Generation of children in Sudan face catastrophe as war enters second year

An entire generation of children in Sudan faces a catastrophe as the war enters its second year Continued brutal hostilities and potential famine creating ominous conditions for tragic loss of children’s lives 15 April 2024 – One year since violence exploded in Sudan, and as the ensuing crisis continues to deepen, the lives, educations and … Continued

After 4 months of war, humanitarian leaders urge action to end the tragedy in Sudan

Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee NEW YORK/GENEVA/ROME, 15 August 2023 – “For four gruesome months, the people of Sudan have been engulfed in a war that is destroying their lives and their homeland, and violating their basic human rights. “People have witnessed their loved ones gunned down. “Women and girls have been … Continued

More than 100,000 children fleeing Sudan conflict face new dangers amid desperate situation in Chad

PRESS RELEASE More than 100,000 children fleeing Sudan conflict face new dangers amid desperate situation in Chad Start of rainy season increases risk of disease and delayed humanitarian access to hundreds of thousands in need UNICEF calls for US$25 million to deliver life-saving work along the border UNICEF spokespeople are available for interview NEW YORK/DAKAR/N’DJAMENA/DUBLIN, … Continued

Conflict, chaos, and neglect prove lethal for Sudan’s children – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE Conflict, chaos, and neglect prove lethal for Sudan’s children – UNICEF This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF Spokesperson James Elder – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva  UNICEF spokespeople are available for interview Multimedia materials available … Continued

Sudan conflict leaves 13.6 million children in desperate need of humanitarian aid

PRESS RELEASE Sudan conflict leaves 13.6 million children in desperate need of humanitarian aid Violence continues to disrupt the lives of children and families, who are in the midst of a catastrophe UNICEF is calling for US$838 million to address the crisis, an increase of US$253 million since the current conflict began in April 2023 UNICEF … Continued

Sudan violence forces at least 450,000 children to flee their homes – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE Sudan violence forces at least 450,000 children to flee their homes – UNICEF Increased humanitarian response is urgently needed as an estimated 82,000 children cross into neighbouring countries, and 368,000 more become internally displaced UNICEF spokespeople are available for interview NEW YORK/AMMAN/NAIROBI/DAKAR/DUBLIN, 11 May 2023 – UNICEF is stepping up humanitarian support for children … Continued

Sudan teetering toward catastrophe, with children increasingly caught in the crossfire – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE Sudan teetering toward catastrophe, with children increasingly caught in the crossfire – UNICEF UNICEF Ireland Executive Director Peter Power is available for interview Multimedia materials available here DUBLIN, 5 May 2023 – The situation in Sudan is teetering toward a humanitarian catastrophe, and children are increasingly caught in the crossfire. UNICEF is currently … Continued

Fighting in Sudan rapidly worsening an already dire humanitarian situation for children, warn UNICEF, Save the Children and World Vision

PRESS RELEASE Fighting in Sudan rapidly worsening an already dire humanitarian situation for children, warn UNICEF, Save the Children and World Vision UNICEF spokespeople are available for interview KHARTOUM/DUBLIN, 27 April 2023 – As violent clashes in Sudan continue, UNICEF and the child-focused NGOs World Vision and Save the Children are highlighting the danger to children … Continued

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