Press releases

  • 23 Mar 2020 - Khartoum, 23 March 2020- Further to current reports in the news and social media about the existence of 8 suspected cases of COVID-19 amongst its troops in Kass Locality, South Darfur, UNAMID’s Medical Section has categorically dismissed these reports.  
  • 21 Mar 2020 - Zalingei, 21 March 2020— To ensure that the risk to its personnel and to the host country is minimized as well as ensuring that staff members strictly follow critical precautionary measures to avoid or minimise the chance of contracting the COVID19, the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), in line with UN Division of Healthcare Management and Occupational Safety and Health (DHMOSH), has adopted and is implementing a number of measures in its are
  • 12 Mar 2020 - The Government of Sudan and the UN sign a Framework of Cooperation to prevent and respond to conflict- related sexual violence
  • 09 Mar 2020 - Khartoum, 09 March 2020- The United Nations - African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) expresses deep regret at the attempted assassination of Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, Sudan’s Prime Minister.
  • 26 Jan 2020 - Zalingei, 26 January 2020— In the aftermath of the recent looting incidents of UN assets in West, South and more recently, North Darfur, UNAMID’s Joint Special Representative/Joint Chief Mediator, Jeremiah Mamabolo met with Government of Sudan officials, and agreed to immediately reactivate a joint security mechanism that will allow for speedy security related consultations and decisions.
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Zalingei/Khartoum, 23 January 2020- “This emerging trend of harassment of UN and NGO staff and subsequent looting and vandalization of UN and NGO premises and assets is not only very disturbing but totally uncalled for.
  • Photo by Hamid Abdulsalam,UNAMID.

    14 Jan 2020 - Zalingei, 14 January 2020 - On 13 January, UNAMID Joint Special Representative/Joint Chief Mediator (JSR/JCM), Jeremiah Mamabolo visited the deserted Krinding camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in El Geneina town in West Darfur State, to assess the extent of damage during the recent intercommunal clashes that resulted in a number of fatalities and injuries as well as mass displacement amongst the civilian population in the area.  
  • 03 Jan 2020 - Zalingei, 3 January 2020- The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is deeply concerned by reports of intercommunal violence in West Darfur that left 65 people dead and approximately 54 injured, displaced thousands of civilian population, destroyed shelters and burnt villages.
  • 30 Dec 2019 - Zalingei, 30 December 2019- UNAMID welcomes the framework agreement signed between the Transitional Government of Sudan and the Darfur armed movements (Darfur Track) during the peace talks in Juba, South Sudan, on 28 December 2019. The agreement demonstrates progress in advancing the peace process as it outlines key issues and principles that would guide the ongoing negotiations and serves as a basis for a fair and comprehensive peace agreement.
  • 29 Dec 2019 - Khartoum, 29 December 2019—On behalf of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), I wish the people and the Government of Sudan a peaceful and joyous New Year. Furthermore, I would like to congratulate them on their revolution in which some brave men and women paid the ultimate price for the Sudanese people to achieve their aspirations for freedom, peace and justice.