SUDAN WATCH: UNHCR: Insecurity forces 44% cut in Darfur budget

Friday, April 07, 2006

UNHCR: Insecurity forces 44% cut in Darfur budget

Citing deteriorating security that has severely limited its operations and access in Darfur, the UN refugee agency 9 Mar 2006 announced a 44% reduction in its 2006 programme budget for the region.

Collecting firewood

Photo: Displaced women on their way to collect firewood in the Douma area of Darfur. Soldiers from the African Union and the government escort them twice a week to collect wood, guarding against rape by janjaweed attackers. (UNHCR/H.Caux)

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