DTM Sudan Weekly Displacement Snapshot 20




DTM Sudan; dtmsudan@iom.int
Period Covered
Feb 03 2024
Feb 07 2024
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment


From 15 April 2023, armed clashes erupted between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in multiple cities across Sudan. Clashes initially took place in cities across Northern and Khartoum states, later spreading across the Darfur and Kordofan regions.


  • DTM Sudan estimates that 6,217,222 individuals (1,238,945 households) were recently internally displaced.
  • The IDP caseload was observed in 6,709 locations across all of Sudan’s 18 states. 
  • The highest proportions of IDPs were observed across South Darfur (12%), River Nile (11%), East Darfur (11%), White Nile (8%), North Darfur (7%), Sennar (7%), Central Darfur (7%), Northern (6%), Gedaref (6%), and Aj Jazirah (6%).
  • Field teams reported that the IDPs observed were originally displaced from twelve states. The majority (3,530,771 IDPs, 57%) were reportedly displaced from Khartoum state; followed by South Darfur (15%), North Darfur (8%), Aj Jazirah (7%), Central Darfur (4%), West Darfur (4%), East Darfur (1%), South Kordofan (1%), West Kordofan (1%), North Kordofan (1%), Sennar (<1%), and White Nile (<1%).
  • IOM-DTM also reported that an estimated 1,803,213 mixed cross-border movements were made into neighbouring countries.
  • This product provides brief insights into those displaced in Sudan post-15 April 2023. For more granular information on the IDP caseload and the displacement context, please see IOM-DTM's Monthly Displacement Overview (05).

DISCLAIMER: Since 6 February 2024, Sudan has experienced widespread internet/connectivity blackout. As a result, some field teams were unreachable and updated information could not be sent from field teams to offices. Data for the following states were last updated on 2 February 2024, reported on Weekly Displacement Snapshot 19: Aj Jazirah, Khartoum, North Kordofan, Northern, River Nile, Sennar, and White Nile.