Sudan

CARE's Response in Darfur

People are in urgent need of food, shelter, water and emergency supplies.

Country Info

In northern Sudan, CARE is represented by CARE International Switzerland and runs programs mainly in South Darfur and South Kordofan. Its mission is to save lives by providing relief services to internally displaced people, assist conflict-affected populations to restore livelihoods, and promote peace and stability. Current activities include water and sanitation, hygiene education, primary health care, nutrition and livelihoods support.

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Our Work in Sudan

Child Poverty

Half of all children live in poverty, spending their formative years struggling to survive.  

Market Access

More inclusive markets and access can help poor people improve their lives.

Microfinance

There’s a “savings revolution” taking place in many developing countries.

Poverty & Social Justice

Everyone in the world has the right to a life free from poverty, violence and discrimination.

Agriculture

By failing to close the gender gap in agriculture, the world is paying dearly.

Child Marriage

Child marriage is a gross human rights violation that puts young girls at great risk.

Why Women & Girls?

Why does CARE fight global poverty by focusing on women and girls? Because we have to.

Our Vision

We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

Sudan: Darfur Humanitarian Overview May 2013

A surge in inter-tribal fighting as well as conflict between the Sudanese Armed Forces and armed movements has led to the forced displacement of more than 300,000 people since the beginning of the year, including at least 27,000 people who crossed into Chad. In addition, humanitarian assistance continues to be provided to 1,4 million people already in the 99 camps across Darfur. Source: OCHA

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