Who should intervene to end the humanitarian crisis in Sudan? | conflict
The war has forced millions from their homes and are on the brink of starvation.
The war in Sudan has created one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world.
More than nine months of fighting between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces has pushed nearly five million people to the brink of famine.
The World Food Program says the number of Sudanese suffering from hunger has doubled since the violence began in April.
Insecurity and restricted access have made relief agency operations almost impossible.
Humanitarian organizations are calling on the international community to increase their funding – and not to forget Sudan, where other wars dominate the world’s attention.
So what can be done to alleviate the suffering of the Sudanese people?
Presenter: Tom McRae
Hajouj Kuka – Spokesperson for Emergency Response Rooms, a youth-led volunteer network providing aid in Sudan.
Raja Makkawi is the editor of African Arguments, an online African news platform.
William Carter – Country Director for Sudan for the Norwegian Refugee Council.
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