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15 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 200,000 South Sudanese refugees are expected to arrive in Sudan in 2018.

• People in parts of North Darfur and Kassala are likely to face food shortages due to poor rains and harvest - FEWS NET.

• WFP in April will be registering protracted IDPs in Tawilla, North Darfur using SCOPE system to allocate assistance through its Food for Assets activities.

• 7,500 vulnerable people in Golo and Nertiti received winter ES/NFIs.

01 Feb 2018 description
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  • UNHAS scheduled to resume regular flights to South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

  • With UN Darfur Fund support, 30 health facilities in Darfur will be rehabilitated, improving health care services to more than 3 million people.

  • In 2017, almost 520,000 children in Sudan received their first measles vaccination.

  • MSF-Switzerland MUAC screening in Kario site indicates malnutrition rates well below global thresholds.

  • Some 3,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan during 1-15 January.

18 Jan 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• About 2,500 people were assisted to return to Turba village, South Darfur from Shangil Tobay IDP camp, North Darfur.

• People flee East Jebel Marra due to internal fighting within the SPLA-AW and arrive in Otash IDP camp, South Darfur.

• The VRRC replaces HAC in coleading the RRR sector in West Darfur.

• AWD cases continue to decline, according to the Ministry of Health.

• SHF announces US$3 million as the first standard allocation of funds for 2018.

FIGURES 2017

10 Jan 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 1,500 people returned to their home villages in Dafag, ending 10 years of asylum in CAR - UNHCR

  • As of 31 December 2017, the HRP funding level stood at 45.4 per cent of the US$804 million budgeted.

  • MSF-Spain to phase out of Sortony, North Darfur, due to the improved health situation in the area.

  • Plan International WASH interventions in two IDP camps in North Darfur to end in February 2018.

  • UK contributes over £71.5 million towards aid operations in Sudan.

21 Dec 2017 description
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- Sudan Federal Ministry of Health reports an increase in the number of dengue fever cases across the country.
- Some 1,500 Sudanese refugees set to voluntarily return to South Darfur from the Central African Republic.
- Poor health, water and sanitation conditions reported in Foro Baranga locality, West Darfur.
- South Sudanese refugee number amended upwards to include pre-December 2013 figure.

14 Dec 2017 description
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- WFP aid convoy from El Obeid reaches Aweil in South Sudan bringing food for 30,000 people.
- In Sudan, malaria cases have fallen since a spike of 1.2 million in 2014 to nearly 900,000 this year.
- Food security improves throughout most of the country, due to good harvests, FEWS NET.
- In East Jebel Marra locality, about 4,000 children under five receive routine vaccines.
- UN SC Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict commends government efforts to ensure no child is recruited in the armed forces.

19 Nov 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• About 10,000 people need assistance in Dilling locality, South Kordofan.

• Humanitarian corridor Sudan to South Sudan eases food aid to 97,000.

• First official national antitrafficking plan launched by the Government.

• Over 200 Syrian and Yemeni refugees in Khartoum received livelihood training.

• SHF donors travel to Nertiti, in newly opened Jebel Marra.

FIGURES 2017

# people in need in Sudan (2017 HNO): 4.8 million

# people in need in Darfur (2017 HNO): 3 million

05 Nov 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Sudanese refugee leaders visit their home villages for the first time in a decade.

• Above-average rains from August to October have lifted prospects for the 2017 cereal harvest, reports FEWS NET.

• AWD cases declining with only 50 new cases and one related death reported between 29 October and 4 November.

• Aid organisations assist some 163,000 vulnerable people in the Abyei Area.

• EU donates €106 million (about US$ 123 million) for humanitarian and development aid in Sudan.

FIGURES 2017

30 Oct 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• AWD cases in Sudan have come down during the past weeks, however, response must continue until no cases are reported for three consecutive weeks nationwide.

• An estimated 185,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan in 2017.

• WFP distributed food to 66,200 people in need of assistance in Golo town.

• WHO provided medicine to Golo hospital to cover health needs in the Jebel Marra area for three months.

• More model villages will be built in Darfur in 2018 with funding from Saudi Arabia.

FIGURES 2017

11 Oct 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 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.

FIGURES 2017

No. people in need in Sudan (2017 HNO) - 4.8 million

28 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 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

14 Sep 2017 description
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  • 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.

27 Aug 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

FIGURES 2017

30 Jul 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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

16 Jul 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 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.

06 Jul 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 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.

18 Jun 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 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)

08 Jun 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

25 May 2017 description
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  • 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.