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UN wants $3bn to fund humanitarian operations in Sudan

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The United Nations is currently in urgent need of approximately $3 billion (£2.4 billion) to support humanitarian operations in Sudan.

The organization anticipates that over a million individuals will be forced to flee the country due to the ongoing conflict between the national army and rival militia groups.

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Ramesh Rajasingham, the UN’s humanitarian affairs coordinator, has stated that more than half of Sudan’s population, which amounts to 25 million people, require assistance and protection.

This staggering figure represents the highest number of individuals in need ever recorded in the country.

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Unfortunately, providing aid remains a significant challenge as access for humanitarian agencies is severely hindered.

The conflict, which erupted a month ago, has led to the looting of supplies and attacks on aid workers. These obstacles further exacerbate the dire humanitarian situation in Sudan.


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