UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report

July-September 2021

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  • The blockage of Port Sudan has deteriorated the already fragile economy resulting in shortages of fuel, wheat and medicines.
  • Outbreaks of several waterborne diseases incl. HEV E, Dengue Fever, Malaria, have affected the most vulnerable of population living in flood-affected areas. UNICEF allocated US$60,000 to implement Vector Control Activities and campaigns promoting hygiene practices, including eradication of open defecation, in 8 affected localities.
  • UNICEF provided 2,402,356 conflict, flood, and epidemic-affected people (around 1,221,000 females and 1,250,000 children) with access to lifesaving basic water services in 15 states of Sudan despite the funding gap of $138.5million.
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