Martin Griffiths, UN Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Aid Coordinator, shared a message on the subject from his social media account.
Griffiths pointed out that many people lost their lives and were displaced as a result of the attacks.
Emphasizing that aid routes are closed and food stocks are depleted, Griffiths said, “We call on all parties to end the conflict and allow access to aid.” used the phrase.
Griffiths stressed that the UN is deeply concerned about the escalating conflict, especially in South Darfur and South Kurdufan regions.
UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) stated that the clashes between the army and the Rapid Support Forces (HDK) have intensified since 16 August in the central city of Fula in the western Kurdufan state, and offices of government offices, banks, UN and non-governmental organizations were also looted. had recorded.
UN Humanitarian Affairs Coordination Office (OCHA), on the other hand, announced that 60 people were killed and approximately 50 thousand people were displaced in the clashes between the army and the HDK in the city of Nyala in the South Darfur state in the west of the country.
Clashes between the army and the HDK in Sudan
The Sudanese army wanted the full integration of the HDK into the army within 2 years, which it once supported but saw as a threat because it acted as an independent and parallel army.
The verbal war and tension, which started with the HDK’s declaration that it could accept this in a period spanning about 10 years after the civilian government, turned into an armed conflict between the parties in the capital Khartoum and various cities on the morning of April 15.
More than 3,000 people, mostly civilians, lost their lives and tens of thousands were injured in the fierce clashes that are still going on in Khartoum and its environs, especially in the western cities, which is now in its 5th month.
The UN reported that more than 4.3 million people were displaced due to the conflict in Sudan.