FAO launches emergency plan to combat hunger in Sudan

Over the coming year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will distribute seeds, livestock treatment kits and provide veterinary and fisheries support to boost crop production, improve seed diversification and protect animal stock from depleting. The...

Urgent call for $1 billion to support millions fleeing Sudan conflict

Since the crisis began when rival military groups clashed in mid-April, projections of growing numbers of people trying to escape fighting have sharply spiked upwards. “The crisis has triggered an urgent demand for humanitarian assistance, as those arriving in remote...

FAO raises alarm on escalating food crisis in Sudan  

FAO said 20.3 million individuals in Sudan face severe hunger, a figure that has nearly doubled since last year.   Projections indicate that 42 per cent of the population endures high levels of acute food insecurity, exacerbated by disruptions in the market and...

UNHCR warns of deteriorating health conditions in Sudan

“As many families have been on the move for weeks, with very little food and medicine, rising malnutrition rates, disease outbreaks and related deaths continue to be observed,” the UN agency’s William Spindler told journalists in Geneva on Tuesday. Highlighting...