Sudan

17 July 2014

One family’s flight from conflict in South Sudan

Thousands have fled violence in South Sudan into surrounding countries.
Shifting weather patterns catch villagers off guard in northern Sudan
26 February 2014

Shifting weather patterns catch villagers off guard in northern Sudan

Nelly Muluka, IFRC, and Sammy Mahdi, Sudanese Red Crescent Society “We have lived in this area for many years with farmers practicing irrigation using water from the Nile river,” says Mustarifa Mohammed, a resident of Al Burgeg Locality in Northern State, Sudan. “To us, rain is alien and we can go on for years before receiving any.” So when heavy rains and flash floods started inundating their...
Child friendly spaces can be the remedy to untold fears
20 February 2014

Child friendly spaces can be the remedy to untold fears

Nelly Muluka, IFRC, and Emaddin Al Imam, Sudanese Red Crescent Society When conflict descends on a nation, the psychological effects, on adults and children alike, can last for years, if not dealt with in good time. Following violence in South Kordofan, Sudan, many families were displaced, including children of all ages. The Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) knew it had to help the young one...
The joy and frustration of working on restoring family links
18 December 2013

The joy and frustration of working on restoring family links

Dahab Lam Aldin, 78, could not hold his tears back; the joy of being reunited with a family that he had not seen for close to ten years was too much to bear.
Sudan: Displaced families use camp life to better themselves
21 November 2013

Sudan: Displaced families use camp life to better themselves

The Alraiah Alaraki camp in Gezira State, Sudan, is home to more than 750 families who were displaced from their homes in August, following heavy flooding that affected several states.
Bringing health care closer to flood-affected families in Sudan
22 October 2013

Bringing health care closer to flood-affected families in Sudan

Flash floods have displaced many in Sudan, but mobile clinics are bringing vital health services to the people.
Rains come after 19 years, causing havoc for unprepared families
1 October 2013

Rains come after 19 years, causing havoc for unprepared families

Ibrahim Mohamed Ali and his wife Hurja Yassin Osman are a couple in their 70s, living in Halifa Locality, Northern State of Sudan. It is a region which has not seen rain in 19 years, so when heavy rains and flash flooding came in August.
Sudan: We lost everything in the floods
4 September 2013

Sudan: We lost everything in the floods

For almost one month, 31-year-old Hawa Hassan Ibrahim and her 38-year-old husband Mather Adam Mohammed, together with their seven children, have been living in the Alraiah Alaraki camp in the locality of Um Elgora in Gezira State.
Ensuring safe maternal and child health for returnees in Sudan
3 September 2013

Ensuring safe maternal and child health for returnees in Sudan

Asha Elkhaeer makes her way to respond to a distress call early one morning. There is a mother in labour in a village five kilometres away. Asha rushes to the clinic to collect her delivery kit, then goes to assist the mother in labour.
Celebrating young volunteers at a camp for flood victims in Sudan
27 August 2013

Celebrating young volunteers at a camp for flood victims in Sudan

Munzir Babiker, 12, and his older brother Mohammed, 13, have dedicated their school holidays to serving humanity. The siblings have been volunteering at one of the Sudanese Red Crescent camps, established following heavy rains and flash floods.
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