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Reproductive Health/GBV KAP Survey among Communities Affected by Conflict in Darfur


The armed conflict in Darfur, which escalated in early 2003, has exploited and brutalized over two million civilian, and further immobilized an already decaying infrastructure. It has caused systematic forced migration of populations across the region estimated at 2.5 million IDPs. Large numbers of displaced women are pregnant, facing delivery under dangerous conditions; others victims of violence including rape. Furthermore, the first half of this year, was marked by continued conflict, resulted in further new displacement of about 137,000 IDPs across Darfur; the expulsion of 13 international NGOs and dissolution of 3 national NGOs. 

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