Sudan Peace Prospects Dim as Tensions Grow in Darfur, South

Sudan Peace Prospects Dim as Tensions Grow in Darfur, South

Sudan may be preparing to host the largest peacekeeping force in the world, but that hasn't deterred the country from fueling more conflict in its war-weary western region, Darfur, and reigniting tension in its southern swath, which was wracked by war for more than two decades.

Sudan's proclivity for conflict continues to frustrate all international efforts to pacify war-torn Darfur, where besieged displaced people are dying daily as the war gets uglier by the hour.

Relief organizations say malnutrition levels are climbing in the hundreds of refugee camps that dot the region and access for aid workers has worsened due to deteriorating security conditions. More aid agencies are fleeing Darfur, worsening the humanitarian situation for millions of people displaced in the region.

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