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Sudan Refugees

Alek Wek On Her Journey From Refugee To Supermodel

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.11.2014 | Black Voices

South Sudan is a dangerous place, especially for children today. When South Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek visited HuffPost Live, she talked about h...

From a Former Child Soldier, Why We Must End the Violence in South Sudan

Ger Duany | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Ger Duany

I learned how to use weapons before I could read and write. It was not my decision, it happened simply because, during the civil war, there were no schools, so that AK-47s in our hands replaced our pens and books.

Tens Of Thousands Flee New Darfur Fighting

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2013 | World

N'DJAMENA, April 12 (Reuters) - Some 50,000 Sudanese have fled into southeastern Chad in the past week following fresh tribal conflict in the restiv...

PHOTOS: Refugees Pose With Their Most Important Possession

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

As a rising tide of refugees continue to flee the brutal violence in Syria and Sudan, photographer Brian Sokol, working with the United Nations Refuge...

Planes, Barges and Trucks in South Sudan

Anne C. Richard | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Anne C. Richard

Traveling to visit refugees, one expects to see and hear certain things. I recently visited a refugee camp in South Sudan, however, and it was the unexpected things I found there that made the deepest impression: the real challenges and steep cost of getting aid to the refugees.

Horrific Conditions In Primitive Sudanese Refugee Camps

AP | KIRUBEL TADESSE | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

ASSOSA, Ethiopia — Sudanese refugees who fled fighting between rebels and Sudan's military are suffering in primitive camps without enough aid b...

Water Crisis Killing Refugees

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 06.18.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Tens of thousands of refugees fleeing war in Sudan are struggling to find enough water to drink and cook with, leading to the deaths...

Sudanese War Planes Bomb Major Town In South Sudan

AP | MICHAEL ONYIEGO | Posted 06.23.2012 | World

RUBKONA, South Sudan — Sudanese warplanes bombed a market and an oil field in South Sudan on Monday, killing at least two people after Sudanese ...

Screams from the Desert

Melissa Fleming | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
Melissa Fleming

I can't get the sounds of their torture out of my head. Sounds I imagined. But the accounts of the Eritrean men, women and kids we met at the Shagarab refugee camp in East Sudan are terrifyingly real.

Thousands Flee Violent Clashes In Sudan

AP | Posted 11.03.2011 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. refugee agency says thousands of people are believed to be fleeing to Ethiopia to escape fighting in Sudan's Blue Nile state. U.N....

Jessica Prois

Refugees From Six Decades Meet At First-Ever D.C. Congress | Jessica Prois | Posted 10.04.2011 | Impact

When Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek was 14 years old, she left South Sudan in the heat of civil war. Her family, fleeing both rebel and government force...

Sudanese Refugee Turned Ivy Leaguer Wants To Help Build New Nation

AP | MAGGIE FICK and DAVID CRARY | Posted 09.16.2011 | Impact

KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMP, Kenya — At Morris Michael's graduation, the mother who shepherded him out of a Sudanese war zone and inspired his love of l...

Nearly 200 People Dead As Sudan Refugee Boat Sinks

Posted 09.04.2011 | World

KHARTOUM, July 5 (Reuters) - A boat packed with refugees bound for Saudi Arabia sunk off the Sudanese coast, killing 197 people, Sudanese media li...

Tens Of Thousands Flee Violence In Sudan

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2011 | World

KHARTOUM, June 22 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Wednesday 73,000 people had fled violence in Sudan's Southern Kordofan border state after...

Sudan Fighting Displaces 35,000 Children

AP | Posted 07.29.2011 | World

LONDON — A leading charity has warned that a new wave of violent conflict has displaced up to 35,000 children in Sudan's contested border region...

Donuts For Darfur: Sweets Benefit Sudanese Refugees

Tonic | JOHN R. PLATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The donut: a simple, tasty and delicious snack. But in the hands of Danny Sexton (far right, at right) and his friends, donuts are more than indulgent...