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UNAMID welcomes the decision to lift economic sanctions on Sudan

UNAMID welcomes the US Administration’s decision to lift most economic sanctions imposed on Sudan. The decision, which ends more than two decades of economic sanctions, is hoped to contribute significantly to the betterment of the lives of the Sudanese people; including the population we serve in the Darfur region. read more

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IOM Aids Internally Displaced in Sudan’s Darfur Jebel Amir Gold Mining Area and Returning Chadian Migrant Workers

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ IOM is currently transporting over 125 metric tonnes of emergency assistance including plastic sheeting, sleeping mats, beds, mattresses and mosquito nets to an estimated 100,000 people displaced by fighting in north Darfur’s Jebel Amir district. read more

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The African Water Facility, the Government of Sudan and the African Development Bank Jointly Launch the First Peace-Building Water Project in Darfur

Over 750,000 people from three Darfur states will have improved access to water supply and sanitation through a €3.3 million African Water Facility (AWF) grant read more

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The Systematic Emasculation of Africa’s Leadership-Part 3

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Full UNAMID peacekeeping patrol returns to home base

EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, February 21, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — After a show of force and round-the-clock negotiations, the entire 55-person peacekeeping patrol of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur, which had been blockaded in northwestern Darfur by armed rebels for nearly two days, was en route to its home base in Umm Baru this afternoon. read more

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UNAMID Deputy Chief acts on her commitment to North Darfur returnees

EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, February 15, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — With the slaying of goats, the people of Kuma Garadyat today expressed their commitment to work with the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur on nine projects intended to trigger the restoration of normality to a string of 12 villages in North Darfur which four years ago were devastated by conflict. read more

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More can be done to achieve justice, reconciliation in Darfur: UN Assistant Secretary General

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