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Jabel Moon Inter‐Agency Assessment Mission Report: 1 ‐ 3 July 2019

  • Meet with local community to better understand the situation;
  • Collect data on returns;
  • Verify protection concerns;
  • Assess the overall humanitarian situation.
Key findings: 

The inter‐agency mission team has visited 4 return villages namely; Girgi Geirgi, Chilichil,
Delabaya and Khomi, visit to Bir Bataha village was canceled as it was difficulty to cross Kaja
wadi. A group discussion carried out with community and community leaders to assess and
address humanitarian needs. It was found that:

  • - Increasing number of returnees in all visited villages.
  • - The main activities and sources of incomes for the population of visited return villages
  • before the displacement was crop production and livestock breeding, currently the
  • community is depending on rainy season agriculture crops.
  • - As for the returnees in all visited village reported, most of the agricultural lands were
  • completely occupied by Arab tribes, preventing them from planting. This issue was
  • repeatedly raised.
  • - Conflict over water sources was reported in most of the villages visited.
  • - The top priority concern from the communities in each visited village is first security,
  • followed by access to water (specifically, hand pump rehabilitation), health services,
  • education and food. Gaps in water, health services, education and food were observed in
  • all visited villages.
  • - In all villages visited numbers of nomadic communities observed were estimated at 200
  • HHs.
  • - People with special needs (Elders and handclapped) are 150 people.
  • - Deploying more police to provide security are highly needed.
Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Date(s): 
01 Jul 2019 to 03 Jul 2019

Level of Representation

Report completed
Unit(s) of Measurement: 
Collection Method(s): 
Focus group discussion
Population Type(s): 
All affected population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Government of Sudan - Humanitarian Aid Commission
International Organization for Migration
United Nations Children's Fund
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
World Health Organization
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