In total, more than 2.6 million people have been displaced since the beginning of the conflict on 15 April.
Meanwhile, more than 730,000 people have fled Sudan for neighboring countries, according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.
Top UN officials visited the refugee camp
On Tuesday, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and the head of the World Food Program (WFP), Cindy McCain, visited a camp in eastern Chad that hosts Sudanese refugees.
Ms. Mohammed said he was inspired by the courage of those fleeing there, many of them women and children, UN spokesman Stéphane Dujarric told reporters in New York.
“He said he also heard stories of unimaginable suffering in Sudan and many needs in Chad,” he added. “More international support is needed for refugees and their host communities, he said.”
An ongoing support
Back in Sudan, humanitarians continue to provide relief to civilians.
In North Darfur, the UN children’s agency (UNICEF) and partners are supporting water trucks to gathering places for internally displaced people, as well as health care facilities. They have also built more than two dozen toilets.
Mr. Dujarric said that the UN health agency WHO is working closely with Sudan’s Ministry of Health and other partners in the states that harbor internally displaced persons to provide essential, reproductive, sexual, maternal and pediatric care. care
On Monday, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners were able to deliver life-saving supplies, including 3,000 reproductive health kits, to six hospitals in Khartoum state.
He said UNFPA is committed to reaching all women and girls in need in Sudan with urgent health and protection services.