Fresh Darfur clashes highlight ongoing problem of millions displaced from their homes

15 October 2018

The number of internally-displaced people (IDPs) in Darfur, West Sudan, continues to grow, following recent clashes in the Jebel Marra region.

More than 2 million people in Darfur have been living in IDP camps since conflict started in 2003. Those who were displaced from the Jebel Marra are largely unwilling to return home, citing a lack of food, health services and housing.

The UN - African Union joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is preparing to leave Sudan in less than two years, and there is concern that the issue of IDPs will remain unresolved.

UNAMID radio producer, Setyo Budi, spoke to Rommel dela Rosa, the mission’s Governance and Community Stabilization Officer, and Head of the temporary operating base in Golo, Central Darfur.

He started by asking Mr. dela Rosa what UNAMID’s current priorities are for the displaced.

Audio Credit:
Setyo Budi, UNAMID
Audio Duration:
4'30"

 

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