Sudan/Samaritan's Purse - Rapid IDP assessment in Kordofan region - April 2024

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Document Type: Reports and Assessments
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 23 April 2024 (2 months ago)
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Sudan/Samaritan's Purse - Rapid IDP assessment in Kordofan region - April 2024

Document Type: Reports and Assessments
Document Language: English
Following the outbreak of war in Sudan on April 15th, 2023, internally displaced people (IDPs) fleeing fighting between the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) began flooding into areas of relative security in Sudan’s Kordofan region.1 Local authorities have reported 582,210 new IDPs in those areas, while OCHA recently put the number at 602,000.2 With large numbers of IDPs continuing to flee into the region, the IDP population there may now significantly exceed those totals and could potentially be as high as one million. Assessment results confirm IDPs are facing extremely high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity, as well as barriers to healthcare access, inadequate shelter and poor WASH conditions. IDP food security has also been undermined by crop failure in the region. Data from a recent post-harvest assessment in the region covered by the Rapid IDP Assessment indicates average household sorghum output (the region’s primary food source) there dropped by 45% since last yea

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