The ongoing conflict in the Darfur region of western Sudan has produced one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. By some estimates, genocidal acts have claimed as many as 400,000 lives, with more than 2 million people displaced. Refugees continue to flee into neighboring Chad and humanitarian agencies report more difficulties in assisting people in desperate need. Brookings experts continue to examine the deteriorating situation in Darfur and current policy options for the region.
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - Returnees from north Sudan wait in line to receive food from the World Food Program (WFP) staff in south Sudan December 30, 2010.
The Potential of Local Conflict Resolution in Darfur
May 29, 2014, Sultan Barakat
Arab nomads in Darfur have organized interlocking conflict resolution networks to address local disputes before they escalate. Their work could help bring lasting peace to a region plagued by violence. But it requires stronger international support to fulfill its promise.
Sudan and South Sudan
Opinion | The New York Times
January 14, 2011, Roberta Cohen
October 13, 2010
Article | Global Responsibility to Protect
March 25, 2010, Roberta Cohen
Paper | Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement
October 23, 2009, Andrew Solomon
Article | International Security, Armaments and Disarmament in 2008, SIPRI Yearbook 2009
June 2009, Roberta Cohen and Francis M. Deng
Paper | World Congress of Humanitarian Studies
April 2009, Jacqueline Geis and Alex Mundt
March 25, 2009
Paper | Human Development Task Force, U.S.-Islamic World Forum
February 16, 2009, Hady Amr and Elizabeth Ferris
Paper | Enhancing Protection of Civilians in Protracted Conflicts, ARC/Austcare Symposium
October 28, 2008, Alex Mundt and Elizabeth Ferris
Speech | Searching for Peace and Justice in Sudan: The Role of the International Criminal Court
September 26, 2008, Elizabeth Ferris
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