Tag Archives: Darfur

WFP Press Release: GERMANY HELPS WFP CONTINUE ITS ASSISTANCE TO DISPLACED & NEEDY PEOPLE IN SUDAN

KHARTOUM, 11 July 2015 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today two substantial contributions totalling €2.5 million (US$2.7 million) from the Government of Germany to support its work across Sudan and help tens of thousands of internally displaced people in Darfur. Continue reading

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the deadly attack on UNAMID peacekeepers in South Darfur

The Secretary-General was outraged to learn of a deadly attack on peacekeepers in Darfur which occurred this morning, 13 July, when unidentified armed assailants ambushed a convoy composed of troops and police of the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)  in Khor Abeche, South Darfur. Seven Tanzanian peacekeepers were killed and 17 others are injured. Among the injured are four UNAMID police officers, including two female officers, and 13 troops. Continue reading

UNAMID peacekeepers killed, injured in South Darfur ambush

COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC INFORMATION DIVISION

UNAMID PRESS RELEASE

El Fasher, 13 July 2013 – On 13 July, a joint patrol of the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) was ambushed in South Darfur.

The incident, which began at 9:00 hours, occurred approximately 25 kilometers west of the Mission’s Khor Abeche team site. Continue reading