Statement attributable to the United Nations Country Team in Sudan United Nations Hopes for Positive Decision on US Sanctions Relief
Jul 10, 2017
The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Sudan acknowledges that there has been a marked improvement in humanitarian access over the past six months, since Executive Order 13761 was signed on 13 January 2017, as a result of improved engagement between the Government of Sudan and humanitarian actors
United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator met with H. E. the Assistant to the President of Sudan
Jul 9, 2017
The meeting discussed the future of development in the country and the objectives of sustainable development goals and various development projects in Sudan. The meeting also discussed the humanitarian situation in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.
Children continue to bear the brunt of multiple emergencies in Sudan UNICEF urgently requires US$22 million to provide lifesaving response for over 100,000 children
Jun 29, 2017
Over the last few months, Sudan has faced multiple emergencies with the rapid spread of suspected cases of acute watery diarrhea across 12 of its 18 states, a significant influx of South Sudanese refugees, and high rates of malnutrition, especially in the Jebel Marra Area of Central Darfur.
Land for Life: North Darfur Project Wins Global Award
Jun 19, 2017
The project’s many activities in Wadi El Ku include establishing five community forests, irrigating 315 hectares of land, rehabilitating existing water retention structures, reseeding 1,214 hectares of rangeland and setting up a water management committee. Severe environmental degradation and changing rainfall patterns have seen more frequent droughts and flash floods in Darfur. With less water, crop yields have fallen and farmers have had to cultivate more and more land to feed their families. This puts them in conflict with pastoralists, who also need the land for cattle grazing.
UN Environment and Practical Action Sudan
Jun 19, 2017
The Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (ECO-DRR) in North Darfur, a pilot project, was implemented by UN Environment in partnership with the State Government of North Darfur, Practical Action Sudan and community-based organizations in 2012-2015, with support from the European Union. The interventions have resulted in a dramatic increase of 17.5 times of water retention
- Strengthening Land Management For Peaceful Co-Existence in Darfur -Sudan Jun 15, 2017