Highlights Last Updated: 04 Mar 2021
- Sudan became the first country in the Middle East and North Africa region to receive vaccines against COVID-19 from the COVAX facility.
- Tens of thousands of vulnerable Ethiopian people have crossed the border into eastern Sudan fleeing conflict in the Tigray region that started in November 2020.
- Displacement, above-average food prices and macroeconomic difficulties are contributing to higher-than-normal emergency food assistance needs during the post-harvest season.
- International aid to Sudan continues to arrive