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South Sudan’s Kiir directs to vacate newcomers from IDPs land

December 10, 2018 (JUBA) - December South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has directed to ensure that the returnees can regain possession of their homes when they return to their areas of origin.
The directive was announced Monday after a meeting of the National Security Committee Council (NSCC) chaired by President Kiir held at the presidency in Juba on Monday.
The Minister of Interior and NSCC Spokesperson Michael Chienjiek said the Council listened to the security reports from the chief (...)

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South Sudan,
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FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

International community provides only 35% of refugee needs in Sudan: minister

December 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Minister of Interior Ahmed Bilal Osman has described the international community's support rendered to refugees in Sudan as “poor” saying it doesn't exceed 35% of their actual needs.
Speaking on a talk show broadcasted by the state-run Radio Omdurman Friday, Osman said the host communities bear the largest burden in providing water, education, health and other services to the refugees.
He demanded the international community to bear its full responsibility (...)

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Sudan,
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Co-exist peacefully with host, S. Sudanese refugees advised

December 4, 2018 (ADJUMANI) – South Sudanese refugees living in Nyumanzi, a refugee camp in Uganda's northwestern district of Adjumani have been urged to co-exist peacefully with the host community.
About 43,000 South Sudanese refugees live in Nyumanzi, officials say.
Speaking at an essay award giving ceremony for primary school pupils who excelled, Daud Gideon, the Executive Director for Remembering The Ones We Lost, lauded all those who participated in the contest, which attracted 89 (...)

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Uganda,
South Sudanese in Uganda,
Humanitarian

16,000 people displaced from Jebel Marra since September: UNAMID

December 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) chief, Jeremiah Mamabolo, on Sunday said thousands of people have been displaced due to continued clashes between government forces and armed groups in Darfur.
Speaking at a press conference in Khartoum on Sunday, Mamabolo said 16,000 people have been displaced to camps in the various localities of Jebel Marra in south and central Darfur since September.
He pointed out that repeated skirmishes between armed (...)

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Darfur peacekeeping mission (UNAMID),
Humanitarian

Sudan extends for 6 months humanitarian corridor to South Sudan

November 30, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) said it has extended for 6 months the humanitarian corridor to deliver assistance to South Sudan.
HAC commissioner in the White Nile State Abdel-Gawi Hamid said 18 humanitarian aid caravans have been dispatched to the border town of Al-Rank, saying the aid corridor has been extended for further 6 months.
He said the caravans include 24 trucks carrying 20,000 sacks of sorghum (1000 tons), saying it has been dispatched (...)

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Sudan,
South Sudan,
Humanitarian,
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Sudan asks EU to provide further funding for refugees

November 24, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government has asked the European Union (EU) to provide additional support to meet the pressing needs of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Sudan's Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Ahmed on Friday met with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, in Brussels.
In a press release on Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Babiker al-Siddiq said the meeting discussed the situation in Sudan (...)

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Europe,
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AU provides $100,000 for returnees in Sudan’s Two Areas

October 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) The African Union (AU) has granted the Sudanese government $100,000 to support the returnees in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states vowing further funding for humanitarian work in the war-affected areas.
Sudan's Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Ahmed Mohamed Adam on Thursday met with the permanent representative of the AU Committee on Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Returnees Didoin Nabar Ashimana.
In press statements following the meeting, Adam (...)

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Sudan,
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U.S. provides $16 million for refugees in Sudan: minister

October 16, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Minister of Interior Ahmed Bilal Osman on Tuesday said the United States has granted $16 million to meet the needs of refugees in Sudan.
The semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) has quoted Osman as saying he met with the U.S. delegation on the sidelines of the 69th session of the Executive Committee of UN Higher Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva.
He pointed out that he briefed the U.S. delegation on Sudan's efforts to hosting refugees, saying (...)

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Humanitarian,
United States (US)

Sudan urges SPLM-N to accept UN humanitarian proposal for Two Areas

October 13, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government on Saturday has called on the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) to accept the UN humanitarian proposal for the Two Areas.
The Sudanese army has been fighting the SPLM-N rebels in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan, also known as the Two Areas since 2011.
Last month, Sudan agreed to an initiative from the UN to deliver humanitarian assistance to civilians in the rebel-controlled areas in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan (...)

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Government peace talks with SPLM-N ,
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Meet S. Sudan’s extraordinary blind man

Have you ever stumbled upon a visually impaired head teacher who has not let any obstacles take course of his faith or any other disadvantaged person who uses his disadvantages to elevate others? Well, meet...

Sudan accepts UN humanitarian proposal for the Two-Areas

September 27, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) Thursday agreed UN initiative to deliver humanitarian assistance to civilians in the rebel-controlled areas in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states.
In a press conference held in Khartoum, HAC General Commissioner Ahmed Mohamed Adam made the government official declaration adding they received the initiative earlier this year for the first time and was renewed last June.
He further said that they delayed their (...)

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Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army - North (SPLM-N/SPLA-N),
South Sudan,
Humanitarian,
Government peace talks with SPLM-N ,
FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

South Sudanese medic wins top UN accolade

September 25, 2018 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese surgeon has been named the 2018 winner of the Nansen Refugee Award supported by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the refugee agency said on Tuesday.
Evan Atar Adaha will be honoured for his outstanding 20-year commitment to providing medical services to people forced to flee conflict and persecution in Sudan and South Sudan.
The statement said that Atar runs the only functional hospital in Bunj, in the northeastern (...)

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South Sudan,
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UNHCR - United Nations Refugee Agency

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