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...
Interview: OCHA Mogadishu Head of Office
11 April, 2013
Displaced families in Mogadishu, Somalia. Credit: OCHA
Efforts are underway to relocate displaced people in Mogadishu’s squatter settlements.
More than 360,000 people displaced by conflict live in makeshift tents in crowded conditions in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. OCHA is working with humanitarian...