Sudan’s most notable humanitarian facts and figures:
- 7.1 million people in the country require humanitarian assistance. (USAID, 2018)
- Around 2.8 million children younger than 5 are acutely malnourished, with 640,000 suffering from severe acute malnutrition. (United Nations, 2018)
Sudan is the first country the Islamic Relief global family provided relief to by responding to famine in 1984. Since then, Islamic Relief USA has worked to provide humanitarian aid in the region as permitted by U.S. law. Recent aid has included emergency response to flood survivors.