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Joanne Offer

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Time is now for Southern Sudan

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2009 | 7:39 AM

Darfur rightly makes the headlines: the humanitarian situation there remains catastrophic. But the spotlight on Darfur -- a region of western Sudan -- should not detract from what, in comparison, seems like a forgotten crisis farther south in the same country.

This is a crucial time for Southern Sudan. In...

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Kenya: One Year After Elections Unleashed Brutal Violence, How Is The Country Coping? (Slideshow)

(20) Comments | Posted December 19, 2008 | 1:08 PM

One year after disputed presidential elections in Kenya triggered horrific clashes between different ethnic groups, leaving hundreds dead and thousands homeless, how is the country coping? Joanne Offer, who works with the International Rescue Committee in Nairobi, has been talking to communities in West Kenya to find out.


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