Sora - a female name from South Sudan, meaning revolution.
SORA - a revolution in global awareness. A revolution of knowledge

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DIASPORA

Many Sudanese people have fled their homeland to join the growing number of Sudanese people living in other countries.

Through the hard work of humanitarian organisations, such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Red Cross and the various host states of Sudanese refugees including Australia, Canada and Germany, the resettlement of Sudanese people in safe third countries has been made possible. The needs of the Sudanese community when they arrive and settle in these nations is the focus of research presented on this page.

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Remittances as Unforseen Burdens for Sudanese Refugees (website)

This is a summary of a PhD thesis submitted to the University of London in 2004. It describes the considerable burden placed on resettled Sudanese refugees in the USA to send remittances to family in Sudan and countries of first asylum. It considers the personal cost of remittances to individuals and families, and asks what states and organisations can do to help mitigate the impact of remittances during the resettlement period.




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