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  • In Mazmoom community, located in Sennar State, the situation continues to be tense. The combination of nearly 3,800 returning Sudanese, including 1,800 former fighters, who are trying to establish new homes, farms and find pastures for their animal herds has made the situation for the Mazmoon difficult.

  • Jul 11, 2013

    Following the successful implementation of the One Man Can (OMC) campaigns in the Blue Nile, Northern Kordofan and Khartoum states, UNDP sought to expand the experience and share success of the campaigns more widely through capacity building of selected government and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) aiming at establishing a national OMC Network.

  • Jul 11, 2013

    Kawther is a recent graduate from the Zalingei University in Central Darfur, where she read Agriculture and Crop Science Studies. Like many other youth in her community, she hopes for peace and stability in a region that has long suffered the consequences of conflict. Believing in the importance of young people working together for a common future, Kawther took part in the Youth Volunteers Rebuilding Darfur Project (YVRDP) under the' Environment Volunteers' scheme.

  • Jun 16, 2013

    As part of its firm commitment to fulfilling its obligations to provide Reintegration services to ex-combatants in South Kordofan State, Sunday May 20, 2012 saw the signing of a final contract by national NGO, Jasmar with UNDP DDR and its partner SDDRC

  • Jun 16, 2013

    South Kordofan state, UNDP DDR implementing partner Near East Foundation unrolled the first civic education training of trainers in the state

  • Jun 16, 2013

    The Hakama women who traditionally chant songs encouraging their husbands and sons to fight in the frontlines are now being taught key messages of peace and stability.

  • Jun 13, 2013

    The Mazmoom community in Sennar state hosts many returnees who were forced to move back following the separation of South Sudan.

  • Jun 13, 2013

    Hawa Deng, a tall Dinka woman, garbed in red tobe, smile as she recalls the time when she was due to give birth to her youngest son, "I was due for delivery and my husband wasn't at home them..."

  • Jun 13, 2013

    Khartoum - The Sudan DDR Commission (SDDRC) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme has implemented a large-scale peace building project in both Khartoum and five localities in South Kordofan State, which aimed to provide a broad radio sensitization and outreach campaign to a populace which very much needs to hear it

  • Jun 16, 2013

    The women, dressed in clean white garb, tobe, learn in detail every step in the process alongside broader concepts of pre- and post-natal health services.

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