dukhun have poor access to basic services—such as water, education, health and nutrition services.
Over 300,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since mid-December 2013.
WFP provided food assistance to 3.9 million people across Sudan in 2016.
FIGURES 2016 HRP
/# people in need in Sudan (2016 HNO) 5.8 million
Thousands of displaced children are out of school in Golo (Central Darfur State), while those attending schools are studying in overcrowded classrooms, according to the national NGO SCF.
Aid organisations providing education assistance have supported 50,300 displaced children in Central Darfur, since October 2016.
Humanitarian organisations have started providing health services in Jebel Marra.
• IMC to start health and nutrition activities in Golo, Boori and Jokosti areas in Central Darfur State.
• Aid agencies continue to provide humanitarian assistance to about 53,000 Jebel Marra IDPs in North Darfur.
• Care International Switzerland is providing access to clean water to 89,000 people in East Darfur.
• According to UNHCR, over 131,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan in 2016, the highest number of arrivals per year.
FIGURES 2016 HRP