Kordofan

Security Council welcomes resumed Sudanese peace talks, urges accord on Blue Nile, Kordofan states

The United Nations Security Council has called on the Sudanese Government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement–North (SPLM-N) to reach an accord on ending nearly three years of conflict in strife-torn South Kordofan and Blue Nile, as peace talks resumed in Ethiopia late last week.

UN agency deplores killing of staffer in Sudan's South Kordofan state

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Sunday condemned the killing of one its drivers in a fatal attack in the Sudanese state of South Kordofan, where ongoing conflict continues to hinder efforts to deliver vital humanitarian aid.

UN relief official voices concern as fighting, food shortages uproot more Sudanese

The top United Nations relief official in Sudan today voiced deep concern at reports that more people are fleeing the country’s southern regions to escape fighting and severe food shortages, and stressed the need for humanitarian access to all those in need.

Comments by Sudanese official could lead to further violence – UN rights chief

The top United Nations human rights official today warned that comments by the Governor of Southern Kordofan state in Sudan – who was filmed telling his soldiers not to bring rebels back alive – could amount to a serious crime and lead to an escalation of violence.

UN relief chief voices alarm at humanitarian situation in Sudanese states

The United Nations relief chief has expressed deep concern at the deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Sudan's states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, where continued fighting is killing countless civilians and displacing hundreds of thousands of others.

Sudan: UN warns of looming food crisis in Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called for urgent action and funding to prevent a looming crisis in Sudan’s Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states, where the latest fighting combined with erratic rainfall has doomed next month’s harvest.

Sudan: UN agency seeks access to deliver food to Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today it is appealing to the Sudanese Government for access to Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states so that it can provide assistance to thousands of people affected by fighting.

Thousands flee to South Sudan to escape Southern Kordofan violence – UN

More than 8,000 civilians have fled to South Sudan to escape fighting in the state of Southern Kordofan in neighbouring Sudan, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Sudan: UN calls for immediate end to reported army bombing of civilians

Two senior United Nations human rights officials today called for the immediate end to Sudanese Government air attacks on civilian populations that are reportedly continuing in Southern Kordofan state, resulting in further killing and displacement.

UN agencies dispatching aid as more Sudanese refugees flee to Ethiopia

United Nations agencies are mobilizing to assist at some 20,000 people who have fled the fighting in Sudan’s Blue Nile state and arrived in neighbouring Ethiopia.