Sudan: Humanitarian access remains difficult despite improved security
23 June, 2011
In South Kordofan, the security situation in and around the capital Kadugli has generally been calm from 19 to 21 June, although there are reports of three Explosive Remnants of War (ERW)-related incidents in Kadugli by the UN Mine Action Office (UNMAO). Most of the displaced people who had...
Sudan: Poor transportation severely limits humanitarian access to the displaced
20 June, 2011
In South Kordofan, the security situation in and around the capital Kadugli remained unpredictable. Heavy fighting was reported on 17 June in the Heiban-Kauda-Um Dorien area, according to the latest OCHA situation report.
While Kauda airstrip remains useable, Kadugli airport was closed for...
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....