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...
Sudan: Heavy fighting in Abyei causes massive displacement
23 May, 2011
On 19 May, an UNMIS convoy transporting Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Joint Integration Units (JIU) equipment and soldiers came under fire. The convoy was transporting 200 SAF troops to Abyei as part of the Kadugli Agreement deployment plan, aimed at defusing tensions in the disputed border...