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Countless lives at stake in Sudan’s El Fasher, warn UN aid teams

Reports have been coming in that a hospital in Sudan’s North Darfur has been damaged in a heavy uptick of hostilities, leaving two youngsters dead and fanning renewed famine fears, UN aid teams have said.

Sudan: Security Council members call for immediate halt to military escalation in El Fasher

UN Security Council members on Saturday called on the warring parties in Sudan to immediately halt the military build-up and take steps to de-escalate the situation in El Fasher, the provincial capital of North Darfur.

Sudan: Civilians trapped in El Fasher as UN warns of imminent attack

Escalating violence in Sudan’s North Darfur state has left dozens dead and people trapped in El Fasher city, which is home to around 800,000 people, many displaced due to fighting.

UN report says 24 million Sudanese children facing ‘generational catastrophe’

As the war in Sudan enters its second year next month, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on Monday warned of a staggering toll of the crisis on children, with an estimated 24 million teetering on the brink of a “generational catastrophe”.

UN Chief calls for peace in Sudan during Ramadan

United Nations/UNI: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on all parties to the conflict in Sudan to cease hostilities during the Islamic month of Ramadan.

UN chief 'committed' to Sudan as mission ends

Antonio Guterres expressed his strong commitment to the people of Sudan on Thursday as the UN assistance mission based there comes to an end, in line with a Security Council resolution ending its mandate.

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.