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18 Mar 2008 description
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"The United Nations has described the situation in Darfur as a crisis of 'enormous proportions.' The survival of the hundreds of thousands of displaced is on a knife-edge" (BBC News, May 6, 2004). Ultimately, as the atrocities have continued, more than two million Darfurians have fled their homes - over 200,000 of them crossing from Sudan into Chad.

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02 Aug 2004 description
report Africare

World attention has been turned toward the Darfur region of Sudan, where displacement of local people by militia forces has resulted in a large-scale humanitarian crisis. While this emergency is centered on the Darfur region of western Sudan, the bordering country of Chad has been forced to deal with the consequences of the Sudanese conflict, as hundreds of thousands of refugees stream across the border, seeking assistance and sanctuary inside Chad.