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24 Aug 2012 description

ARC Working with Local Communities to Help Refugees Who Fled to Uganda from Five African Countries

Kampala, Uganda (August 24, 2012)—Recent violence in Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo has forced thousands of people to flee their homes and seek refuge in neighboring Uganda. In the Ugandan settlements where refugees live, violence against women is a growing concern.

28 Apr 2006 description

The American Refugee Committee International (ARC) is encouraging its supporters to join in the struggle to help the people of Darfur.

The armed conflict in Darfur, Sudan recently entered its fourth year.

09 Aug 2005 description

The US Agency for International Development's (USAID) Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance recently awarded the American Refugee Committee International (ARC) $2,797,000 to continue providing health care, water and sanitation training programs for internally-displaced persons (IDP) and war-affected populations in Darfur, Sudan.

13 Sep 2004 description

The American Refugee Committee has completed it first major airlift of humanitarian supplies into the war-torn region of south Darfur, Sudan. The shipment, which included plastic tarps, blankets, hygiene products, and water jugs, will be distributed to many of the 150,000 displaced people who have taken refuge near the south Darfur capital of Nyala.

"Our initial assessments in Darfur noted the disastrous conditions for the victims of this crisis," remarked Hugh Parmer, ARC's president.

08 Jul 2004 description

Move will enhance ARC's relief operations in region

03 Mar 2000 description

Minneapolis, March 3, 2000 -- The American Refugee Committee (ARC) said today it hoped that 11 humanitarian agencies that had pulled out of southern Sudan would be able to return as soon as possible to help the millions of people at risk in the war-torn region.