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  • From Pasture Lands in the USA to Hungry Mouths in Sudan: WFP’s partnership with USA

    From Pasture Lands in the USA to Hungry Mouths in Sudan: WFP’s partnership with USA

    Through United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United States Government continues to be World Food Programme’s (WFP) largest partner in Sudan. This year, USAID is funding 54% of WFP’s operations in Sudan, allowing WFP to support food-insecure and vulnerable people through distribution of emergency food aid to help critically malnourished children regain their health

  • Natural resources, co-dependence and peace in Sudan

    Natural resources, co-dependence and peace in Sudan

    In Sudan, a country with less than 18 days of rain per year, access to water resources and healthy pasture is especially vital to the survival of rural pastoralist tribes, for whom herding camels and sheep is a common livelihood providing them with milk, meat, and income.

  • Equity of Water Supply Helping the Most Vulnerable

    Equity of Water Supply Helping the Most Vulnerable

    The Urban Water for Darfur (UW4D) project, funded by UK aid from the UK Department for International Development (DFID), has significantly contributed to increased availability and reliability of water sources in the four state capital towns of Darfur: El Fasher (North), Nyala (South), El Geneina (West) and Zalingei (Central).

  • Sudan Humanitarian Fund brings clean water and latrines to hundreds of displaced people

    Sudan Humanitarian Fund brings clean water and latrines to hundreds of displaced people

    Access to clean, running water and sanitation facilities is a daily struggle for many displaced people in Sudan. Across the country, some 3.5 million people need clean drinking water and latrines.

  • Hope for South Sudanese refugees arriving in Darfur

    Hope for South Sudanese refugees arriving in Darfur

    Since the beginning of the year, almost 152,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan, bringing the total number of arrivals to some 400,000 since conflict began in South Sudan in 2013. In East Darfur State, one of the main areas where refugees are arriving, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and partners are providing assistance

  • "We have returned home to nothing"

    "We have returned home to nothing"

    “We are finally home, but we have come back to nothing,” said Kakuma, a Fur woman in her forties from Tala, a village in Boori valley in Darfur’s Jebel Marra region. Kakuma fled Tala with her six children when the area was attacked last year.

  • Bringing clean water to the people of Sudan

    Bringing clean water to the people of Sudan

    Around the world, water drives people. An abundance of it draws people, builds up communities and business, and creates life. A lack of it drives people away, prevents communities and businesses from flourishing, and chokes off life before it can begin.

  • A Livestock Corridor To Promote Peace

    A Livestock Corridor To Promote Peace

    For centuries, pastoralists have migrated with their livestock in search of grazing land along well-trod migratory corridors in Blue Nile state. With the expansion of mechanized farming and increased livestock densities

  • Connecting communities for sustainable water management

    Connecting communities for sustainable water management

    Located near North Darfur’s capital city El Fasher, the Wadi El Ku (Wadi meaning valley) is an area that has seen a substantial population growth over the past 10 years. The current population, which is estimated to be well over 700,000 people,

  • Improving Livelihoods in Eastern Sudan

    Improving Livelihoods in Eastern Sudan

    Khadiga Mohammed, a Sudanese single mother in her forties, remembers all too well her days of poverty. They were, after all, not that long ago. She painfully recalls how, in 2015, she had to explain to one of her seven children that the reason she couldn’t buy them milk every night is because she “can’t afford to.”