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UN: Security Council agrees to terminate UN mission in Sudan

The Security Council on Friday decided to terminate the mandate of the UN political mission in Sudan from next Monday, after Khartoum called for its immediate withdrawal last month.

US, UK and Norway criticise Sudan's violence, demand ceasefire

Washington: The United States, United Kingdom, and Norway condemned the growing violence and human rights abuses in Sudan, calling for a ceasefire and unfettered humanitarian access, according to a joint statement on Friday.

Sudan crisis has ‘effectively put on hold’ political dispute over Abyei

The war between rival militaries in Sudan has interrupted encouraging signs of dialogue between Sudan and neighbouring South Sudan and “effectively put on hold” talks over disputed Abyei, senior UN officials told the Security Council on Monday.

Sudan: Massive protection crisis continues warns UNHCR

The displacement crisis prompted by ongoing conflict in Sudan continues unabated with nearly six million people forced out of their homes and women and children making up nearly nine in 10 of those uprooted, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Wednesday.

Sudan conflict creates world’s fastest-growing displacement crisis: UN aid official

New York: As heavy fighting continues in Sudan, the UN’s top aid official in the country warned on Thursday that the conflict has created “the world’s fastest-growing displacement crisis” which threatens to outstrip the Organization’s best efforts to help those most in need.

At UN, Salva Kiir calls for support to help restore peace, ease humanitarian crisis in neighboring Sudan

President Salva Kiir of South Sudan on Thursday appealed to the international community to push harder for peace in neighboring Sudan, where five months of conflict has displaced more than five million people and sparked a humanitarian crisis along the border between the two countries. 

War in Sudan: ‘Brutal fight’ must end as civilian suffering intensifies

Civilians continuing paying a heavy price as the “senseless violence” between rival militaries continues in Sudan, the UN’s political affairs chief said on Wednesday.

Sudan: Children dying amid healthcare system collapse

In war-torn Sudan, more than 1,200 children under five have died in camps in the space of four months from a combination of measles and malnutrition, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday.

Sudan: UN ‘will never stay neutral’ amid war and human rights abuses

Both Sudanese Government forces (SAF) and their rival Rapid Support Forces (RSF) are responsible for abhorrent rights violations as they battle for supremacy, the UN envoy to the country said on Wednesday.

FAO launches emergency plan to combat hunger in Sudan

The UN food security agency on Monday launched an emergency response plan to provide essential support to communities in Sudan grappling with the devastating effects of the ongoing conflict.

Urgent call for $1 billion to support millions fleeing Sudan conflict

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and 64 humanitarian and national civil society organisations on Monday appealed for $1 billion to provide essential aid and protection to more than 1.8 million people fleeing the ongoing conflict in Sudan who are expected to arrive in five neighbouring countries by the end of 2023.

Sudan: ‘Civilians need life-saving assistance now,’ says UN relief chief

Amid the deepening crisis driven by warring militaries in Sudan, the UN announced on Tuesday an additional allocation of $20 million from its Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to aid civilians caught up in the turmoil.

Huge blast hits Sudan's capital Khartoum

Khartoum/IBNS/UNI: A huge blast hit the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Saturday afternoon, sources told Sputnik, with video footage showing a massive fireball and black plumes of smoke billowing above the city.

Sudan: ‘lost generation’ of children amid war, hunger, disease: UN humanitarians

UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said on Friday that the spread of fighting and hunger in Sudan could destroy the country, as the future of a “lost generation” of children lies in the balance.

Sudan: ‘Grim prediction’ now ‘harsh reality’ as hunger engulfs over 20 million

New York: Dire predictions about escalating hunger in Sudan have tragically come true, as conflict-induced food scarcity has plunged 20.3 million people into severe acute hunger, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.