Sudan: Humanitarian assistance constrained as insecurity in South Kordofan increases
14 June, 2011
Fighting between Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Arm (SPLM/A), including bombardments and artillery shelling, has been reported in 11 of the 19 localities in South Kordofan State, and has spread to Unity State in southern Sudan since the...
Sudan: Abyei displacement now estimated at 96,000
8 June, 2011
The security situation in Abyei remains tense and unpredictable with reports of sporadic gunfire, and tukuls being burnt, according to the latest OCHA situation report.
Population movements remain fluid, but as of 5 June, some 96,000 people are estimated to have been displaced by the Abyei...
Sudan: Humanitarian operations gain momentum
3 June, 2011
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.
As of 1 June, the World Food Programme had assisted 54,588 displaced people from Abyei with over 700 tons of food....
Sudan: Humanitarian needs among displaced remain high
1 June, 2011
Humanitarian partners are working to deliver basic life-saving services to people displaced by recent violence in the Abyei area.
To date, the number of people displaced from the Abyei area is an estimated 60,000 people, mostly concentrated in Warrap State. Displacement from Abyei has also...
Sudan: UN and partners scale up response for Abyei displaced
28 May, 2011
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 and reports of new arrivals continue. Humanitarian partners are scaling up to provide displaced...