The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, warned Sunday evening that the humanitarian situation in Sudan has reached a “breaking point”.“.
This came in a statement he issued prior to his trip to the region “immediately in light of the deterioration of the crisis in Sudan”, based on the directives of the Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres..
Griffiths said, in the statement, which was published on the website of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: “Two weeks ago, clashes erupted in Khartoum and other parts of Sudan.”“.
“The humanitarian situation in Sudan has reached a breaking point,” he added“.
He explained that access to urgent health care, including those injured in the violence, is “severely restricted, which increases the risk of death.”“.