South Sudan: UN launches massive humanitarian operation after inter-communal clashes
3 January, 2012
3 December 2011: UNMISS Force Commander Moses Obi talking to displaced people in Pibor, Jonglei state. Credit: UNMISS
Security in Jonglei state improves, but “the humanitarian situation is grim,” says UN Humanitarian Coordinator Lise Grande
The UN is mounting a “massive emergency support programme...
Sudan: Prolonged fighting in South Kordofan continues to severely affect hundreds of thousands of people
3 January, 2012
June 2011: People gather outside the UN peacekeeping mission’s compound in Kadugli, South Kordofan after fleeing fighting that erupted in the town during the first week of June. Credit: UNMIS/Paul Banks
Aid workers remain concerned about food security and health issues in conflict areas.
Sudan: More than 4 million people need help as conflict and displacement continues into 2012
16 December, 2011
More than $1bn needed to help people cope with protracted conflict in Darfur, and new crises in Blue Nile and South Kordofan.
UN calls for more than $1bn to help people cope with protracted conflict in Darfur, and new crises in Blue Nile and South Kordofan.
The UN has called for US$1.06 billion to help 4...
UN condemns bombardment of refugee camp in South Sudan
11 November, 2011
Meeting with Nuba refugees at Yida Camp. Credit: SUDO UK
Aerial attack hits temporary camp for 20,000 people who have fled fighting in South Kordofan.
Lisa Grande, the UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, today strongly condemned yesterday’s aerial bombardment which struck a...
Sudan: Aid agencies face extremely limited access in conflict-torn southern states
24 October, 2011
Sudan: Humanitarian Snapshot, 24 October 2011. Source: ReliefWeb
New OCHA map shows hundreds of thousands of displaced people remain out of reach, despite serious humanitarian needs.
Humanitarian organizations continue to face extremely limited access to people who urgently help in Sudan, a new map...