• In mid-April 2023, armed conflicts broke out in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, and various places in Sudan, resulting in casualties.  The security situation in Sudan is highly volatile.

    • On 25 October 2021, the military declared a state of emergency. There were reported disruption to internet, mobile services and access to air services.

    • Residents are advised to avoid all travel to the country. Those already there are advised to attend to personal safety and monitor local announcements on the latest situation and notices from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Sudan.  Residents in Sudan who need assistance may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department at (852) 1868, call the 1868 hotline using network data via the Immigration Department Mobile Application, send message to 1868 WhatsApp assistance hotline or submit the Online Assistance Request Form, or contact the Chinese Embassy in Sudan at consular protection hotline: (00249) 990111127.

    • Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit – Online Assistance Request Form

    • (updated on 17 April 2023)

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