DTM Sudan Weekly Displacement Snapshot 28




DTM Sudan; dtmsudan@iom.int
Period Covered
Apr 12 2024
Apr 17 2024
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment

This report reflects data corresponding to Weekly Displacement Snapshot 28 dataset, valid as of 17 April 2024. The dataset is available here


On 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 6,720,136 individuals (1,338,746 households) were displaced internally since 15 April 2023. 
  • The IDP caseload was observed in 7,230 locations across all of Sudan’s 18 states. 
  • The highest proportions of IDPs were hosted across South Darfur (11%), River Nile (10%), and East Darfur (10%).
  • Field teams reported that the IDPs observed were originally displaced from twelve states. The majority (3,564,619 IDPs, 53%) were reportedly displaced from Khartoum state; followed by South Darfur (15%), Aj Jazirah (10%), North Darfur (9%), Central Darfur (4%), West Darfur (4%), South Kordofan (2%), East Darfur (1%), West Kordofan (1%), North Kordofan (1%), Sennar (1%) and White Nile (<1%).
  • IOM-DTM also reported that an estimated 2,063,976 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 One Year of Conflict: Visualizing the World's Largest Displacement Crisis