UN: Sudanese are forced to eat grass and leaves from despair

People in Sudan are forced to eat grass and leaves from despair. This is stated in the publication of the World Food Program of the UN (UN RFP) on the social network x.

“Despair forces people in Sudan is grass and wild leaves. Non -vigor among children has reached an alarming level,” the world’s largest humanitarian organization said.

UN VPP expanded the activities of extraordinary food assistance and are working around the clock on food delivery throughout the country, it follows from the message.

VPP officials took operational measures against the backdrop of the dramatic situation in Sudan and activated the activities to provide extraordinary assistance, added to the organization.

June fifth, the UN press service said that the crisis in South Sudan is so serious that, according to forecasts, from April to July 2024, the number of people subject to depletion and starvation will almost double compared to the same period 2023.

According to the corresponding report, limited internal food supply and the depreciation of local currency lead to a sharp increase in food prices.

The situation will aggravate the expected floods and the next waves of conflicts in the country. In addition, the further increase in the number of repatriates and refugees from Sudan will probably increase an acute shortage of food both among the new arrivals and among taking communities.

– armed conflict in Sudan

The armed confrontation between the army of Sudan and the SBR began on April 15 last year. The reason for the clashes was the issue of integration of the SBR into the structure of the army.

The fighting that began in the capital soon covered other units of the country. The Sudan government called on the international community to declare the SBR “terrorist grouping”.

The bloodshed does not stop contrary to agreements on the ceasefire and international pressure on the conflicting parties.

According to the UN, the world’s largest crisis of population movement and hunger is observed in Sudan. As a result of the armed conflict, more than 16 thousand people were killed, about 8.7 million people were forced to leave their homes and more than 25 million people need humanitarian assistance.