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11 Oct 2017 description
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• 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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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

11 May 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 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.

27 Apr 2017 description
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• 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

13 Apr 2017 description
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  • 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.

30 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 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

16 Mar 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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

02 Mar 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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

16 Feb 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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

09 Feb 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

26 Jan 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 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