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Sudan’s conflict one year on – four priority areas where conflict sensitivity is needed most

Donors and aid workers increasingly understand the need to be conflict sensitive in order to avoid entrenching and sustaining the…

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March 25, 2024 | Audrey Bottjen
What can Sudan’s past teach us? – Part 2: recommendations for aid’s approach to access today

Humanitarian access challenges in Sudan are not new. The control or denial of access by conflict actors to further political,…

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Business and aid: a role for the private sector in Sudan’s humanitarian response

As international aid actors struggle to reach those in need and local volunteers come under attack, some businesses are offering…

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February 06, 2024 | Audrey Bottjen
What can Sudan's past teach us? – humanitarian access lessons from OLS and NMPACT

By Audrey Bottjen “One of the most bitter tragedies of Sudan is that the dilemmas facing humanitarian organisations today are…

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February 06, 2024 | Dawalbit Mohamed
Narratives that drive conflict – unpacking the term ‘settler’ and what it means in Darfur

Introduction  The term ‘settler’ is highly contested and constantly evolving in Sudan. It interacts with the broader concept of identity…

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December 19, 2023 | Ayman Elias Ibrahim, Chiara Jancke
‘Share what you have‘: five local responders reflect on delivering aid in Sudan

This blog is the second blog of the series ‘Humanitarian access, local action and conflict sensitivity dilemmas in Sudan since…

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November 20, 2023 | Emma Beals
Towards better access in Sudan: lessons from Myanmar, Ethiopia and Syria

This blog is the first blog of the series ‘Humanitarian access, local action and conflict sensitivity dilemmas in Sudan since…

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October 30, 2023 | CSF Team
Humanitarian access, local action and conflict sensitivity in Sudan since April 2023

Introducing a new CSF blog series Six months of devastating conflict have plummeted Sudan into what the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian…

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October 30, 2023 | Audrey Bottjen
Benefits and challenges of an area-based approach to programming

The aid sector in Sudan continues to look for ways to navigate the challenges of delivering assistance in a volatile…

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July 16, 2023 | CSF Team
Conflict-sensitive support to Sudanese responders

CSF RAPID GUIDANCE NOTE 2 – June 2023 This note is one in a series of rapid guidance notes intended…

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