Sudan: Humanitarian assistance constrained as insecurity in South Kordofan increases
14 June, 2011
Residents of Kadugli gathered outside UNMIS after fleeing fighting in Kadugli town. Credit: UNMIS/Paul Banks
After fighting broke out in South Kordofan on 6 June, the displaced population has increased to over 53,000. Humanitarian agencies are providing assistance to affected areas-where security permits...
Sudan: Abyei displacement now estimated at 96,000
8 June, 2011
Children play in a returnee camp on the outskirts of Aweil in Northern Bar El Ghazal, Southern Sudan. Credit: IRIN/Siegfried Modola
The security situation in Abyei remains tense and unpredictable with reports of sporadic gunfire, and tukuls being burnt. As of 5 June, some 96,000 people are estimated to...
Sudan: Humanitarian operations gain momentum
3 June, 2011
Registration of displaced persons in Turalei by IOM. Credit: IRIN/Maryline Dumas
Humanitarian activities to support people affected by the recent violence in Abyei continue to scale up despite challenges, including heavy rains and insecurity in some areas.
Humanitarian activities to support people...
Sudan: Humanitarian needs among displaced remain high
1 June, 2011
Displaced people fleeing fighting in Abyei, now in Agok. Sudan. May 2008. Renewed hostilities between the Sudanese army and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) in Abyei are likely to worsen the humanitarian needs in the region and could affect aid operations. Credit: UNMIS/Tim McKulka...
Sudan: UN and partners scale up response for Abyei displaced
28 May, 2011
A girl at a returnee camp near Gok Machar, Northern Bar El Ghazal, Southern Sudan. Credit: IRIN/Siegfried Modola
Since the violence erupted in Abyei almost a week ago, tens of thousands of people have fled their homes. As of 26 May, it was estimated that more than 30,000 people have made their way south...