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Voices from Sudan

Shagra an RRF beneficiary

Sharga a 65 old woman living in Kutum Town, North Darfur State, is the main breadwinner before displacment, with her blind husband and 8 children who strrugled to support themselves before a armed conflict destroyed their village and she lost all her work materials.

Ermias a migrant waiting to get resettled to Canada

Four years ago, I walked for 5 days from Eritrea to kassala, East Sudan. It took me this long because I wasn't sure of the way, Now am exicted that my application to resettle in canada is underway.

Migrant Resource and Response Centre in Sudan

Juumia and her four children were among a group of Nigerians referred to IOM by their embassy in Khartoum for assisted return. After 9 months hand to mouth survival, she was referred for assistance in returning back to Nigeria.

Issues in focus

Rapid Response Fund

The Rapid Response Fund (RRF) is a funding mechanism supported by USAID/OFDA to provide swift response to emerging critical needs of vulnerable, newly displaced people.

Assistance to Migrants through MRRC

The newly opened Migrant Resource and Response Center (MRRC) in Khartoum on the 15th of December, first of its kind in Sudan, provides migrants with medical assistance, counselling, information on the risks of irregular migration, and facilitates assisted voluntary return and reintegration to countries of origin.

South Sudanese Response

The conflict that erupted in South Sudan in December 2013 has continued throughout 2015 and 2016, forcing 198,707 (UNHCR) South Sudanese to flee into Sudan, both increasing the vulnerable mobile population and further straining existing resources in both the Kordofan and Darfur Regions.