Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report

June 2017

Girls playing in a circle and holding hands



  • UNICEF and partners supported the treatment of 7,342 cases of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) (853 of these were children under the age of 18) in the hardest hit White Nile state.
  • In Jebel Marra area, a campaign in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and partners to deliver a package of integrated life-saving services was completed resulting in screening of 42,667 children under five years of age for acute malnutrition. 782 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition were identified and all of them were followed up for admission in the existing Outpatient Therapeutic Programmes (OTPs).
  • During the reporting period, immunization services were provided to 51,991 South Sudanese refugees. 2,400 (1,095 girls and 1,305 boys) South Sudanese refugee children and children in the host communities received educational support in South Kordofan State. UNICEF and partners in collaboration with UNHCR also continuously supported South Sudanese refugee children and their caregivers in Child Protection, Nutrition and WASH.


Situation in Numbers


2,300,000 children of 4,800,000 people who need Humanitarian Assistance (Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2017)

1,400,000 children of 2,300,000 internally displaced people (Source: Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview 2017)

101,000 children of 155,367 South Sudanese refugees since January 2017 (Source: ’Sudan: Refugee from South Sudanese as of 15 June 2017’ reported by UNHCR. Around 65% of South Sudanese refugees are children)


UNICEF Appeal 2017

US$ 96.54 million

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