Number of arrivals from South Sudan continues to rise, totalling about 27,600 people

By IAfrica
In Press Releases
Feb 20th, 2014
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan


• An estimated 27,600 people have arrived in Sudan from South Sudan, according to humanitarian partners.

• UN urges Government of Sudan and SPLM-N to declare an immediate cessation of hostilities and allow humanitarians to provide aid to people in need.

• According to FEWS NET, as of January 2014 an estimated 3.3 million people in Sudan face Stressed (IPC Phase 2) and Crisis (IPC Phase 3) levels of food insecurity.

• The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$ 5 million for a multi-sectoral emergency response to the nutrition crisis in Sudan.

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