Scores of displaced families living without shelter for weeks in Shaddad camp, North Darfur State

Jebel Marra is a mountainous area in the middle of the five state region of Darfur, and like the rest of region south of Wadi Howar, is populated with many villages.  Government and militia attacks in this area (allegedly to attack rebel forces) have driven many families to camps such as Shaddad near the town of Shangil Tobaya.  SUDO UK on March 22 reports that not only have more than 180 families lived there without shelter for the last twenty days, no government or UN agency had visited them (one NGO had).  And on March 22, two hundred more people arrived, mostly women, elderly and children from the Dobo Al-Madrassa village, where they were prohibited from taking food they’d raised or anything else of theirs.  Go to this web address to read the full article:

SUDO UK is a charity based in the United Kingdom established to support the Sudan Social Development Organization in Sudan.  Its website:

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