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UN provides US $20 million for food security in Sudan

  Khartoum, May30 (Darfur24) The UN hummantrian Coordinator in Sudan Khaliata Lo Ndrage has announced a grand of US $ 20million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for Sudan.. "This grand Will allow the procurement and distribution of seeds, provide critical nutrition and WASH services and support crop...


UN launches political process to end crisis in Sudan

  KHARTOUM, Jan. 8(Darfur24) -The United Nations (UN) on Saturday announced the launch of a UN-facilitated intra-Sudanese political process to end the political crisis in the country.   Volker Perthes, head of UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), in consultation with Sudanese and international partners, is formally launching...


UN Security Council Holds Meeting on GERD  

July 9, 2021- (Nyala) The United Nations Security Council tackled a bitter regional dispute on Thursday over a massive dam built by Ethiopia on the main tributary of the Nile River.   The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is the source of an almost decade-long diplomatic standoff between Ethiopia and...


 U.N. Security Council to discuss GERD crisis this week

  July 7, 2021 -The United Nations called on Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on Tuesday to recommit to talks on the operation of a giant hydropower dam, urging them to avoid any unilateral action, a day after Ethiopia began filling the dam's reservoir.   The U.N. Security Council will likely...


UN: 10 million people are acutely food insecure in Sudan

  The latest assessment projects conducted by the International Patent Classification  (IPC) indicate that nearly 10 million people - more than 21 percent of Sudan's total population - are acutely food insecure and need urgent humanitarian assistance during the period from June to September 2021. According to a report by...


UN distributes aid to 2,500 students in the SPLM-controlled areas

The United Nations has  revealed that it  distributed  humanitarian aid to about 2,500 students for the first time in the areas controlled by the popular movement led by Abdel Aziz Al-Hilu. According to the World Food  programme For the first time in ten years, United Nations humanitarian agencies have been able to access conflict-affected...


UN Secretary-General condemns looting of former UNAMID site in Darfur

  The Secretary-General of the United Nations Mr. Antonio Guterres has condemned the looting and vandalism of the former UNAMID mission premises in Saraf Omra in North Darfur. UNAMID handed over the site to the Sudanese authorities after the end of the Hybrid mission's mandate in December 2020. In a...


UNITAMS Chief Arrives in Sudan

Darfur24-Khartoum Mr. Volker Peretz has officially assumed his duties as the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sudan and head of the United Nations Integrated Mission to Support the Transition in Sudan UNITAMS, upon his arrival in Khartoum on Tuesday. Upon arrival,  Mr. Peretz was received by Ambassador Omar...


UN: Roadblocks impede delivery of humanitarian aid to IDPs in El-Geneina

Darfur24-El-Geneina Over 97,000 people have been displaced from villages in the vicinity of El-Geneina , West Darfur , taking shelter in government institutions in downtown El-Genena. The new wave of displacement was triggered by the recent tribal fighting between Arabs and non-Arab tribes that left nearly 130 people dead and...

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