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31 Oct 2005 description
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An estimated six million of Sudan's more than 30 million citizens have been forced from their homes as a direct or indirect result of fighting between government troops and allied militias on the one hand and various insurgent groups on the other during the last few decades.

13 Oct 2005 description
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At least 29 IDPs were killed and several others seriously injured when the Aro Sharow camp in Sudan's West Darfur region was attacked by several hundred armed militiamen at the end of September. This is the first time since the Darfur conflict erupted in February 2003 that an IDP camp has come under direct attack, and signals an alarming deterioration in the security situation in the region. At the same time a spate of attacks on villages in North Darfur has displaced more than 5,000 people in recent weeks and severely hampered humanitarian access to IDP camps in the region.

24 Mar 2005 description
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New prospects for a lasting peace in Sudan after two decades of civil war have been overshadowed by the continuing crisis in Darfur. Sudan has been home to the world's worst displacement crisis. An estimated six million of its citizens have been forced from their homes, as a result of over 20 years of fighting between government troops and allied militias on the one hand and various insurgent groups on the other.

24 Mar 2005 description
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GENEVA, 24 March 2005 - The internal displacement crisis in Sudan - with an estimated six million people the worst in the world - continues to deteriorate, according to a report published by the Global IDP Project of the Norwegian Refugee Council today.

"Large numbers of Sudanese are forcibly displaced from their homes every day, and this not only happens in Darfur, but also in other parts of the country such as the oil-rich Upper Nile region", said Elisabeth …

15 Mar 2004 description
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GENEVA, 15 March 2004 - Large numbers of people continue to be forced to flee their homes in Sudan's western Darfur region where the Sudanese army and government-backed militias have reportedly stepped up attacks against civilians in their fight against rebels operating in the area, according to a report published by the Global IDP Project of the Norwegian Refugee Council today.

15 Mar 2004 description
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This summary outlines the main findings of the newly updated country profile on internal displacement in Sudan. The profile was prepared by the Global IDP Project of the Norwegian Refugee Council, which monitors and analyses internal displacement in over 50 countries worldwide. The full country profile is available from the Project's Database (http://www.idpproject.org), or upon request by e-mail (idpproject@nrc.ch).

01 Oct 2003 description
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The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now updated its country profile on internal displacement in Sudan. A summary is presented below. The Database and the country profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org, or the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (idpsurvey@nrc.ch)

23 Sep 2003 description
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Uganda's 17-year civil conflict entered a new phase in mid 2002 when the Ugandan army launched Operation Iron Fist and entered southern Sudan with the objective of finally wiping out the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

28 Mar 2003 description
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Over half a million people have been displaced in Sudan, aggravating the world's largest internal displacement crisis despite a peace deal signed last year. Since January 2002, some 550,000 Sudanese fled attacks by the Khartoum government in southern oil-rich regions, and at least 30,000 more fled fighting between government and rebel groups. While Sudan's internally displaced people (IDPs) have continued to suffer attacks from all sides and widespread hunger and disease, the government and the main rebel group have signed a peace deal and developed their IDP policies.

15 Oct 2002 description
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The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now updated its country profile on internal displacement in Uganda. A summary is presented below. The Database and the country profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.orgor the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (idpsurvey@nrc.ch).

26 Sep 2002 description
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A Global Overview of Internal Displacement

26 Sep 2002 description
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Some 25 million people are now internally displaced due to conflicts that have spread since the Cold War, according to a major new survey published this week. Internally displaced people (IDPs) are a huge humanitarian problem; outnumbering conventional refugees by two-to-one and nearly always receiving less protection, says the four-year survey by the Global IDP Project.

15 May 2001 description
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The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now released a updated country profile on internal displacement in Sudan. A summary is presented below. The Database and the Sudan profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org, or the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (andreas.danevad@nrc.ch).

13 Nov 2000 description
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The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now updated its country profile on internal displacement in Sudan. A brief summary is presented below. The Database and the country profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org, or the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (idpsurvey@nrc.ch).