Humanitarian Bulletin Sudan Issue 27 | 29 June – 5 July 2015
In this issue HIGHLIGHTS
Massive influx of S. Sudanese refugees P.1
• Over 38,000 South
Blue Nile: 37,800 returnees need aid P.2
Sudanese refugees arrived in
S. Kordofan: 35,000 IDPs in El Abassiya P.3
Sudan in June alone.
Darfur: gaps in education in the state P.4
• In Blue Nile State, about 37,800 Sudanese refugee returnees require aid,
Refugee women in White Nile’s Al Alagaya receiving food aid (WFP)
according to the Wali (Governor). • Out of the estimated 184,800 displaced people in South Kordofan some 35,000 are in El Abassiya locality, according to HAC. • Only 29 per cent of the education sector needs in Sudan have been funded. • Aid organisations support some 4,000 vulnerable people in North Darfur with agricultural assistance.
FIGURES 3.1 million
IDPs in Darfur (to date)
Refugees in Sudan (excluding S. Sudanese) (UNHCR)
South Sudanese refugees in Sudan - since 15 Dec 2013 (UNHCR)
1.04 billion requested in 2015 (US$)
According to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), just over 38,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan during the month of June, marking the largest monthly arrival rate to Sudan since the conflict broke out in December 2013. In the week ending 30 June, 7,241 refugees arrived in the country, representing over 1,000 arrivals per day. This brings the total number of arrivals in 2015 to 72,296. Refugees are arriving in White Nile, South Kordofan, West Kordofan and Khartoum states. In Kharasana, West Kordofan, a further 2,368 refugees have arrived in the last week bringing the total from the recent influx to 15,110 refugees. In South Kordofan 2,576 refugees have arrived, the majority of whom went to Abu Jubaiha town and Greid village. In White Nile State, 1,822 refugees have arrived. The total number of South Sudanese arrivals in Sudan now stands at 187,747, of whom over 101,000 have received some form of humanitarian assistance, according to UNHCR.
Response to the needs of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan
Displaced people in Sudan
Massive influx of South Sudanese refugees with over 38,000 arriving in the last month
Extension of three refugee sites in White Nile State – Al Alagaya, El Redis II and Al Kashafa – is underway with demarcation of the additional space in progress. Emergency tents have already been erected to cope with the refugee influx as shelter materials are delivered. In preparation for the rainy season, a three-month supply of Super Cereals (142 MT) was pre-positioned in the five sites of Al Kashafa, El Redis I, El Redis II, Jouri and Um Sangor.
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Monthly food distributions will continue in Al Alagaya and Dabat Bosin sites, as they remain accessible. In Jouri site, the State Ministry of Health (SMoH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) constructed three communal shelters, a laboratory and a pharmacy. In Um Sangor site, the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) constructed a health clinic comprising of a screening room, a nutrition room, a laboratory and a pharmacy. The clinic is staffed with a doctor, a medical assistant, two nurses, two midwives and a lab technician. However, there is no ambulance available in the camp and referrals are transported by car. With the exception of Dabat Bosin, the amount of water available at the other refugee sites in White Nile State has fallen below 10 litres per person per day, not meeting SPHERE recommendation of 15 litres per person per day. The water availability and latrine coverage in El Redis II has been particularly affected by the large number of an estimated 8,000 new arrivals in the