Sudan: Old crisis, new challenges in Darfur
20 May, 2013
May 2013, El Sereif, Darfur: Women collect water in El Sereif, North Darfur. Darfur has been in a state of crisis for 10 years, but the condition of camps set up to support people displaced has been deteriorating. Photo: UNAMID
A shrinking humanitarian community in Darfur means that hundreds of thousands...
Sudan: Building roads and trust in Darfur
13 May, 2013
2013, Darfur, Sudan: Community members build a road near the village Yathriba in Central Darfur. They are working as part of a cash-for-work programme that is run by the NGO ACTED, with support from the OCHA-managed Common Humanitarian Fund. Credit: OCHA
In Darfur, a cash-for-work programme is building...
South Sudan: Innovation in delivering aid to refugees
10 May, 2013
April 2013, Maban, South Sudan: Healthcare workers from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) talk with new arrivals to the Doro refugee camp about a recent outbreak of Hepatitis E. The outbreak has affected over 9,000 people across the four camps where people fleeing conflict in Sudan’s Blue...
Somalia: Displaced people hit hardest by flooding
6 May, 2013
A boy walks through receding flood waters in Cabuduwaaq, Galgaduud region in central Somalia where at least 2,500 people were affected by flash floods in March 2013. Credit: OCHA/R. Geekie
In central Somalia, flash-flooding has exacerbated the vulnerability of thousands of displaced people, an issue that...
Sudan/South Sudan: “When peace returns to Blue Nile, we will return.”
23 April, 2013
Dawn breaks at the Doro refugee camp in the north-east of South Sudan. Since late 2011, 115,000 people have fled conflict in Sudan’s Blue Nile State, seeking refuge in camps across the border in South Sudan. Credit: OCHA
Since 2011, conflict in Sudan’s Blue Nile State has displaced or severely affected 300...