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Friday that 500,000 people have been affected by floods in Sudan so far. The figure was provided by Sudan's Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC). HAC estimates that a total of 106,000 families (about 530,000 people) in 16 States across Sudan (plus Abyei)
The Human Rights Watch demanded that Israeli forces should immediately end unlawful demolitions of Palestinian homes and other structures in Occupied Palestinian Territory. The demolitions have displaced at least 79 Palestinians since August 19,
Keeping it simple Crowdsourcing is not plug-and-play, said Albon. Setting up a successful crowdsourcing system involves far more than simply installing software like the Ushahidi platform. It also requires training staff, conducting risk evaluations,
Khartoum The Sudanese Interior Minister announced that so far, 40,000 households have been affected by rains and floods in the country. He also said that 53 people and 3,000 cattle have died, 77 people were injured, and 251 public institutions'
Mark Cutts held a a press conference in Khartoum highlighting challenges Sudan still faces...In South Kordofan and Blue Nile over a million people have been displaced or severely affected by the war since Septmber 2011. Fourty-seven aid workers have
Darfur has seen a new wave of fighting in many areas in 2013. More than 300,000 people have had to flee their homes to escape violence since the beginning of the year, including over 35,000 people who have crossed the borders into Chad and the
Including 36 of the mandate of the River Nile north of the country, while the White Nile today surrounded hundreds of homes along the adjacent strip of mountain reservoir and even Alkalakla area in the south-
Global population growth (currently at seven billion and growing by 1.096 percent per year, according to the CIA fact book), with the highest growth rates in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of southern Asia, will magnify existing pressures of food
The evolving humanitarian field, with multiple new actors, an ongoing IT-led information explosion, and a growing focus on accountability and coordination is reshaping the role of aid workers and the future skills they will need. Volunteer high-tech