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28 Apr 2011 description

Nr 146-E

The Foreign Ministry is responding to the UN’s appeal for humanitarian aid with 30 000 euros, which will support the project of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to increase the availability of education for children in Southern Sudan. This sum was allocated from the Foreign Ministry’s budget for humanitarian aid.

30 Nov 2010 description

No. 375-E

Foreign Minister Urmas Paet stated that Estonia is donating 900 000 kroons (57 500 EUR) through UNICEF to help alleviate the situation of civilians suffering in the turmoil taking place in Southern Sudan, particularly children.

Sudan continues to be classified by the UN as one of the world's worst humanitarian catastrophe areas. Foreign Minister Urmas Paet stated that as a result of the domestic conflict that has gone on for years in Sudan, a million people have lost their lives or been forced to leave their homes.

07 Nov 2008 description

The Foreign Ministry is supporting refugees and internally displaced persons in Southern Sudan with 700,000 kroons (44,700 EUR) through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

The UN has classified the situation in Sudan as one of the great humanitarian disasters in the world. According to Foreign Minister Paet, the situation reigning in Sudan and Chad is extremely alarming. "The civil war going on in Sudan has caused a wide-spread humanitarian crisis, which has taken many victims from among the civilian population," said Foreign Minister Paet.