It is noteworthy that UNHAS
is managed by WFP and provides passenger and light cargo services to all humanitarian staff in Sudan.
The air service UNHAS
is run by the World Food Program (WFP) which is financially supported by the European Commission as an essential service enabling humanitarian workers to assist the victims of humanitarian crises in Sudan.
In the absence of any other means of travel to secure the commitment of assistance and monitoring, UNHAS
provides a service that meets the requirements of quality programs for regular and frequent monitoring of their implementation.
using operators complying with the United Nations Aviation Standards strives to
than 150 UN agencies, I/NGOs and Embassies; UNHAS
officers inspect aircraft and deploy them into operational service.
Due to damage sustained from rainfall on inadequate surfacing material, Yida airstrip became unusable for UNHAS
from the country to Nairobi and in particular from remote areas not served by UNHAS
regular flights, degraded airstrip
The three UNHAS
personnel were transporting humanitarian workers to a remote area in West Darfur where assistance is most needed.
The three men, Captain Artjoms Nalbandjans, co-pilot Janis Gindra and mechanic Kaspars Reihlers were part of a helicopter crew operated by the UNHAS
in the Darfur region of Sudan.
responded positively and added a fixed wing aircraft, which will be made available to El Fasher to augment air capacity.
Common Services & Coordination e* UNJLC distributed, through its regular email list, the following UNHAS
announcement: With effect 18 August; National Security of Sudan will not accept any medical items and spare parts for vehicles, generators or other machinery to be transported by air as cargo, unless cleared by HAC.