Category Archives: General

UNHCR Update Libya (24 January 2020)

Key figures:

343,180 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)

447,388 returned IDPs

46,913 registered refugees and asylum-seekers

1,224 monitoring visits to detention centres since 2019

1,846 refugees and asylum-seekers released from detention since 2019

Approx. 800 refugees and asylum-seekers currently hosted …

FAO Warns Locust Swarms Spreading Beyond Horn of Africa

NAIROBI – The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization has warned that an outbreak of locusts in the Horn of Africa may soon spread to other countries.

In a joint press conference Friday, the FAO and the East African regional body

Gash Barka: Regional Assembly conducts 18th regular meeting

Asmara, The Assembly of Gash Barka region conducted its 18th regular meeting on 23 January, in Barentu under the theme “Integrated Soil and Water Conservation Effort for Enhanced Productivity”.

Underlining the significant contribution of soil and water conservation activity in …

Sudan Situation Report, 23 Jan 2020 [EN/AR]

The 2020 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) partners plan to support 6.1 million of the most vulnerable people in Sudan, which will require US$1.4 billion.

The Sudan Country Refugee Response Plan for 2020 plans to assist refugees from Central African Republic, …

Somalia: Refugee returnees to Somalia (as of 31 December 2019)

This figure includes Voluntary Repatriation from Kenya (84,974) and Assisted Spontaneous returnees from Yemen (5,087) as well as 1,470 returnees from other countries such as Djibouti (822), Libya (459), Sudan (143), Eritrea (34), Angola, Tunisia, Gambia, China, Cambodia and others.

Sudan’s deep state still poses a threat to the democratic process

There have been a number of signs suggesting that Sudan’s leadership needs to accelerate the dismantling of the country’s internal security structures. And that it needs to develop a clear strategy on how they will work, and who will manage