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OCHA - Sudan: Situation Report - Highlights (August 20, 2019)

  • An estimated 171,700 people have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods across 15 states in Sudan, according to the government’s Humanitarian Aid Commission and partners.
  • In total, 22,634 homes have been destroyed and 11,702 damaged.
  • Majority of people affected require emergency shelter and household supplies; water, sanitation and hygiene services; food, health, vector control and draining of stagnant water.
  • Forecasts indicate heavy rains in coming days in a number of States including River Nile, Red Sea, El Gezira, White Nile, North Darfur, North Kordofan and Khartoum.
  • Response and needs assessments are ongoing across the country.

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Key Figures

  • People in Need

    5,700,000 4% increase since December 4, 2018

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    4,400,000 2% increase since December 4, 2018

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    2,600,000 No change since June 30, 2018

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

    5,670,000 3% increase since April 19, 2018

    Source: IPC
  • Total S. Sudanese Refugees in Sudan

    847,604 No change since March 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Sudan (since Dec 2013)

    479,722 16% increase since October 31, 2018

    Source: UNHCR