Sudan: Humanitarian Snapshot (31 May 2014)

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 31 May 2014

More than 6 million people need humanitarian assistance in Sudan. Most are in Darfur, where at least 2 million people are internally displaced. In 2014, an additional 255,393 people have been displaced following hostilities. Some 127,182 could return to their homes. Fighting in South Kordofan and Blue Nile also continues to have dire humanitarian consequences; a total of 116,000 peopled have been newly displaced of which the majority have fled to areas with no access. Close to 255,000 refugees have fled into South Sudan and Ethiopia and humanitarian actors are unable to access the worst affected areas in the two states. Meanwhile more than 85,574 people have crossed the border from South Sudan since December 2013

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