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

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PEACE BUILDING

After many decades of civil conflict, a peace deal between the warring factions in Sudan was signed in January 2005. The job of securing this peace and rebuilding the infrastructure in this large and complex country poses an enormous challenge to the country's leaders, its people and the international community. The articles reviewed in this section describe the efforts and challenges facing the various players in rebuilding Sudan and ensuring the peace.

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An Uncertain Return: Ockenden International Report (webpage)
The UK-based NGO Ockenden International has worked in Sudan and with Sudanese refugees for many years. This report documents the 'current and potential impact of displaced people returning to Southern Sudan'. Based on research conducted in Western Equatoria following the peace agreement, it explores the effect of significant numbers of returning refugees on an area with limited infrastructure and resources and the likely challenges this raises for the local communities, NGOs and the returnees themselves.



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