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World donors pledge $2.1 billion in aid for war-stricken Sudan to ward off famine

Apr. 15, 2024 20:41 PM EDT

World donors pledged more than $2.1 billion in humanitarian aid for Sudan after a yearlong war that has pushed its population to the brink of famine, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday. Macron spoke at the end of an international conference in Paris aimed at drumming up...

French president says world donors are pledging 2 billion euros in aid for Sudan after a year of devastating war

Apr. 15, 2024 12:35 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French president says world donors are pledging 2 billion euros in aid for Sudan after a year of devastating war.

World paid little attention to Sudan's war for a year. Now aid groups warn of mass death from hunger

Apr. 14, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — On a clear night a year ago, a dozen heavily armed fighters broke into Omaima Farouq’s house in an upscale neighborhood in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum. At gunpoint, they whipped and slapped the woman, and terrorized her children. Then they expelled them from the fenced...

Sudan's war began a year ago. Children are among its most fragile survivors

Apr. 12, 2024 05:55 AM EDT

METCHE CAMP, Chad (AP) — The war in Sudan began a year ago. Here in a remote camp for tens of thousands of people who have fled into neighboring Chad, the anniversary is marked by near starvation. Assadig Abubaker Salih is a 42-year old mother of six. The family survived the hot,...

First UN food supplies arrive in Sudan's Darfur after months but millions face acute hunger

Apr. 05, 2024 14:49 PM EDT

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United Nations said Friday it has begun distributing food in Sudan’s restive western Darfur region for the first time in months, following two successful cross-border deliveries in March, but the population still faces widespread hunger unless more help arrives. ...

US announces over $47 million in humanitarian aid for war-torn Sudan

Mar. 21, 2024 11:24 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. announced more than $47 million in humanitarian aid for war-torn Sudan and two neighboring countries, to where at least a million people have fled in the nearly 1-year-old conflict. The aid package is expected to help alleviate the suffering of nearly 25...

Sudan is on course to become the world's worst hunger crisis, with children already dying, UN says

Mar. 20, 2024 19:32 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The nearly year-long conflict between Sudan’s military and paramilitary forces has put the African nation on course to become the world’s worst hunger crisis with malnutrition soaring and already claiming children’s lives, the U.N. humanitarian office warned Wednesday....

Sudan’s military regains control of TV and radio headquarters from RSF after intense fighting

Mar. 12, 2024 10:30 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s military has said it regained control of the country’s national radio and television headquarters on Tuesday from a rival paramilitary group it has been battling for about a year. The paramilitary Rapid Support Forces seized the headquarters of Sudan's...

A paramilitary group at war with Sudan’s military endorses a cease-fire during holy fasting month

Mar. 09, 2024 12:09 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — A Sudanese paramilitary group battling the country’s military in a nearly yearlong ruinous conflict endorsed Saturday a resolution by the U.N. Security Council calling for a cease-fire during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The group, known as the Rapid Support...

UN Security Council urges Sudan's warring parties to halt hostilities during holy month of Ramadan

Mar. 08, 2024 18:07 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged Sudan’s warring parties on Friday to immediately halt hostilities during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and allow aid to get to 25 million people in desperate need of food and other assistance. Ramadan is expected to begin...