Sudan situation reports
Sudan in the Monthly Highlights
Insecurity and movement restrictions limit humanitarian access in many parts of South Kordofan. The humanitarian community has proposed a three-day ceasefire to allow aid to reach affected communities and to relieve UN staff currently caught in Kadugli. As Health Cluster lead agency, WHO requested that all partners identify needed medicines and supplies in the health facilities they support so that these can be urgently transported once the ceasefire takes place.
Following clashes between northern and southern forces, the North Sudanese army has reportedly taken control of Abyei Area. Most of the population has left Abyei Town and more are expected to flee south in the coming days (Abyei area has an estimated population of 110 000).
The referendum was completed with only sporadic clashes reported in some areas, especially in and around Abyei Region and Upper Nile State. The required 60%-of-voters turnout has reportedly been reached. Abyei, where the referendum still needs to be held, remains the key area of contention.
- UN Sudan Assistance Bulletin - 18 November 2003 [pdf, 215 KB]
- WHO Kassala Floods report and special appeal - 10 August 2003 [pdf, 1209 KB]
- A Strategic Framework for Recovery - April 2003 [pdf, 1206 KB]
- Post-conflict Strategic Framework for WHO - September 2002 [pdf]
- WHO Priorities and nedds for the second half of 2002 - June 2002 [.doc, 272 KB]