Social Impacts on Dafur

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  • Social Impacts on Dafur
    • 400,000 people killed, including starvation
    • 2.8 million people displaced
      • Some people displaced for 10 years
    • 250,000 fled abroad, mainly to Chad
      • 2.8 million people displaced
        • Some people displaced for 10 years
      • 250,000
        • further violence in refugee camps
    • 90% targeted villages destroyed
      • 'Scorched Earth' policy
      • Dead bodies, wells, long term contamination
    • Locals forced out of villages, trapped in refugee camps
      • Shortages of food, water, firewood, medical supplies
        • High risk of Disease and starvation
        • worsened by drought in recent years
          • rates of malnutrition, malnourishment and infant mortality increased
    • emotionally damaged
      • lack of control of lives
        • Janjaweed patrolled camps for victims
      • entrepreneurial activities eg brick making
        • restore self respect, give people hope
    • Rape effecting a entire community
      • Children traumatized, men flee from partners out of shame
      • some disowned by families
      • Women = 'damaged goods'

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