Sudan’s PM says normalization with Israel requires societal dialogue

(KHARTOUM) - Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok stressed the need to reach a minimum agreement between the Sudanese on normalization with Israel, due to the existence of disagreement on this matter. During the first session of the economic conference in Khartoum on Saturday, Hamdok spoke about the normalization of relations with Israel during his response to comments and questions by the participants. Some of the public supported normalization with Israel saying…

Peace and removal from terror list would get Sudan out of economic crisis: al-Burhan

(KHARTOUM) - The head of the Sovereign Council on Saturday called for the use of peace and Sudan’s removal from the terror list to get the country out of the endemic economic crisis. In a speech at the opening session of an economic conference organized by the government, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said that the deterioration of the national economy has reached its peak and that Sudanese can no longer endure…

Help Sudan Weave ‘Patchwork’ of Peace Deals into ‘Single, Unfractured Vision of Future’, Senior United Nations Officials Urge Security Council

Permanent Representative Underlines Khartoum’s Commitment to Civilian Protection, Calls Urgently for Lifting Sanctions On the heels of considerable political progress in Sudan, the global community should help the country weave together its patchwork of recent peace agreements into a “single, unfractured vision of the future”, senior officials said today, as they briefed the Security Council on latest developments. Key to that vision, they said, should be efforts to ease the…

UNHCR strengthens support to South Sudan’s government’s search for durable solutions for millions of forcibly displaced

SOUTH SUDAN. UNHCR Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa, Ambassador Mohamed Affey, concluded a High-Level mission to renew the joint commitment to find durable solutions for millions of forcibly displaced people in the region. UNHCR, the UN refugee Agency, strengthens its support to South Sudan’s Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity’s search for a comprehensive and lasting solutions for those forcibly displaced in the region. With 1.6 million internally…

IOM Jonglei State Event Tracking Report Uror County (Publication date: 24 September 2020)

Persistent rainfall in Uror County of Jonglei State throughout July and August 2020 led to the flooding of the Fulus / Shwal River causing temporary displacement and disruption in service provision to more than 32,197 individuals (5,840 households). Through a network of DTM focal points and in coordination with other humanitarian partners and authorities, monitoring teams have mapped nineteen locations (villages and neighbourhoods) of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) affected by…

South Sudan: Tonj East County, Warrap State Event Tracking Report, 25 September 2020

On 16 September 2020, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Emergency Event Tracking to capture information about flood induced displacement in Tonj East County of Warrap State. DTM found that 10,269 individuals, (1,653 households) were displaced between 5 September and 16 September 2020 to neighbouring payams within Tonj East. The floods affected Ananatak, Wunlit, Makuac, Paliang, Palel and Paweng payams. Information gathered through key informant interviews indicate that IDPs found…

South Sudan: Tonj North County, Warrap State Event Tracking Report, 25 September 2020

On 10 September 2020, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Emergency Event Tracking to capture information about localized conflict induced displacement in Tonj North County of Warrap State. DTM found that 23,186 individuals, (4,219 households) were displaced between 10 July and 10 September 2020 to neighbouring payams within Tonj North. The clashes affected Awul, Kirik, and Rual-Bet payams. Information gathered through key informant interviews indicate that IDPs found refuge among…

South Sudan: Pibor UNMISS Adjacent Area Flow Monitoring Summary (7–18 August 2020)

The first half of 2020 was marked by an escalation in sub-national and localized violence throughout the country and Jonglei State and the Greater Pibor Administrative Area (GPAA) have been major hotspots for such violence. Since early 2020, there has been renewed displacement, attacks on humanitarian supplies and personnel and civilian abuses in central and southern parts of Jonglei, as well as lowland Pibor. Following the large-scale attack on Pieri…