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05 Nov 2018 description


6 million people are at crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity

2 million internally displaced people need humanitarian assistance

930 000 refugees, including 760 000 from South Sudan

2.3 million acutely malnourished children (source: UNICEF/MoH, OCHA, Aug. 2018)

EU humanitarian funding: €23 million in 2018


16 Oct 2018 description


Ranks 186 out of 188 countries in Human Development Index (UNDP)

4.4 million people are in need of humanitarian aid (OCHA)

4 million people are food insecure, of which 1 million need emergency humanitarian assistance

446 000 refugees from Central African Republic, South Sudan, Nigeria and some 108 000 internally displaced (UNHCR)

EU humanitarian aid funding: €54.7 million in 2018 €309.5 million since 2013


11 Oct 2018 description

Total number of Sudanese IDPs in need: 1.997 million

Total number of South Sudanese Refugees (15 Sep 2018): 761 889

  • Pre-December 2013 352 212
  • Post-December 2013 409 677

Eritrean and Ethiopian refugees and asylum seekers in Eastern Sudan: 131 816

  • 118 035 Eritrean
  • 13 781 Ethiopian

People living at crisis or emergency level of food insecurity (HNO 2018): 4.8 million

IPC: 6 million people in Crisis (IPC 3) and Emergency (IPC 4) phases in July 2018

05 Oct 2018 description


Despite ongoing peace negotiations, clashes between belligerents continue, resulting in further displacements.

2 486 563 South Sudanese refugees in neighboring countries

298 881 Refugees in South Sudan

1 903 650 South Sudanese IDPs (incl. IDPs in PoCs in respective states)

198 202 South Sudanese IDPs in PoCs

22 Aug 2018 description
  • Heavy rains in Sudan since mid-July have caused severe flooding affecting more than 70 000 people (as of 16 August) in 7 different states. The most affected states are Kassala (28 210 people), West Kordofan (23 880 people) and Khartoum (10 080 people). At least 23 people died as a result of flash floods and more than 60 were injured. On 15 August, 22 children and one woman died when their boat sank in River Nile State.
  • 8 900 families are homeless as a result, key infrastructure has been damaged and livelihoods disrupted.
06 Jul 2018 description
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Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

25 Jun 2018 description
  • Severe weather, including heavy rain and strong winds, affected Central Darfur (South Sudan) over the past days, causing damages.

  • According to media, as of 25 June at 7.30 UTC, at last 430 houses have been destroyed in the internally displaced people camps in Zalingei area, including the Hamidiya and Hasahisa camps.

19 Jun 2018 description

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 19 June 2018

The Commission has announced today €68 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable communities in Sudan and South Sudan.

The funding comes as millions of people across both countries are in need of assistance, with the conflict in South Sudan triggering an influx of refugees into neighbouring Sudan.

15 Jun 2018 description


The European Commission is one of the main donors present in Chad, one of the poorest countries in the world that faces several interconnected humanitarian crises. Food insecurity, malnutrition, recurrent epidemics, and thousands of malaria cases plague the country and directly impact the high morbidity and mortality of its children under age five. Violence in neighbouring countries has forced thousands of people to flee to Chad. EU humanitarian aid provides food, helps displaced populations and refugees, and fights epidemics.

11 Jun 2018 description


7.1 million people in need of assistance

3 million internally displaced people Nearly 1 million refugees, including 770 000 South Sudanese

5.5 million people at crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity 2.3 million acutely malnourished children

(sources: UNOCHA & UNHCR)

EU Humanitarian funding: €46 million in 2017


01 Jun 2018 description


As of 1 June | Source: DG ECHO

  • The humanitarian, security and operating conditions continue to deteriorate.

  • Seven million people, or two-third of the population, are in need of humanitarian assistance.