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ARC Sudan-Darfur

Head Office: Khartoum

Where ARC Works: In refugee camps and in towns in the Nyala-Gereida and Nyala-Tullus corridors of South Darfur - in western Sudan

People We Serve: 639,000 Displaced Darfuri Sudanese and others at risk

Violence against civilians and the dislocation of people from their homes and livelihoods has caused a public health crisis in the region.

What ARC does in Darfur:
  • Agricultural Livelihoods Support
  • Mother and Child Care
  • Primary Health Care
  • Nutrition
  • Peacebuilding
  • Water and Sanitation Services
 

Operational Since: 2004

Goal in Sudan: Provide integrated basic services and agricultural support to IDPs, returnees and host communities in South Darfur.

Milestones:

ARC continues to maintain an ongoing mix of emergency and recovery programs, serving 639,000 displaced and conflict-affected people in South Darfur.

Current Needs:

In 2014 and beyond, ARC will continue pursuing the following objectives with the communities we serve:

  • improve nutritional status of children under 5
  • strengthening health care services and practices
  • improving access to potable water and promoting good hygiene and sanitation practices
  • improving food security and livelihoods among female-headed households
  • distribute non-food items to conflict and disaster-affected populations
  • promote peacebuilding activities and support links between farmers, agro-pastoralists and transhumant Arab Bagara.

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