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10 Apr 2014 description

By Marla Pierson Lester

April 10, 2014

AKRON, Pa. – Forced from home by fighting in the Central African Republic, hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing to neighboring countries, including Chad.

At a transitional refugee camp in Moundou, Chad, about 60 miles from the Central African Republic border, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) representative Angela Austin was struck by their plight.

09 May 2012 description

By Emily Will

May 9, 2012

AKRON, Pa. – A food crisis is spreading through the semi-arid Sahel, a seven-country ribbon across the southern edge of the Sahara, from Mauritania on the Atlantic to Sudan on the Red Sea. The United Nations says the disaster now threatens 15 million lives and may grow to affect several million more.

10 Jun 2008 description

By Tim Shenk

June 10, 2008, AKRON, Pa. - Chadian Association for Nonviolence, a partner organization of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), has reported that government soldiers killed eight students during attacks on high schools in Moundou, a town in southern Chad.

Soldiers stormed the town's Lycée Adoum Dalla high school while classes were in session on April 23 and attempted to arrest a student.

07 Oct 2004 description

An interfaith team will deliver MCC's aid in Darfur

11 Aug 2004 description

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is preparing $6.1 million Cdn./$4.6 million U.S. in aid for victims of violence in western and central Sudan.

30 Jul 2004 description

As the humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of western Sudan continues to make headlines, MCC is preparing a shipment of milk powder and relief supplies to be sent to Chad, where tens of thousands of Darfur residents have sought refuge. Part of the shipment will also go to southern Chad for refugees from the Central African Republic, whose situation is less publicized but no less dire.

10 Jun 2004 description

As reports of massive suffering and slaughter continue to emerge from the Darfur region of western Sudan, MCC is exploring options for assistance to refugees fleeing into neighboring Chad.

14 May 2004 description

Friday, May 14 - As reports of massive suffering and slaughter continue to emerge from the Darfur region of western Sudan, MCC is exploring options for assistance to refugees fleeing into neighboring Chad.