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Peace deal in southern Sudan brings little respite for Darfur

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7483.110-a (Published 13 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:110
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. London

    Despite the signing on 9 January of the Comprehensive Peace Settlement for Sudan, which officially ended Africa's longest war, violence in Darfur continues to escalate, jeopardising humanitarian operations and chances of a peace dividend.


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    Charities warn that the peace deal might not be sustainable

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    Reconstruction needs are immense. Sudan has the world's highest number of displaced people: more than six million have fled the various conflicts. The south, where two million people have died from the war, has some of the world's …

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