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UN reports thousands of civilian deaths and millions displaced in Sudan conflict within a year

The UN Fact-Finding Mission in Sudan reports that a year of fighting has caused thousands of deaths and millions displaced. The conflict between the SAF and RSF began in April last year, with over six million internally displaced and nearly two million refugees fleeing to neighboring countries. Nearly 24 million people are in need of aid.

France, Germany, and the European Union will co-host a Humanitarian Conference for Sudan and its Neighbors in Paris on Monday. Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Joyce Msuya, will advocate for increased resources for aid operations in Sudan and the region and improved humanitarian access for timely delivery of supplies.

The Secretary-General will have a video message for the conference. Violent clashes in Sudan between the SAF and RSF since April 15, 2023, have resulted in thousands of civilian deaths, millions displaced, and infrastructure destruction, particularly in Khartoum, the capital.

The UN Fact-Finding Mission in Sudan reports on the devastating impact of a year of conflict in the country. With thousands dead and millions displaced, the SAF and RSF continue to engage in violent clashes, causing widespread destruction and leaving millions in need of humanitarian assistance.

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