Chad — Sudan crisis response: Flash update 6 (12 June 2023)
Jun 12 2023
- Flow Monitoring Survey
- Flow Monitoring
Since the beginning of clashes in April in Sudan, over 100,000 people have crossed the border into Chad. IOM estimates that more than 26 000 of them are Chadian returnees and expects this number to rise to 60,000 in the coming weeks. In coordination with CNARR and humanitarian officials, IOM has already registered 22 202 returnees and 31 third-country nationals (from South Sudan, Ethiopia, the Central African Republic and Nigeria) in 20 locations in three provinces. Intentions surveys show that many returnees are waiting for family members to join them or hope to return to Sudan to recover their belongings.
IOM works with a range of operational partners in the returnee response including the Government of Chad, UNHCR, LWF, PUI, UNICEF, MSF, UNFPA, ICRC, IRC, the Chadian Red Cross and WFP. • Finally, the beginning of the rainy season threatens to hinder the access of humanitarian actors to vulnerable populations