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18 Sep 2019 description
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  • As of 17th September 2019, five out of seven localities in Blue Nile state reported 94 suspected cholera cases, with six deaths reported.

  • According to the Ministry of Health, the states that have the highest risks of cholera outbreak are:
    White Nile, Gedaref, Sennar, Kassala and Khartoum states.

  • Humanitarian partners have provided approximately 146,000 people with improved access to safe water and sanitation in Blue Nile.

12 Sep 2019 description

Highlights

  • As of 11th September 2019, three out of seven localities in Blue Nile state reported total 58 suspected cholera cases, with four deaths reported.

  • Ministry of Health and partners continue efforts on vector control, disease surveillance, and home visits to raise awareness on disease prevention.

  • Teams from FMoH and WHO are currently in Damazine to provide support and technical advice to health workers.

11 Sep 2019 description
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  • Sudan's Federal Minister of Health Dr. Akram El Tom confirms 4 cholera cases in Blue Nile State. There are total of 41 suspected cholera cases, with two deaths reported.

  • On 10 September, the national Cholera Task Force was activated by the Federal Ministry of Health and WHO.

  • FMoH, WHO and UNICEF provided AWD kits to treat over 300 people. More kits will be delivered shortly.

05 Sep 2019 description
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  • An estimated 346,300 people have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods across the country.
    Risk of water-borne disease outbreaks remains high—mainly due to the presence of stagnant water in many flood-affected areas.

  • International Charter Space and Major Disasters activated for Sudan floods Multi-Sector Rapid Floods Assessment Conducted in Khartoum (Mayo, Al Gaili and El Salaam areas)

29 Aug 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • White Nile, Khartoum and Kassala are the states most affected by flooding.

  • Risk of water-borne disease outbreaks is high—mainly due to the presence of stagnant water in many flood-affected areas.

  • Sudan’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) is leading the Floods Task Force which is coordinating and facilitating flood response efforts across the country.

26 Aug 2019 description

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  • An estimated 245,700 people have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods.

  • In total, 32,851 homes have been destroyed and 16,284 damaged.

  • 59 flood-related deaths have been reported to date.

  • Partners are responding to floods with prepositioned supplies, however stocks are quickly being depleted and must be replenished to sustain response.

22 Aug 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • An estimated 193,800 people have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods.

  • In total, 25,437 homes have been destroyed and 12,202 damaged.

  • 54 flood-related deaths have been reported to date.

  • Partners are responding to floods with prepositioned supplies, however stocks are quickly being depleted and must be replenished to sustain response.

20 Aug 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • An estimated 171,700 people have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods across 13 states in Sudan, according to the government’s Humanitarian Aid Commission and partners.

  • In total, 22,634 homes have been destroyed and 11,702 damaged.

  • Majority of people affected require emergency shelter and household supplies; water, sanitation and hygiene services; food, health, vector control and draining of stagnant water.

30 Jun 2019 description
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• 13,000 people affected by heavy rains and flash floods across the country.

• Authorities in Sennar State will provide all required assistance to people affected by floods.

• ICRC assists 138,000 people facing food insecurity with seeds and tools.

• Food consumption gaps expected in parts of Red Sea,
Kassala, Gedaref, Blue Nile,
West Kordofan, North Kordofan, South Kordofan, and Greater Darfur - FEWS NET.

FIGURES 2018

# people targeted for aid in Sudan (2019 HRP) 4.4 million

26 Jun 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Humanitarian partners bolster contingency planning activites in advance of possible demonstrations scheduled on 30 June

• Schools throughout Sudan are set to open after up to 3 week delay due to safety concerns.

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20 Jun 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• In South Darfur, Kalma IDP camp’s senior community leader, Sheikh Ali, died.
• Partners are responsing to flooding in North and South Darfur.
• Over a period of less than two weeks, some 4,100 South Sudanese have fled to open areas in Khartoum as well as camps in White Nile State following attacks on South Sudanese on 5-6 June.
• Demonstrations continue in Khartoum.

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17 Jun 2019 description

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  • At least 1,600 South Sudanese refugees (320 families) have relocated to the Bantiu ‘open area’ following the 5-6 June attacks on South Sudanese in Omdurman.

  • There is risk of more attacks on South Sudanese refugees in Khartoum, UNHCR said.

  • In East Darfur, a team from the State Ministry of Health carried out last week a rapid needs assessment of an estimated 4,000 people who were displaced to Ed Daein town from the Hijilij village.

13 Jun 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The nation-wide disruption of the internet services and unreliable phone network since 3 June is significantly hampering humanitarian operations.

  • Out of 14 main hospitals in Khartoum, 13 are open and one is closed.

11 Jun 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Majority of public health hospitals resumed emergency maternal care services; however, access to health care services for pregnant women is still limited.

  • Port and customs offices at Port Sudan are open and functional today.

  • The funding for the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2019 remains at US$257 million, or 22.4 per cent of the total requirements of $1.2 billion.

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10 Jun 2019 description

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  • The leaders of Sudan's main opposition group urged to continue the two day general strike as part of the nationwide civil disobedience campaign for another day demanding the transfer of power to a civilian government.

  • WHO has continued scaling up advocacy for access to health care including for women and children.

  • Two main maternity hospitals in Khartoum resumed partial provision of services today.

09 Jun 2019 description

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  • Sudan's main opposition group called a nationwide civil disobedience campaign on 9 June demanding the transfer of power to a civilian government. Public transportation is reportedly barely functioning, and most commercial banks, companies and markets are closed in Khartoum.

  • Half a million people in Khartoum and Darfur could be affected if medical supplies are not available, another quarter million people at risk of not being provided maternity services.

08 Jun 2019 description

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  • Humanitarian partners are facing challenges to bring supplies from Port Sudan to Khartoum and elsewhere mainly due to lengthy customs clearance and obtaining required permits from relevant bodies. There are also challenges in moving supplies across state lines.

  • WHO and health sector partners continue to replenish seven hospitals in Khartoum, Bahri and Omdurman with emergency care kits, medicines and supplies to ensure services for the treatment of wounded patients.

07 Jun 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• A violent raid by security personnel on the sit-in protest area in Khartoum on 3 June, resulted in 52 people killed and 784 injured, according to the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and World Health Organization (WHO). The actual number of injured people may be higher as this number reflects information from hospitals.

• The United Nations Secretary-General urged the Sudanese authorities to facilitate an independent investigation of the deaths and to hold those responsible accountable.

30 May 2019 description
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• Measles and polio vaccination campaign reaches 9.1 million out of the 11 million children targeted across the country.

• About 2,600 people flee North Jebel Marra and take refuge in Kurmul and Thurragway villages in Central Jebel Marra.

• An estimated 6,000 IDPs arrive in Otash IDP camp as of 12 May 2019 from the Jebel Marra mountains.

• Premises of aid organizations in Buram town (South Darfur) looted.

• Despite a good harvest, food insecurity persists due to economic vulnerability - CFSA.

12 May 2019 description
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• Over 8 million people vaccinated against yellow fever in Blue Nile, Sennar and El Gezira states.

• CERF receives $26.4 million to respond to urgent life-saving humanitarian needs in Sudan.

• Water shortages in Hameedia IDP camp are due to insufficient supplies of diesel fuel needed to run the water pumping stations.

• Government-led crop assessment indicates that for the 2018 harvest, cereal production is about 8.2 million tons, 57 per cent up from 2017.