We at the African humanitarian organisation ForAfrika urge the forces embroiled in conflict in Sudan to avoid a crisis of tremendous proportions by working swiftly to find a political solution to their differences.
It is tragic that thousands of civilians are trapped in Sudans capital city, Khartoum as well as other cities, because a ceasefire between warring factions collapsed on Tuesday 18 April 2023.
Here in South Sudan, where we have our largest operations, we are still dealing with the fallout of the civil war that led to the founding of South Sudan in 2011.
Sudan has long been a point of stability and a place to which refugees fled, in a region mired in conflict, says Wentzel.
The detente was called to allow residents of the city, trapped by the conflict that erupted on 15 April, to obtain desperately needed relief and supplies.
The cost to human life and the amount of suffering that this conflict will precipitate is unconscionable.