Donors Pledge $4.5 Billion for Sudan Aid

Funds will be used for immediate needs like hunger relief and help for refugees returning to their homes. Longer term needs include the construction of schools, roads and hospitals. Sudan is one of the poorest nations in the world.

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April 12, 2005|3:10 pm

Donors pledged $4.5 billion today for civil war recovery efforts in Sudan at an International conference in Oslo, Norway. However, there were warnings that not enough was being done for the Darfur region in western Sudan.

  • Donors Pledge .5 Billion for Sudan Aid
    Sudanese displaced children attend a class at an outdoors makeshift school in Drage camp, on the outskirts of the southern Darfur town of Nyala, January 2005. Donors in Oslo, Norway pledged .5 billion in aid for Sudan on Tuesday, April 12, 2005. UN Secr


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