15 Apr 2024

Year of civil war in Sudan ‘a nightmare of hunger and displacement’

International Editor

What’s happening between Israel, Iran and Hamas may be vexing the international community, but for a full year now another war has been creating what the UN Secretary General today described as a ‘nightmare of hunger and displacement’.

The Sudanese civil war is only a year old today but it has already displaced over 8 million people, sending refugees fleeing to Egypt, South Sudan and Chad.

And half the population of Sudan – some 24 million people – now face famine.