Appeals & Response Plans
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2018
- Sudan: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - Jul 2017
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2017
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2016
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2014
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Nov 2013
- Sudan: Flash Floods - Aug 2013
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2012
Most read reports
- Sudan: Humanitarian Funds come together to help people support themselves
- Darfur armed groups extend unilateral ceasefire for three months
- UNAMID hands over 4 team sites in Darfur
- Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 17 | 24 September – 7 October 2018 [EN/AR]
- QRCS sends medical convoy to treat eye diseases in Sudan [EN/AR]
FACTS & FIGURES
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
Cash Assistance was distributed to 139,415 persons, of which 131,591 were Syrians, 5,788 were Iraqi and 2,036 were of other nationalities.
4,201 patients were received in Rukban clinic on the North East border, with 42 referrals to Jordanian hospitals.
1,107 work permits, were issued through the Azraq refugee camp Employment Office (ACE) in September.
760,360 Refugees in Jordan as of 15 Oct 2018
83% Refugees living outside camps in urban areas
Hamad Mohammed Humaid Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to Sudan, delivered cheques worth AED30.735 million from the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, to support 9,187 orphans in Sudan.
Dr. Othman Jaafar, Secretary-General of the Sudanese Red Crescent, received a cheque worth AED22.478 million from the ERC in support of 6,687 orphans across Sudan's provinces.
Cheques worth AED8.25 million from the ERC were delivered to Jameela Abdulrazeq Mahjoub, Wabel, Al Khair Foundation Representative, to assist 2,500 orphans.
Total funding: € 656 million
- Over 11,000 people have been affected by a Chikungunya virus outbreak in Kassala and nearby districts in September. The Government of Sudan, WHO, UNICEF and humanitarian partners rapidly scaled up the humanitarian response to contain the outbreak.
Heavy rains and flooding affect 142,000 people across Sudan
Fuel shortages and access constraints hinder delivery of food assistance
Deteriorating economic conditions lead to acute food insecurity and malnutrition
UNHCR delivers lifesaving assistance to respond to the increased Eritrean influx following the reopening of the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Ethiopia is experiencing an increase in the number of internally displaced people. In total, over 2.8 million people in Ethiopia are currently internally displaced.
UNHCR enhances registration data and has frozen refugee figures as of 31 August 2018.
Hence all figures in this Operation Update are as of August 2018.
UNHCR delivers lifesaving aid to respond to the increased Eritrean influx
FACTS & FIGURES
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
"Access to education is a fundamental human right. It is essential to the acquisition of knowledge and to the full development of the human personality, as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states. More than that, education makes us more resilient and independent individuals."
Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Chad is a low-income, land-locked country that suffers from chronic food insecurity due to the effects of regional conflict, frequent drought, lack of income-generating opportunities and limited access to social services. An estimated 4.4 million people in Chad require humanitarian assistance, according to the UN.