UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report: May 2023

Situation Report: 11 May 2023

war, armed conflict, Sudan, children,
UNICEF Sudan/2023/Zakaria


  • Clashes between Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) continue for 27 consecutive days, resulting into internal displacement of 736,223 individuals while 177,116 people crossed the border to neighboring countries. Lootng of humanitarian assets and supplies in Khartoum and other locations has compromised UNICEF’s and partners rapid humanitarian response.
  • UNICEF received two shipments of life-saving multi-sectoral programme supplies worth US$600,000 in Port Sudan. One more charter flight worth US$300,000 is expected to arrive on 11 May. Distribution schedules are being processed to ensure effective emergency response and support basic services.
  • UNICEF currently operates 42 E-learning centers in Kassala, Red Sea, White Nile, South Darfur, and East Darfur. These centers provide children with safe and secure learning spaces, with a particular emphasis on promoting their psycho-social well-being.
  • For 2023, UNICEF requires US$584.6 million to support more than 7 million of the most vulnerable children and a total of 9.3 million people. UNICEF is updating the humanitarian fund appeal to scale-up the multi-sectoral emergency response addressing the emerging needs of children and their families affected by ongoing conflict.
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