Huge crowds gather in Sudan to demand civilian rule

Huge crowds formed outside Sudan’s defence ministry on Thursday, joining a sit-in protest to demand that the country’s transitional military council hand power to civilians.

Hundreds of thousands packed the streets by early evening – the largest crowds to gather …

Dozens of African Refugees Flown from Unstable Libya to Niger

The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) reports 163 refugees from sub-Saharan Africa, who were detained in horrific conditions in Libya, have been flown out of the battle-scarred country to safety in Niger.

The plane landed in Niger’s capital, Niamey, early Friday. …

A tale of two women: Reaching across the political divide to push for peace in Yei

We are tired. We are losing our husbands, we are losing our children. How long are we going to talk about peace? cries Alice Senna Philip, as she sits alongside other weeping women in a dark, humid tukul (hut) in …

South Sudan Operation Overview – March 2019

Background

The Logistics Cluster facilitates the coordination of the logistics response in support of the humanitarian community. Furthermore, it provides information management products to support effective decision making of humanitarian organisations in South Sudan. Where logistics gaps are identified, WFP, …

Sudan’s Protesters Rally Against Military Rule in Khartoum

The main protest group camped out in Khartoum since the ouster of former President Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese Professionals Association, called for a mass rally Thursday. Protesters are demanding that the transitional military council, which replaced Bashir and says it …

South Sudan: Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), 15 April 2019

This document provides an overview of the river transport services facilitated by the Logistics Cluster, how humanitarian actors responding to the crisis in South Sudan may access them, and the conditions under which these services are to be provided.

The …

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 15 (8 – 14 April 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEW

A new FMP was opened in Lutaya (Yei County), bringing the total number of EVD-related FMPs within South Sudan to 14. Six additional FMPs are operated in cooperation with DTM Uganda on the Ugandan side of the border …

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