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Darfur emergency response

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World Vision continues to assist the most vulnerable

In the Darfur region of Sudan, a four-year conflict between rebel groups and the government has driven more than 2.45 million people into temporary camps — and more than 200,000 have been killed. World Vision is providing humanitarian assistance to nearly 400,000 displaced people, including emergency food and water, sanitation, health, nutrition, education, and livelihood programs. Read more...

Latest News

03/28/2008In Sudan, more than 2 million people risk being cut off ...
03/14/2008Chad-Sudan peace agreement leaves N'Djamena locals uncertain
01/29/2007Humanitarian Agencies Warn Darfur Operations Approaching Breaking Point

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> World Vision's Work in Darfur
> How Your Audience Can Help
> How We Respond to Disasters
> Child-Friendly Spaces

Additional Resources

>NY Times on How to Help
>Reuters AlertNet
>Relief Web

World Vision runs Child-Friendly Spaces in Darfur, Sudan to provide a safe place for displaced children to play and learn.
photo by Jon Warren/World Vision

These children are new arrivals at an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp. They have just a woken after sleeping another night without shelter.
photo by Jon Warren/World Vision

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Abdul, 7, lies ill after another night without shelter at a South Darfur IDP camp.
photo by Jon Warren/World Vision
The conflict in Darfur has left thousands of women and children widowed or orphaned.
photo by Jon Warren/World Vision

Many women have been arriving alone to IDP camps, saying that their husbands have been killed.
photo by Jon Warren/World Vision
A displaced mother and her child sit by their fire in an IDP camp.
photo by Jon Warren/World Vision

Displaced families set up plastic dwellings across the camp, as they struggle to cope with their new, despondent life.
photo by Jon Warren/World Vision
Newly arrived families set up temporary, plastic dwellings across the camp, as they struggle to cope after having lost everything
photo by Jon Warren/World Vision

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