DTM Sudan - Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on Migrants in Eastern Sudan: Summary of Findings

DTM Sudan, DTMSudan@iom.int
Period Covered
Jun 01 2021
Jul 15 2022
  • Other
  • Community Perception


This policy brief summarizes key findings from a 2022 report by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on the socioeconomic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrants in Gedaraf and Kassala states in eastern Sudan.  In line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Group’s framework for evaluating the immediate socioeconomic impact of the health emergency,  the report analyses the effects of the pandemic along six pillars:  

1. Health first - Protecting Health Services and Systems during the crisis,

2. Protecting People: Social Protection and Basic Services,

3. Economic Response and Recovery,

4. Macroeconomic Response and Multilateral Collaboration,

5. Social Cohesion and Community Resilience and

6. Mobility.