22 June 2023

4 ways UNICEF is supporting Sudan’s children

The fear and upheaval that families in Sudan are facing is almost impossible to imagine. Ongoing conflict has forced tens of thousands of children and their families to leave their homes. Thousands have fled across the country’s borders in search of safety. Others have been internally displaced – their situations precarious, their futures in the…, UNICEF is supporting Sudan’s children with health and nutrition services, Sudan. A child waits for a screening at a nutrition centre in Abushok. A child waits for a screening at a nutrition centre in Abushok, Sudan. Humanitarian crises can have a devastating impact on children's health, including access to nutrition. Conflicts are often marked by limited access to nutritious, safe and affordable food as well as…, Ensuring access to safe water, Egypt. Portable toilets and water tanks are installed at the Qastal border crossing between Egypt and Sudan. Portable toilets and water tanks are installed at the Qastal border crossing between Egypt and Sudan. Water and sanitation systems are often vulnerable to attack during conflict. A lack of adequate, safe water and sanitation and hygiene…, Providing psychosocial support, Sudan. Two children walk hand-in-hand near a temporary shelter in Port Sudan. Two children walk hand-in-hand near a temporary shelter in Port Sudan. Thousands of children have experienced deeply traumatic events or have been driven from their homes in search of relative safety since the conflict erupted. Violence can take a lifelong toll on…, And helping children to keep learning – safely, Sudan. A child places a drawing on the wall of a child-friendly space in Egypt. A child places a drawing on the wall of a child-friendly space in Egypt. For children living through emergencies, education is about more than the right to learn. Schools protect children from the physical dangers around them – including abuse and exploitation. They…
08 December 2020

Sudan Polio Campaign reaches children in inaccessible areas for the first time in 10 years

For the first time in ten years, immunization activities have started in areas of South Jebel Marra. The National Polio Campaign is targeting 8.6 million children around Sudan. In the areas of South Jebel Marra including Gorlangbang, the polio campaign is targeting approximately 15,000 children under the age of five with polio vaccines. Due to…, Health Worker in Karra, South Jebel Marra giving a 4-year-old girl her dose of Polio Vaccine., Karra Polio, UNICEF in collaboration with South Darfur’s Ministry of Health reaches remote areas of South Jebel Marra with Polio Vaccines., Karra Polio, A mother holds her 3-year-old son as he takes his Polio Vaccine in Karra, South Jebel Marra., Gorlangbang Polio I know vaccines are important to protect my children, I am happy this service has come to us after a very long time, 29-year-old Manatil is a mother of four children, she brought her two-year-old daughter Munasa to get her Polio Vaccine., Gorlangbang Polio, A health promotor is giving two-year-old Munasa Muhyadin, her polio vaccine in Gorlangbang in South Jebel Marra., UNICEF with the support of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is able to assist the Government of Sudan to reach children with Polio vaccines in the most remote areas, where accessibility has been extremely limited due to conflict. The objective is to ensure every child under the age of five is protected from Polio, to help make Sudan Polio…