Sudan

Total population: 38,800,000 people

UNFPA, as of Dec. 2014

Conflict: Up to 3,100,000 internally displaced

As of Jan. 2015

 

Disasters: Up to 193,000

Newly displaced in 2014

649,300 refugees

Originating from country, UNHCR, as of Jan. 2014

 
Publication | 20 July 2015

Global Estimates 2015: People displaced by disasters

Latest figures from IDMC estimate that more than 19.3 million people were forced to flee their homes by disasters in 100 countries in 2014. Hundreds of thousands more are still displaced following disasters in previous years.

Publication | 11 May 2015

The national responsibility to protect internally displaced people: The Kampala Convention

IDMC organised a training workshop in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council and the AU Commission to promote the ratification and the implementation of the Kampala Convention.

Publication | 21 July 2014

The domino effect: why a wide lens is needed to address displacement in central Africa

The briefing paper highlights need to take into account regional dynamics in central Africa and to provide more timely funding and explores potential areas for cross-border learning.

Overview | 09 July 2014

Sudan: Other crises distract attention from tremendous needs of IDPs

In this overview, IDMC analyses the deeply worrying situation for IDPs in Sudan as well as exploring their outstanding and ongoing needs.

Map | 09 July 2014

Conflict and disaster induced internal displacement for 2013 in Sudan

This map shows conflict and disaster-induced internal displacement in 2013

Blog Post | 14 May 2014

A record 33.3 million displaced by conflict and violence worldwide, with Nigeria in the top 5 countries most affected

IDMC's annual report reveals 12.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have been internally displaced by conflict & violence in 2013.

Summary | 31 December 2013

Sudan: Internal displacement in brief

At least 470,000 people were newly displaced in Sudan in 2013.

 
Overview | 09 July 2014

Sudan: Other crises distract attention from tremendous needs of IDPs

In this overview, IDMC analyses the deeply worrying situation for IDPs in Sudan as well as exploring their outstanding and ongoing needs.

Overview | 09 July 2013

A worsening displacement crisis in need of a comprehensive response

There has been some progress in the implementation of agreements and frameworks relevant to supporting IDPs at the national and regional level, but it has been slow and insufficient

Overview | 23 December 2010

Durable solutions elusive as southern IDPs return and Darfur remains tense

At the end of 2010 at least 4.5 million people were internally displaced in Darfur, the Greater Khartoum area, South Kordofan and the ten states of Southern Sudan.

Overview | 27 May 2010

Rising inter-tribal violence in the south and renewed clashes in Darfur cause new waves of displacement

As of May 2010, at least 4.9 million people are internally displaced in Darfur, the Greater Khartoum area, South Kordofan and the ten States of Southern Sudan, with unknown numbers of internally displaced people in the other northern and eastern States.

Overview | 27 May 2009

4.9 million IDPs across Sudan face ongoing turmoil

As a result of Sudan’s numerous conflicts, about 4.9 million people remain internally dis-placed in the country; together they make up the single largest internally displaced popula-tion in the world.

Overview | 12 October 2007

Outlook for IDPs remains bleak

In southern Sudan, around 140,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) returned to their homes in the first six months of 2007, adding to more than one million IDPs estimated to have returned since the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) be-tween the central government and the southern-based Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army.

Overview | 17 August 2006

Slow IDP return to south while Darfur crisis continues unabated

More than one year after the signing of a Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) which ended 21 years of civil war between the central government and the southern-based Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army, there are still an estimated five million internally displaced people in Sudan, including 1.8 million from the separate conflict in the western Darfur region.

Overview | 31 October 2005

Devastation holds back IDP return to south while continuing violence hampers aid operations in Darfur

An estimated six million of Sudan’s more than 30 million citizens have been forced from their homes as a direct or indirect result of fighting between government troops and allied militias on the one hand and various insurgent groups on the other during the last few decades.

 
Publication | 20 July 2015

Global Estimates 2015: People displaced by disasters

Latest figures from IDMC estimate that more than 19.3 million people were forced to flee their homes by disasters in 100 countries in 2014. Hundreds of thousands more are still displaced following disasters in previous years.

Publication | 11 May 2015

The national responsibility to protect internally displaced people: The Kampala Convention

IDMC organised a training workshop in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council and the AU Commission to promote the ratification and the implementation of the Kampala Convention.

Publication | 21 July 2014

The domino effect: why a wide lens is needed to address displacement in central Africa

The briefing paper highlights need to take into account regional dynamics in central Africa and to provide more timely funding and explores potential areas for cross-border learning.

Summary | 31 December 2013

Sudan: Internal displacement in brief

At least 470,000 people were newly displaced in Sudan in 2013.

Country Profile | 23 December 2010

Sudan: Durable solutions elusive as southern IDPs return and Darfur remains tense

At the end of 2010 at least 4.5 million people were internally displaced in Darfur, the Greater Khartoum area, South Kordofan and the ten states of Southern Sudan.

Country Profile | 28 May 2010

Sudan: Rising inter-tribal violence in the south and renewed clashes in Darfur cause new waves of displacement

As of May 2010, at least 4.9 million people are internally displaced in Darfur, the Greater Khartoum area, South Kordofan and the ten States of Southern Sudan, with unknown numbers of internally displaced people in the other northern and eastern States.

Country Profile | 27 May 2009

Sudan: 4.9 million IDPs across Sudan face ongoing turmoil

IDMC profile of the situations of internal displacement in Sudan. As a result of Sudan’s numerous conflicts, about 4.9 million people remain internally displaced in the country; together they make up the single largest internally displaced population in the world.

Country Profile | 03 October 2007

Sudan: Outlook for IDPs remains bleak

In southern Sudan, around 140,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) returned to their homes in the first six months of 2007, adding to more than one million IDPs estimated to have returned since the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the central government and the southern-based Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army.

Country Profile | 03 October 2007

Sudan: Profile of Internal Displacement

Over half a million people have been displaced in Sudan, aggravating the world's largest internal displacement crisis despite a peace deal signed last year. Since January 2002, some 550,000 Sudanese fled attacks by the Khartoum government in southern oil-rich regions, and at least 30,000 more fled fighting between government and rebel groups.

Country Profile | 17 August 2006

Sudan: Slow IDP return to south while Darfur crisis continues unabated

Today IDMC released a new profile of the situations of internal displacement in Sudan. As a result of Sudan’s numerous conflicts, about 4.9 million people remain internally displaced in the country; together they make up the single largest internally displaced population in the world.

Country Profile | 29 October 2005

Sudan: Profile of Internal Displacement (October 2005)

An estimated six million of Sudan’s more than 30 million citizens have been forced from their homes as a direct or indirect result of fighting between government troops and allied militias on the one hand and various insurgent groups on the other during the last few decades.

Country Profile | 24 March 2005

Sudan: Profile of Internal Displacement (March 2005)

New prospects for a lasting peace in Sudan after two decades of civil war have been overshadowed by the continuing crisis in Darfur. Sudan has been home to the world's worst displacement crisis. An estimated six million of its citizens have been forced from their homes, as a result of over 20 years of fighting between government troops and allied militias on the one hand and various insurgent groups on the other.

Country Profile | 19 May 2004

Sudan: Profile of Internal Displacement (May 2004)

Since the 1980s, the conflict ravaging Sudan has generated the world's largest internally displaced population. Over four million people have fled their homes to escape fighting between government troops, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) and several smaller militia groups.

Country Profile | 15 March 2004

Sudan: Profile of Internal Displacement (March 2004)

Since the 1980s, the conflict ravaging Sudan has generated the world's largest internally displaced population. Over four million people have fled their homes to escape fighting between government troops, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) and several smaller militia groups.

Country Profile | 01 October 2003

Sudan: Profile of Internal Displacement

Sudan is home to the world’s largest internally displaced population. An estimated four million people are currently internally displaced, and despite a ceasefire in 2002, fighting has continued in Sudan’s 20 year old civil war, causing hundreds of thousands more people to be displaced.

Country Profile | 26 March 2002

Sudan: Profile of Internal Displacement

More than thirty years of civil war and inter tribal conflicts have caused tremendous suffering for the civilian Sudanese population. Since the conflict escalated in 1983 there have been an estimated two million war-related deaths and reliable sources estimate that 4 million or more remain internally displaced – with little prospect for large-scale returns in the near future.

 
Blog Post | 14 May 2014

A record 33.3 million displaced by conflict and violence worldwide, with Nigeria in the top 5 countries most affected

IDMC's annual report reveals 12.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have been internally displaced by conflict & violence in 2013.

 
Map | 09 July 2014

Conflict and disaster induced internal displacement for 2013 in Sudan

This map shows conflict and disaster-induced internal displacement in 2013

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