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Sudan

OCHA - Sudan: Situation Report - Highlights (October 17, 2019)

  • Sudan hosts the largest South Sudanese refugee population in the region, with an estimated 860,000 reported in the country as of 30 September 2019.
  • Cholera outbreak continues, with 288 cases—including eight deaths—reported in Blue Nile and Sennar states as of 15 October 2019.
  • Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign launched in Blue Nile and Sennar states, targeting 1.6 million people in high risk areas.
  • Humanitarian partners have developed a cholera readiness and response plan and are seeking US$ 20.3 million for the next three months.

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+)

    5,852,811 3% increase since January 15, 2019

    Source: IPC
  • Total S. Sudanese Refugees in Sudan

    858,854 No change since July 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugee Arrivals (Cumulative per year)

    15,551 3% increase since August 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR