The struggles of iNGOs in Sudan: Money, politics and 'disunity'

    A satellite image taken in March 2012 by DigitalGlobe shows the village of Um Bartumbu in southern Sudan after it was burned in an alleged - yet unconfirmed - raid by Sudanese troops. The village is located in the state of South Kordofan where clashes occur between the Sudan People's Liberation Army and troops fighting for the Sudanese government. The country is one of the most hostile environments for aid workers. Photo by: DigitalGlobe

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    About the author

    • Jenny Lei Ravelo

      Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.