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24 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • The Chikungunya outbreak in Kassala state was successfully contained (with 19,897 cases in total) after sustained and combined efforts from the WHO, UNICEF and the Sudan Ministry of Health. Unfortunately, a resurgence in neighboring Red Sea State has been recorded with response plans actioned utilizing lessons learned from the Kassala experience. To date, case increases are limited to Port Sudan and no fatalities have been recorded.

24 Dec 2018 description


• Sudan celebrates the international day for the elimination of violence against women.

• About 500 Sudanese refugees were assisted to return from Chad since 22 November 2018.

• Over 1,000 Ethiopians who fled to eastern Sudan following inter-communal clashes in Ethiopia in November, have returned home.

• In East Darfur, about 75 per cent of primary-school aged refugee children living out of camps are out of school.

16 Dec 2018 description

In Numbers

  • 14,335 mt of food assistance distributed

  • US$ 1.3 m cash based transfers made

  • US$ 20.3 m* six months (December 2018-May 2019) net funding requirements

  • 2.1 m people assisted in November 2018

Operational Context

13 Dec 2018 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 12 December 2018

The European Commission has adopted eleven new programmes for the Horn of Africa under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.

12 Sep 2018 description

The 2017 Sudan Participatory Assessment, conducted between October and December 2017, involved 6,009 Persons of Concern to UNHCR engaged through some 385 semi-structured interviews, focus group discussions, individual interviews and participatory observation sessions. This assessment exercise was conducted by UNHCR in collaboration with partners, actively supported by the Government of Sudan, to engage refugees, asylum-seekers and refugee returnees – women, men, girls and boys of di fferent age, gender, nationality and ability – to identify their needs and examine ways to address them.

20 Jul 2016 description

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of €10 million (approximately US$11.1 million) from the Government of Germany to support nearly 350,000 people in the eastern Sudan state of Kassala.

WFP will use the funds to provide food assistance to more than 88,400 refugees, migrants and asylum seekers from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia as well as members of their host communities, through general food distributions and food vouchers for one year.

30 Jun 2016 description
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• Sudan hosts over 360,000 refugees and asylum seekers from Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen

• Influx from South Sudan continues, with 5,000 arrivals from Raja into East Darfur reported over the past week.

• Response needed for an estimated 17,000 people displaced as a result of violence in Thur, Central Darfur.

• Several casualties reported as a result of inter-communal violence in Um Tajok, West Darfur.

Sudan hosts 360,000 refugees and asylum seekers

10 Feb 2015 description

Genève, 2 février (HCR) – Après le succès de la première campagne en 2014, la Fondation IKEA a lancé lundi une nouvelle collecte de fonds dans les magasins à travers le monde pour financer des programmes d'énergie renouvelable et d'éducation au Bangladesh, au Tchad, en Ethiopie, en Jordanie et au Soudan.

La campagne « Un brillant avenir pour les réfugiés » se déroule depuis le 1er février jusqu'au 29 mars dans plus de 300 magasins IKEA et 40 pays. Pour chaque ampoule LED achetée dans les magasins participants, la Fondation IKEA versera un euro au HCR.

06 Feb 2015 description

Executive Summary

Across Sudan and South Sudan, people who have for decades struggled for peace, independence and to secure their basic human rights continue to suffer war and humanitarian crises. Millions of people in both countries lack access to healthcare, food, shelter and education.

03 Feb 2015 description

GENEVA, February 2 (UNHCR) – Following the success of last year's campaign, the IKEA Foundation on Monday launched a two-month fund-raising drive in stores worldwide to provide renewable energy and education projects in Bangladesh, Chad, Ethiopia, Jordan and Sudan.

The "Brighter Lives for Refugees" campaign will run between February 1 and March 29 in more than 300 IKEA stores in 40 countries. For every LED light bulb purchased in participating stores, the IKEA Foundation will donate one euro to UNHCR.

22 Oct 2014 description
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  • Three UNAMID peacekeepers were killed in Korma, North Darfur, an area where an estimated 18,300 displaced people are taking refuge

  • Fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Sudan Liberation Army – Abdul Wahid in western Jebel Marra leads to temporary relocation of some displaced people to Nertiti town

  • An estimated 125,000 new displaced people in SPLM-N areas in South Kordofan will be facing increasingly dire food security conditions this year and through 2015, according to SKBNCU

29 Sep 2014 description
Sudan /South Sudan Version 2
Technical Annex - version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 100 000 000

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is subject to the adoption of the decision amending Decision C(2013) 9533 final.


15 Jul 2014 description


Substantial humanitarian action is urgently required in Sudan in 2014.Overall, a total of 6.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance including life-saving interventions, protection from conflict and violence, strengthening household and community coping mechanisms and, where conditions permit, supporting longer-term solutions to the plight of internally displaced people (IDPs) and refugees.

Strategic objectives
The UN and partners have agreed on the following strategic objectives for 2014:

22 Jun 2014 description
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•Fighting has erupted in the states of Central, South and West Darfur leading to insecurity, civilian deaths, and internal displacement.

•Some 42,200 newly displaced people have been verified in Zamzam IDP camp, some 360 in Kassab IDP camp, and some 12,000 in IDP camps in the Tawilla area, according to IOM.

•On 18 June, armed men abducted 16 Sudanese humanitarian aid workers in three separate incidents in Kutum locality, North Darfur.

20 Apr 2014 description
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• HAC reports that close to 6,700 people fled their homes in eastern South Kordofan over the past week following clashes between Government security forces and SPLM-N.

• An estimated 105,000 people in North Darfur who were displaced since February 2014 have returned to their areas of origin by 21 April 2014, according to HAC, local authorities and aid agencies.

• An estimated 224,000 people who fled their homes in North and South Darfur since February 2014 remain displaced.

20 Mar 2014 description
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  • Some 53,000 people who were displaced near the UNAMID team site have returned to their homes in Saraf Omra, North Darfur, according to community leaders

  • An estimated 59,000 people have been displaced from South Darfur’s Um Gunya area as a result of fighting between Government forces and armed movements

  • Some 1,200 people have returned from North Kordofan’s El Rahad area to South Kordofan’s Abu Kershola area as part of an organised return exercise, according to HAC