Humanitarian Situation

OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • As of 31 May 2020, there are 5,173 people confirmed to have COVID-19 in Sudan, including 298 fatalities
  • COVID-19 is reported in all of Sudan's 18 states. The majority of people with confirmed COVID-19 are in Khartoum State.
  • Lockdown measures in Khartoum State extended through 18 June 2020 and Khartoum International airport remains closed for passenger flights.
  • Over 1,300 urban refugees affected by the lockdown in El Fasher (North Darfur) received three-months food assistance.
  • In the first quarter of 2020, Humanitarian Response Plan partners reached 27 per cent of people targeted.
Sudan COVID-19 cases, 31 May 2020
COVID-19 cases in Sudan as of 31 May 2020. The depiction and use of boundaries, geographic names and related data shown on maps are not warranted to be error free nor do they necessarily imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations.

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Sudan Situation Report, 21 May 2020 [EN/AR]

HIGHLIGHTS As of 20 May 2020, there are 3,138 people confirmed to have COVID-19 in Sudan, including 121 fatalities Transmission of COVID-19 in Sudan is now classified as community transmission. For...

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WFP Sudan Country Brief, April 2020

In Numbers 1.5 million people assisted April 2020 17,702 mt of food assistance distributed, April 2020 US$6.0 million cash-based transfers made, April 2020 US$15.5 m six months net funding...

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  • People in Need

    9,300,000 9% increase since 23 Sep 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    6,100,000 39% increase since 23 Sep 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    2,600,000 No change since 30 Jun 2018

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC Phase 3+)

    5,852,811 3% increase since 15 Jan 2019

    Source: IPC
  • Total S. Sudanese Refugees in Sudan

    820,647 No change since 31 Mar 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugee Arrivals (Cumulative per year)

    7,193 61% decrease since 31 Dec 2019

    Source: UNHCR

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