UNAMID Backs Water Project for Darfur Returnees

    The United Nations Mission in Darfur is supporting a large-scale project that aims to provide high-capacity water containers to thousands of returning villagers in Darfur. The project was launched April 27 by UNAMID Joint Special Representative Ibrahim Gambari.

    “One of the major sources of conflict in Darfur is access to water,” the African Press Organization quotes Gambari. “Among our main priorities is to assist communities who want to return to their homes continue with their lives. And so I want to show you our commitment to seeking durable peace and access to water.”

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.