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Sudan crisis: You don’t dare ask refugees where the men have gone, say UN aid teams

New York: As conflict continues to rage in Sudan, UN humanitarians expressed alarm on Tuesday at a surge in the number of people fleeing across the border to Chad.

Sudan crisis threatens to hobble South Sudan’s transition, UN mission chief says

New York: The cross-border impact of the crisis in Sudan is unfurling along multiple fronts, and action is urgently needed to ease rising tensions that has already resulted in deadly clashes, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for South Sudan told the Security Council on Tuesday.

Sudan's devastating war in Khartoum enters third month with death toll surpassing 2,000

Khartoum/Sudan: Sudan's war in Khartoum continues to escalate, now entering its third month, as the reported death count reaches over 2,000.

Sudan crisis: UN launches record country appeal for 18 million in need

New York: Amid a massive increase in the number of people in Sudan impacted by more than a month of heavy fighting, the UN on Wednesday said that it needed a record near $3 billion to deliver life-saving aid to them.

Sudan crisis: UN continues to scale up aid, as security allows

New York: The UN and humanitarian partners continue to scale up the aid response for the millions in need across Sudan on Tuesday, as news reports described heavy fighting in the capital Khartoum and neighbouring areas between the national army and rival RSF militia

Sudan crisis: Guterres condemns looting of main WFP compound in Khartoum

The UN Secretary-General has strongly condemned the looting of the World Food Programme’s (WFP) main offices in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, over the weekend, describing it as “violation” of humanitarian facilities.

Over 1 million polio vaccines destroyed in Sudan during looting amidst conflict

Khartoum/Sudan: Over one million polio vaccines that were meant for children have been destroyed due to the recent increase in violence and looting in Sudan, UNICEF reported.

Ceasefire efforts continue in Sudan as truces remain unsuccessful

Khartoum/Sudan: The Sudanese military announced that it had dispatched representatives to Saudi Arabia to negotiate the specifics of a ceasefire that is currently in the process of being prolonged with its paramilitary adversaries, on Friday.  

Sudan: ‘Secure and immediate access’ needed for lifesaving aid, urges Guterres

New York: Fighting in Sudan must stop now before the conflict and the spreading humanitarian catastrophe further ravage the country, and the region, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday.

Background to a crisis: In Sudan, the stakes are high for the whole of Africa

New York: A turbulent transition to civilian rule has been underway in Sudan since the ouster of former President Omar Hassan El-Bashir in April 2019. The civilian-led transitional Government put in place later that year, through a power-sharing agreement between military and civilian leaders, was toppled by a military coup in October 2021.

Sudan latest: Tens of thousands on the move; spectre of ethnic clashes, hunger draws closer

New York: Civilians in Sudan, including scores of internally displaced people and refugees, are scrambling for safety and suffering the disastrous consequences of the violence there, as many aid operations have been forced to pause, UN humanitarians said on Friday.

Mediation efforts to resolve Sudan crisis underway, UN envoy reports

New York: Multiple mediation efforts are underway in Sudan one week after the military seized power, UN Special Representative for the country, Volker Perthes, told journalists in New York on Monday.

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law

New York, June 25 (IBNS): The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”.