Health
 Sudan
Project #1999

Clean Water For Sudanese War Refugees

by Near East Foundation (NEF)
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Summary

A community of 35,000 refugees from Sudan’s civil wars will receive clean water - preventing diseases resulting from unsanitary water supply.
$15,655
total raised
340
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

Sudan’s ongoing civil wars have chased two million people from Darfur south to Khartoum, the capital, where they struggle to survive in informal settlements with no access to public services. In Dar al-Salaam al-Rabwa, 40 kilometers from Khartoum, 35,000 residents suffer cholera, diarrhea and other diseases resulting from insufficient clean water. Only one of five water stations is operational, and the entire community relies on unsanitary water deliveries by donkey cart.

Solution

NEF’s project first will connect the community’s NEF-run health center and two NEF-supported schools directly to a clean water supply. We will then repair three water stations,connect an additional school and install hand pumps and filtration system.

Long-Term Impact

Ultimately, the project will provide the entire community of 35,000 war refugees with access to healthy, clean water.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​nefdev.org/​main/​countries/​cr_160.aspx
NEF Sudan Website
2007 Annual Report - Sudan

Organization Information

Near East Foundation (NEF)

Location: Syracuse, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.neareast.org
Project Leader:
Helen Rubeiz
Program Associate
New York, NY United States

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