News about the Sudan region of Africa :

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The articles listed below include news from, about, or mentioning Sudan, including the countries of Sudan and South Sudan as well as the geographic region of Sudan, located south of the Sahara from western to eastern central Africa.

Humanitarian supplies reach remote areas of South Sudan

Food, vaccines, nutrition supplements and other vital supplies are finally being supplied to Akobo, Jonglei State (South Sudan), near the border with Ethiopia. Aid agencies have also set up emerge...

28 Mar '14 | Humanitarian Aid | South Sudan

Fighting in South Sudan impacts on humanitarian efforts

continuing fighting between government and opposition forces in South Sudan is severely hampering humanitarian efforts. The effects of the conflict on children are horrifying - girls and boys have ...

03 Mar '14 | Humanitarian Crisis | South Sudan

Survey gives key insights into child nutrition and its effects (Sudan)

Data about child nutrition and its effects has been collected as part of the Sudan S3M survey, that took place across Sudan. This is providing valuable information about the difference in performan...

Saudi Arabia supports polio eradication in Niger

Despite the major progress made in reducing the number of cases of polio in Niger in 2010, the country remains at high risk due to ongoing transmission in neighboring countries. The Kingdom of Saud...

16 Dec '11 | Polio | Niger

Challenges face Sudan following historic referendum

After decades of war, southern Sudan is being built up almost from scratch. Over half of the people do not have access to clean drinking water. Three-quarters of its population is illiterate, and t...

07 Jan '11 | South Sudan

Research reveals how dengue fever virus infects living cells

Dengue is transmitted by mosquitoes and infects up to 100 million people each year. People bitten by an infected mosquito first develop a fever, followed by other symptoms such as joint pain, rash ...

12 Oct '10 | Dengue Fever | USA

UNICEF responds in Chad as children escape conflict

UNICEF is assisting thousands of children who are fleeing the conflict in the neighboring Central African Republic (CAR). More than 3,000 new refugees have arrived in Chad, in addition to the 7,000...

03 Apr '09 | Chad

World Water Day in Sudan

World Water Day in Sudan focuses on shared responsibility for management of vital resources incl. access to clean water and adequate sanitation.

21 Mar '09 | Water | Sudan

UNICEF committed to meeting most urgent needs in Sudan

UNICEF is working urgently with its remaining partners in Sudan to address immediate gaps in the provision of life-saving services to children, following the suspension of 16 non-governmental organ...

17 Mar '09 | Humanitarian Aid | Sudan

UNICEF appeals for over $1 billion for children in emergencies

Many countries featured in the report are silent or forgotten emergencies, according to UNICEF Executive Director, Ann M. Veneman. She went on to say that women and children are dying every day du...

27 Jan '09 | Child Welfare | International

Children in conflict: Darfur, the DRC and Gaza

Childrens' organization UNICEF has expressed concern about children in areas of violent conflict, including in Gaza, DRC and Darfur (Sudan). In such circumstances, children are the most vulnerable.

30 Dec '08 | Child Welfare | International

Global measles deaths drop by 74%

It has been reported that measles deaths worldwide fell by 74% between 2000 and 2007, from an estimated 750 000 to 197 000. The Eastern Mediterranean region, which includes Afghanistan, Pakistan, S...

04 Dec '08

UNICEF welcomes initiative to aid children affected by conflict

UNICEF launches a group to amplify the voice of those suffering as a result of conflict. The group has been established by young people who have experienced the hardship children face in conflict z...

19 Nov '08 | Child Welfare | International

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