The new cooperation agreement signed between IOM, the Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) and the State Ministry of Education (SMoE) in North Darfur signed a long-term commitment towards the improvement of the living conditions of IDPs, vulnerable migrants and mobile populations in Sudan.
Over 16,500 vulnerable displaced people across Sudan assisted with Emergency Shelters and Non Food Items in preparation for the rainy season
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Sudan Mission has provided life-saving Emergency Shelter and Non-Food Items (ES/NFIs) assistance to 16,525 vulnerable Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across three states in Sudan in 2015. It is projected that by the end of 2015, 65,000 vulnerable IDPs will benefit from multi-donor funding of ongoing ES/NFI projects.”
29,000 vulnerable people in Ammar Jaded, Central Darfur now have access to safe drinking water and over 1,150 emergency latrines
“We just ask Allah, when will we be able to stay in one place and not be scared?” The words of Mohammed Omer, 58 year old unemployed farmer are echoed throughout the village of Ammar Jaded.
Ammar Jaded is a village located in Central Darfur, Sudan. Mohammed Omer lives here with his two wives and 14 children. Before their displacement, Mohammed used to work as a farmer, harvesting and selling his crops in the local markets in Dar El-Salam, where they were originally settled.
Following the start of the Yemen crisis in March 2015, IOM Sudan has assisted in the evacuation of stranded Third Country Nationals (TCNs). The Republic of Sudan has been used as an evacuation hub and humanitarian bridge with a total of 1,347 TCNs thus far evacuated on chartered flights departing from Sana’a, Yemen to Khartoum, Sudan since 12 April 2015. Since the conflict began, IOM has supervised 10 flights to Sudan, and one each to Ethiopia and Somalia.
Ambassador of Japan to Sudan H.E. Mr. Hideki Ito has visited IOM projects in Zam Zam displacement camp, North Darfur, which have been funded by the Government of Japan since 2014, these projects focus on breaking the cycle of aid dependency of internally displaced people (IDPs).