Sudan is marked by high inflation, a shrinking economy, student protests and protracted conflict, 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 clashes 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.
Sudan: Amira's Journey to Um Dukhun
The arrival of rainy season usually marks the highly anticipated start of planting season in western Sudan. For Amira, this year's rains means only that she and her family will remain wet.
Sudan: New Arrivals Overwhelm West Darfur Camps
Mercy Corps is providing shelter materials and other relief items for a new wave of displaced Darfurians and other African refugees flooding into Um Dukhun, a Sudanese border town at the center of an increasingly unstable region.
Sudan: An Expanded Commitment to Darfur
As instability worsens in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, Mercy Corps has expanded its commitment to families in need.
Sudan: Darfur Crisis: Re-Commit to Families
Amid reports of a worsening situation in Sudan's Darfur region, Mercy Corps continues to assist — and help protect — more than 117,000 displaced persons.
Sudan: Class is in Session
El Shebab Camp, Darfur, Sudan — Nasir Adam Yago likes studying English almost as much as he likes playing soccer - and he's had a chance to do much more of both since Mercy Corps established a school here in August.
Sudan: The Skills to Thrive
Hassa Hissa Camp, Darfur — It is graduation day at the Women's Training Center in Hassa Hissa displacement camp, and these women are ready to celebrate.
Sudan: Safety Nets, Soccer-Style
Hassa Hissa Camp, Darfur — Most of the kids on the dusty playground here have had their young lives completely disrupted over the last two years.
Sudan: Making a Difference in Sudanese Refugee Camps
Mercy Corps is working to improve conditions for nearly 90,000 Sudanese living in three refugee camps across Darfur, a region roughly the size of France where more than 2 million people have fled their homes.
Sudan: Funding for Sudan Approved by House, Senate
Thanks to the effort of Mercy Corps supporters, both the House and Senate have included $100 million in emergency funding for families displaced by disaster and conflict in Sudan and other African countries.
Sudan: Returning, Inspired
In 2005, Mercy Corps board member Linda Mason took a journey to Sudan's troubled Darfur region. During her time there, she witnessed Mercy Corps staff in action and took time to sit down with women in makeshift camps and listen to their inspiring stories.