RRR Sector Inter-agency Mission in Umm Dukhun Locality, Central Darfur, January 2017



The RRR Sector wishes to extend its appreciation to the State Government of Central Darfur for their support to this mission, especially the Wali, for facilitating this mission, and to the HAC Commissioner and the Umm Dukhun Commissioner for their support in the organisation and implementation of this successful mission. The support of UNAMID in the facilitation, logistics, and safe conduct of this mission is also highly appreciated. We extend the thank you to the donors and RRR partners on the ground who have contributed valuably with their time, efforts, resources and knowledge to this mission.


Mission rationale

This inter-agency assessment mission was conducted as part of the RRR Multi-Sector Response Plan to assess needs and potential return and reintegration in Umm Dukhun locality. The mission visited 10 villages in Umm Dukhun locality in Central Darfur:

  • • Umm Dukhun town
  • • Garaaya
  • • Baltebei (cluster of villages)
  • • Salale
  • • Sereif
  • • Um Jakaw
  • • Magan (cluster of villages)
  • • Elsinan
  • • Soreah
  • • Moraya

There was no observed return in Kalgo, Um Dajo, Um Elgura and Elmadina Elmunaora villages. The intended response for Umm Dukhun will cover immediate needs as well as medium to longer-term elements necessary to allow people to consider returning permanently.


The key objectives of the mission are:

  • • Assess needs and verify numbers of returnees and host communities in selected villages in Umm Dukhun locality.
  • • Collect information necessary to strengthen planned joint recovery interventions in areas of return within in Umm Dukhun locality