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24 May 2011 description
report CHF International

After over 20 years of civil war and peace negotiations, South Sudan is faced with many challenges related to its newfound statehood. Large numbers of IDPs and refugees are returning, straining the local government’s capacity to deliver basic services and meet the needs of its population. Since 2004, CHF has demonstrated leadership in promoting economic development in South Sudan. CHF is currently implementing sustainable support to these returnees, providing economic opportunities, infrastructure development, access to water and sanitation, and civic awareness.

02 Jul 2009 description
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As little as $30 can provide safe drinking water to 100 people for a month.

Urgent help is needed for the people of Juba, South Sudan, to prevent a repeat of the 2007 outbreak of cholera. In the first half of 2007 over 3000 people in the capital of South Sudan fell ill with cholera and 74 people died of the lethal waterborne disease after drinking water from the Nile, the source of 80% of their water.

Since that time, CHF International has been chlorinating water at seven key water pumping sites along the Nile, disinfecting 400-500 water trucks a day - enough safe water for …

10 Apr 2009 description
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Emerging from many years of civil war, South Sudan is occupied with the challenging process of rebuilding and experiencing a nascent economic recovery as a result.

05 Mar 2009 description
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Silver Spring, March 5, 2009 - The government of Sudan has revoked the registration of many NGOs working in Sudan.

22 Jan 2009 description
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For the Southern Sudan Radio Distribution Initiative 931 is not an impressive number.

In fact, compared to the 8000+ radios CHF International has distributed in other areas of Warrap State in the space of a week, 931 seems positively paltry.

But there are other numbers that put this distribution in Abyei County into perspective: several days of fighting 3 months previous, at least 50 people killed, and an estimated 50,000 residents who fled.

19 Feb 2008 description
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To assist people displaced or in some way affected by the violence in Sudan , since 2004, CHF International has had a number of projects-mostly in the southern regions and in Darfur.Programs have included initiatives to alleviate gender-based violence and empower women, build livelihoods and generate income, and provide basic emergency relief to refugees and displaced people.

In 2007, CHF projects in Sudan included the Community Livelihoods Improvement Program in Southern Sudan (CLIPSS) and Beyond Relief in a Complex Emergency (BRICE III).The BRICE III program provided sustainable …

10 Aug 2007 description
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In the extreme South of Sudan, along the Ugandan border, lies Kajo Keji County. The county has been ravaged by decades of war in Sudan, in which control of the county changed hands multiple times, and the spillover from a conflict in Northern Uganda between the Lord's Resistance Army rebels and the Kampala government. Much of the population of the county fled to Uganda during the war, with many residing in refugee camps for more than 20 years.

07 Aug 2007 description
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After more than two years of living in refugee camps, Darfur's young people have begun to grow dissatisfied with their limited employment options and the continuous insecurity in the region that prevents them from venturing elsewhere.

In a camp in South Darfur that is home to 90,000 displaced people, U.S.

06 Feb 2007 description
report CHF International

Through the VIP (Visiting International Professionals) Program, CHF International utilizes the skills of volunteers willing to donate their time and energy to support our programs around the world. As CHF strives to be a catalyst for change, these VIP volunteers embody that effort. In the past year alone VIPs have designed databases for HIV/AIDS programs in Kenya, trained craft entrepreneurs in Georgia and developed tools for cooperative business initiatives in the Philippines.

21 Dec 2006 description
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Trainings Cultivate Youth Livelihood Options

Darfur's displaced youth are a particularly neglected segment of the population. After more than two years of living in camps, young people have begun to grow dissatisfied with their limited employment options and the continuous insecurity in the region that prevents them from venturing elsewhere.

In Kalma camp, South Darfur, home to 90,000 displaced people, USAID partner CHF International has responded to this situation by introducing the concept of community ownership and responsibility to youth.

09 Nov 2006 description
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CHF International has been working throughout North and South Darfur states since September 2004 to address the food security, shelter and livelihoods needs of individuals living in camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs), host communities and conflict-affected villages.

Building upon three successfully completed projects in Darfur, the current Beyond Relief in a Complex Environment (BRICE) project aims to reduce suffering of displaced and conflict-affected people in Darfur by strengthening coping mechanisms, developing transferable skills, and building local capacity to prepare …

07 Nov 2006 description
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Since gaining independence from the United Kingdom in 1956, Sudan has struggled to maintain peace in this ethnically diverse region of Eastern Africa.

01 Nov 2006 description
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In this issues:

  • Building Peace in Colombia: One Neighborhood at a Time
  • Enhancing Economic Opportunity and Stability in Haiti
  • Editorial
  • From Darfur to Santa Fe: A Journey of Empowerment
  • Assessing the Impact of Con.
16 Oct 2006 description
report CHF International

Hajja Suaad, 55, is a displaced woman from Tawila, in Darfur, Sudan. Living in a relief camp with her family, Hajja is one of thousands of women who have had to leave their villages due to the ongoing conflict in the region over the past three years. CHF International is working with more than 250,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) to provide them with the services, tools, and skills they need to earn a living and be prepared for their eventual return to their home villages.

01 May 2006 description
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By the end of 2005, approximately 2.2 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) were living in dense camps scattered across arid areas of Darfur, Sudan, areas that have already low fuelwood productivity. In addition, inefficient harvesting of fuelwood has increasingly depleted the area's sources of wood and fuel.

30 Mar 2006 description
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Focus on: CHF Agriculture Initiatives in North Darfur State

06 Mar 2006 description
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For the first time in his life, Sabit Buti is able to live peacefully in his home town of Tali in South Sudan. Sabit returned to Tali last year after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the Sudanese government in Khartoum and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A). Sabit is an ex-SPLM/A soldier. He has spent the balance of his life fighting in the wilds of South Sudan, but "now things are different," he says.