Daily Archives: September 27, 2020

Medical Coverage Provides a Lifeline for Returning Migrants in the Time of COVID-19

Since the first recorded case of COVID-19 in Sudan on 13 March 2020, 195 people have lost their lives, with more than 4,300 cases recorded. The virus does not discriminate — many migrants, returnees and those forcibly displaced are at heightened risk due to already existing vulnerabilities. Sudan is home to around 1.4 million migrants

Over 100 Arrive In Sudan As Voluntary Humanitarian Return Flights Resume

Over 100 Sudanese migrants have returned on the first Libya-Sudan Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) flight since the onset of COVID-19. The returnees travelled on 12 September in a long-awaited charter arranged by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in coordination with the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Sudanese embassy in Tripoli. IOM’s VHR