Ongoing hostilities between Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and armed opposition groups in parts of South Kordofan, Darfur and Blue Nile states have caused new waves of displacement in these areas. The number of Sudanese refugees arriving in Yida refugee camp in Unity State, South Sudan continued to increase in February.
Cereal to daily wage labor terms of trade have begun to decline seasonally in most markets. Sorghum and millet prices remain stable or have increased slightly due to increased cereal purchase by commercial traders and the National Strategic Grain Reserve Corporation.
Households in conflict areas have little or no access to humanitarian assistance, and currently face Crisis (IPC Phase 3) food insecurity.