Home | News    Friday 17 January 2014

3,500 South Sudanese refugees reached Sudan: humanitarian official

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

January 16, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - The head of the Sudanese Humanitarian body said on Thursday that the number of South Sudanese who arrived in the country fleeing the fighting has reached 3500 refugees.

Sudanese refugee commissioner Hamad El-Gizouli dismissed earlier this week statements by UNHCR external relations officer Nicolas Brass who said that at least 10,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan since the start of fighting in the neighbouring country last December.

The number of South Sudanese refugees has reached more than three thousands, there are 2090 people in the White Nile state, 1310 in South Kordofan state and 97 others in West Kordofan state, said Abdel Raham Hussein after a meeting with the first vice-president, Bakri Hassan Saleh and interior minister Abdel-Wahid Ibrahim.

Hussein further said that the vice-president directed to provide them with the needed humanitarian assistance and shelter. Bakri also demanded to coordinate these humanitarian efforts between the federal and regional institutions to avoid any delay.

Sudanese president Omer Al-Bashir said they do not want to establish camps for the South Sudanese refugees fleeing the current crisis but vowed to allow them to enter the country and to settle where they want to go without restrictions or any formality.

UN agencies estimate that over 400,000 are now displaced inside the South Sudan and 74,000 others moved into neighbouring countries.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 17 January 2014 08:15, by Mohammed Ali 2

    Well done! We should provide them with all possible help.They deserve it!These are innocent pple who have nothing to do with the selfish power struggle.The SPLA thieves are concerned only about looooooooting.These innocent, poor & marginalized are not were never our enemies.President Basheer directed to treat them as Sudanese citizents.

    repondre message

    • 17 January 2014 09:14, by omoni jr.

      The so called SPLM has killed its own people than any enemy in our history of south sudan. Arabs never killed unarmed civilians because tribal affiliations. SAF/NIF had never massasscred civilians like SPLA Dinka does in juba and across the country.

      repondre message

  • 17 January 2014 09:58, by Marco Bul

    Omoni
    Yes, but they only bonk you in the rear.It was better than killing.By then Junubiin didn’t shoot arabs and run to residential areas like Nuer.

    repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Darfur Conflict: why Mbeki has to soberly reflect on the missing links 2015-03-25 21:31:44 By Trayo Ahmed Ali There is no way to deny the fact that the protracted Darfur conflict has, at certain junctures received sufficient international attention. Certainly the velocity of the (...)

How can the U.S. exercise leadership in South Sudan’s peace process? 2015-03-25 08:54:55 By: Amir Idris In light of the recent collapse of the peace process and the resumption of the military confrontations between the Government of South Sudan and the SPLM in Opposition, the United (...)

Sudan, the Obama Administration, and the costs of rapprochement 2015-03-25 08:54:43 By Eric Reeves Sudan holds elections in mid-April, including a vote for the next President. It is a foregone conclusion that the victor will be the same man who has ruled Sudan with an iron fist (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Seventy-six organizations call for publication of AU Inquiry Report as deadline for peace passes 2015-03-07 05:04:51 6 March 2015: FOR Immediate Release SOUTH SUDAN: The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) should immediately consider, publish and disseminate the final report of the Commission (...)

Archbishop Taban calls for reconciliation and forgiveness 2015-02-23 09:30:38 February 2015 Greetings from Peace Village, Kuron. It is really a Peace Village. I had my peaceful Christmas and a Prosperous New Year in Kuron. God really blessed the area with Peace. You can (...)

WFP appreciates US additional support for S. Sudan’s hungry 2015-02-19 08:20:15 17 February 2015 (JUBA)- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$165.5 million from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to feed (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2015 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.