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07 Apr 2017 description
report Deutsche Welle

Laura Wagenknecht

Friday, April 7, is World Health Day and perhaps a reminder that easy access to healthcare is still far from universal. In the Nuba Mountains, a German charity hospital is struggling to help war casualties.

Sweat is forming on the brow of Joseph Yacoub. It is 40 degrees Celsius in the operating room of the hospital run by the German Emergency Doctors charity (Deutsche Not-Ärzte e.V.) in the rebel-held town of Kauda in the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan, Sudan.

05 Jan 2017 description
report Deutsche Welle

It's been three months since the "Jungle" refugee camp in Calais was closed and hundreds of minors arrived in the UK. Abigail Frymann Rouch reports from London on how young African refugees are acclimatizing.

25 Oct 2016 description
report Deutsche Welle

Activists and the victims of the Darfur genocide are calling on the international community to do more to end the ongoing violence against women and children in the Darfur region of Sudan.

Women, and children as young as seven years old have allegedly been raped in Darfur since the so-called first genocide of the 21st century started thirteen years ago.

07 Sep 2016 description
report Deutsche Welle

Darfur marks an end of transitional government's term. But Darfuri refugees still feel unsafe as the conflict continues in parts of the region.

01 Jul 2016 description
report Deutsche Welle

Five years after the start of a war in Sudan, fought with ground attacks and aerial bombings, South Kordofan refugees are still seeking safety in neighboring South Sudan.

By Laura Wagenknecht

When the war in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan's South Kordofan state began in 2011, thousands of Nuba people fled to neighboring South Sudan. They settled close to the border in Yida where they built a market, workshops, houses and schools.