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11 Sep 2007 description

After two years, the IRC this month concluded a highly successful program that has helped thousands of South Sudanese living in refugee camps prepare for their return home.

09 Jan 2007 description

Sherkole Refugee Camp, Ethiopia 09 Jan 2007 - Deciding whether or not to return home 20 years after you've left isn't easy. But this is the dilemma facing 70,000 southern Sudanese refugees who have lived in Ethiopia for two decades. Many have never seen their homeland: they were born and raised in refugee camps.

Sudan's 20-year internal conflict ended in January 2006 when the southern Sudanese armies and the government of Sudan signed a peace agreement. Since then, UNHCR and other U.N.

17 Sep 2002 description

The IRC has received a grant from the U.S. Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration for $550,040 for assistance programs for Sudanese refugees in the Sherkole refugee camp in Ethiopia. The year-long funding period begins in September 2002. This funding will pay for a multi-sectoral program focusing on water and sanitation services, assistance to vulnerable populations, and educational capacity-building.