Beneath the surface: Exploring the economic dynamics of Sudan's crisis for humanitarians

Published 02. Nov 2023
This report analyses the complex economic landscape in 2023 Sudan for humanitarians.

It brings to light the critical issues of soaring inflation, intricate exchange rates, and the looming threat of financial instability, urging immediate and strategic action.

Among the key findings, the report emphasises the pressing need for adapting humanitarian interventions to the rapidly changing economic conditions and preparing for potential financial downturns.

The major recommendations highlight the importance of incorporating inflation forecasts into all financial planning, prioritising a cash-first approach, and fostering robust communication channels with financial service providers. Additionally, it calls for diversifying financial mechanisms and fostering resilience against liquidity constraints.

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