Written: 2013 | Published: November 01, 2023 | Belkys López, Hazel Spears

Stabilizing abyei: trauma and the economic challenges to peace

The report offers recommendations for sustainable development in the region, with a focus on supporting local African initiatives for peace, economic cooperation, and cultural learning. Regarding trauma, the report notes that trauma is a national public health crisis in Sudan that has yet to be addressed. The study conducted for this report measured the presence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among the displaced population in Abyei. The report also highlights the emotional and spiritual toll that displacement and chronic crisis have taken on the Ngok Dinka community in Abyei. The report emphasizes the importance of addressing trauma in the region’s stabilization and recovery framework.


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