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Down to basics

Photos by Jenny Matthews

Women at the large market garden run by the Al Janade community to raise funds. Most of the village population of 15,000 are displaced people.

The National Society provides the only available health facilities to inhabitants of Wad Sherif camp. Isolated in the desert, it is home to 38,000 Eritrean refugees.


Volunteer Mona Adam teaches in the village of Thoura Mobi. Literacy classes and health education for displaced women are the mainstay of women's activities in the Sudanese Red Crescent. Over 10,000 women attended these classes last year.

A bright-eyed gaze from a girl in Al Girba camp for Eritrean refugees. SRCS activities include distributing food, public health care and skills training for women.

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