Urgent Action: Aid to Women and Children in Darfur

by MADRE, An International Women's Human Rights Org.


Send aid to Sudanese refugees with MADRE and Zenab, a Sudanese women’s organization. MADRE and Zenab have decades of experience addressing the particular needs of women in humanitarian crises.
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The U.N. World Food Program reports that it is cutting food rations to Darfur by 50% due to a lack of funding. MADRE and Zenab are responding to this crisis in El Sieref and other refugee camps. Conditions are horrific: Women face a systematic campaign of gang rape; children fear for their lives; families lack even the most basic necessities, like enclosed toilets; and now they will have even less food than before.


MADRE is providing support for: • food and basic supplies; • programs to prevent gender-based sexual violence (including rape); • security and privacy for women and children; and • counseling and play therapy to traumatized children.

Long-Term Impact

MADRE’s decades-long experience has taught us that emergencies like this one will leave survivors in crisis for a long time. That’s why we’re supporting the efforts of women’s organizations to provide trauma counseling along with emergency relief.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


MADRE Background Report on the Crisis in Darfur

Organization Information

MADRE, An International Women's Human Rights Org.

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.MADRE.org
Project Leader:
Vivian Stromberg
Executive Director
New York, NY United States

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