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August 20 - 2017 DARFUR / EL GEZIRA / SENNAR / NORTHERN STATE

Cholera still spreading in Sudan; UN mission visits Central Darfur

At least ten Darfuris died of cholera last week. A joint UN-Sudanese mission visited Central Darfur “to report on gaps and challenges in the Acute Watery Diarrhoea response activities”....
August 20 - 2017 DARFUR / WEST KORDOFAN

Darfur, West Kordofan ‘ready for disarmament campaign’

Officials in Darfur and Kordofan have expressed their readiness to start the nationwide disarmament campaign announced by Khartoum last month. In El Fasher, capital of North Darfur,...
August 20 - 2017 PORT SUDAN / KASSALA / WAD MADANI

‘Human trafficking crimes increasing in eastern Sudan’

Residents of Red Sea state in eastern Sudan reported an increase in crimes concerning refugees and asylum seekers, including kidnappings, in the region. “The number of abductions...
August 20 - 2017 NIERTETI / ZAMZAM

Heavy rains kill two boys, destroy 80 homes in Darfur

Two boys died in heavy rainfall that hit Central and North Darfur on Thursday. At least 80 displaced families in Nierteti, south-west of Jebel Marra, lost their homes. “On Thursday...
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Man killed, girl gang-raped in Darfur

August 20 - 2017 KUTUM / HIJEIR TONO

On Thursday, militants shot a construction worker dead in North Darfur. A displaced girl was raped and abducted by five South Darfur gunmen.

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August 20 - 2017 EL FASHER

Unamid leaves base in North Darfur’s El Malha

Unamid has officially handed its team site in El Malha locality in North Darfur to the Sudanese government on Wednesday. In a press release, Unamid said the withdrawal is part...

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August 17 - 2017 SINGA / EL GEDAREF / SENNAR

Cholera: New deaths and infections across Sudan

Cholera patients in Salemeen village in El Gedaref in July (RD)
Singa Hospital in Sudan’s Sennar received 16 new cases of cholera during the first half of this week. A woman has died before she could be transferred to hospital, and nine others...
An improvised cholera ward in White Nile state (AP)
August 14 - 2017 SENNAR / CENTRAL DARFUR

Six cholera patients die, 48 new cases recorded in Sudan

Cholera isolation ward in White Nile state (AP)
August 18 - 2017 MURNEI / ED DAMAZIN / SINGA / EL MAHAS

Fifteen cholera dead in West Darfur camp