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.