Meet humanitarian needs, bolster early recovery and boost livelihoods for families affected by conflict in Darfur and border areas with South Sudan.
Sudan is marked now by 20 percent inflation, a shrinking economy, student protests and several simultaneous rebellions — in Darfur, the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile State — as well as stiff American sanctions and genocide charges related to Darfur. The independence of South Sudan in 2011 resolved years of civil war, but conflicts continue to arise between Sudan and its new neighbor.
- Agriculture & Food: Increasing food security for returnees and vulnerable host communities with agricultural tools, seeds and information
- Conflict & Governance: Improving war-affected and marginalised communities' capacity to support local economic development and poverty alleviation
- Water: Drilling, repairing and maintaining water points
All stories about Sudan
Sudan: Teaching English as an opportunity
Sudan: Taking the lead in economic recovery
Sudan: Cementing a Fragile Peace
By any measure, Sudan is a country in crisis.
Sudan: Uncertainty for Abyei's Displaced
Agok, Abyei area — Two weeks after armed clashes started in Abyei town, the approximately 50,000 people who fled southwards are hesitant about their next move.
Sudan: Opening Doors in Abyei
Abyei town, Sudan — Patterned bedsheets keep the mid-afternoon Sahelian sun and the swirling dust out of Theresa Whex's restaurant in Abyei's main market, a maze of mostly stick-and-straw stalls.
Sudan: Q&A: Richard Haselwood
Sudan: New Skills for Asha
By looking at 25-year-old Asha, you could never tell that she has been through so much in her young life.
Sudan: Nima's Story from Darfur
Sudan: Into Um Dukhun
My journey to Um Dukhun began with a 75-minute ride in a U.N. helicopter from Nyala, the capital of South Darfur State. Nyala is where I'm based as program coordinator for Mercy Corps' relief efforts in Darfur.
Sudan: Responding to Floods in Upper Nile, Sudan
The water arrived at night, quietly and suddenly to Garang's home along the Kurachai River. He and his family saw no signs of danger when they went to bed that night in mid-July.