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28 Jul 2008 description

Life in Darfur can be tough, but the region's rainy season can make that life even more difficult. Families who have lost their homes due to ongoing conflict now live in mud huts and straw shelters with little more than a plastic tarp offering protection from the rain.

23 Jul 2008 description

Presbyterian World Service & Development (PWS&D), through the Action by Churches Together (ACT) International network, continues to help those in Darfur affected by the conflict that has left hundreds of thousands dead or homeless.

With the crisis in its fifth year, the situation in Darfur remains serious. The need is great not only for immediate, life-saving services but longer-term solutions to help displaced people rebuild their lives.

12 Feb 2008 description

Presbyterian World Service & Development (PWS&D) is extending its commitment to support host communities and people displaced by violence in the western region of the country with another $20,000.

With the Darfur crisis entering it's fifth year, it has become a protracted emergency with a need to focus on provision not only of life-saving services, but short to medium-term livelihood solutions for those who are still unable to return home in safety.

Your help is needed to get life-saving supplies to people in need and to support programs to rebuild …

08 Feb 2008 description

PWS&D Newswire: Catherine Dennis with ACT-Caritas reports from Darfur, Sudan

DEREIG CAMP, SOUTH DARFUR, SUDAN, February 8, 2008 - Under the shade of a straw roof, the space is alive with chatter.

19 Jul 2007 description

Overview: Deplorable health and sanitation situation for Chadians displaced by conflict in Darfur

Conflict in Darfur, Sudan is spilling over the border into neighbouring Chad, contributing to a deteriorating situation for refugees and internally displaced people. With large numbers of Darfuri refugees already living in eastern Chad, the cross-border violence is now displacing Chadians.

01 Dec 2004 description

PWS&D is supporting a major relief effort being under taken by Action by Churches Together (ACT) and Caritas International, who are working hard to use their resources to support internally displaced people in Darfur, Sudan. PWS&D has sent $31,467 to ACT to support this work. PWS&D is also supporting food shipments through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Rainer Lang, ACT/Caritas Information Officer in Darfur in November 2004 reports on the current situation in Darfur.

01 Oct 2004 description

PWS&D has already sent $20,000 to Action by Churches Together (ACT) for Darfur Sudan. ACT is working closely with Caritas, the international Catholic relief agency on this response. PWS&D is also working towards a response through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Much more support is needed in this response.

Presbyterian World Service & Development is calling on churches not to forget the people in Darfur, Sudan, in what is being called as the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

24 Sep 2004 description

PWS&D has already sent $20,000 to Action by Churches Together (ACT) for Darfur Sudan. ACT is working closely with Caritas, the international Catholic relief agency on this response. PWS&D is also working towards a response through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Much more support is needed in this response.

The humanitarian situation in the Darfur region of Sudan continues to be very grim.

05 Jul 2004 description

By Fiona Callister in Khartoum

The stories that are coming out of West Darfur, Sudan continue to astound. Tens of thousands of black African farmers have been slaughtered and driven from their homes by Arab raiders, known as janjaweed. The Sudanese government has been accused of having authorized and armed the Arab fighters to depopulate the western Darfur region after its farmers rebelled against the government's authority.

It is being called the world's most serious humanitarian crisis. Thousands of children face starvation and millions left homeless.

01 Jun 2004 description

Presbyterian World Service & Development has sent $20,000 to assist victims of the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan. The assistance includes blankets, kitchen utensils, vegetable seeds for small gardens, agriculture inputs, educational materials, water pumps and basic health services. Some relief food will also be distributed under food-for-work programs.

20 Aug 2002 description

A CONFERENCE OF RECONCILIATION AND HEALING BETWEEN THE DIDINGA PEOPLE AND THE SUDAN PEOPLES LIBERATION MOVEMENT/ARMY (SPLM/A)