Press Releases

08 Aug 2012
Sudan: Humanitarian progress in Sudan, but significant challenges remain (EN/AR)

(Khartoum, 8 August 2012) Relative stability in many parts of Darfur has meant that since January 2011 some 178,000 people have been able to return to their areas of origin. To ensure that these returns are sustainable, humanitarian actors are working to ensure that basic services are delivered in areas of return.

Incidents of fighting and new displacement, along with concerns over food insecurity following a poor harvest season mean, however, that many challenges...

07 Jun 2012
Sudan: CERF gives $882,075 to provide life-saving transport assistance to stranded South Sudanese

7 June 2012 : Following the independence of South Sudan on 9 July 2011, South Sudanese were given a transition period until 8 April 2012 to either regularise their status in Sudan or to return to South Sudan. An estimated 12,000 South Sudanese remain stranded in Kosti way-station in Sudan, a transit centre on the Nile that was originally established to accommodate 1,200 people. However, the majority of South Sudanese in Sudan do not possess legal documentation that would...

07 Mar 2012
Sudan: CERF allocates $1.6 million to diphtheria outbreak

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13 Dec 2011
Sudan: 2012 UN and Partners Work Plan for Sudan: US$ 1.06 billion needed for Humanitarian & Recovery assistance

[13 December 2011, KHARTOUM] The United Nations and its partners in Sudan requires $1.06 billion for humanitarian and early recovery projects in 2012 as outlined in the United Nations and Partners Humanitarian Work Plan for Sudan 2012. The Work Plan encompasses 331 projects across twelve sectors.

At a joint press conference in Khartoum today, Dr. Mohammed Fadolalla, acting Commissioner for the Humanitarian Aid...

06 Dec 2011
Sudan: Emergency Relief Coordinator’s key messages on South Kordofan and Blue Nile, Sudan

6 December 2011 · Issue Number 2

I. Key Messages

  1. My planned visit to Sudan to discuss the need for free and unfettered access for humanitarian assessment and assistance in South Kordofan and Blue Nile States was, at the last minute, postponed by the Government of Sudan. I hope to be able to re-schedule this visit as a matter of urgency.

  2. Given the continued denial of access to South Kordofan and Blue Nile States we must now plan for...