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The Impact of Darfur Conflict on Agro- Pastoralists in Displacement Camps

The Impact of Darfur Conflict on Agro- Pastoralists in Displacement Camps

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Title: The Impact of Darfur Conflict on Agro- Pastoralists in Displacement Camps
Author: Mahmaden, Abdelmahamoud Adam Mohammed
Abstract: From the study carried out on internally displacement peoples in four camps around Nyala, it was evident that the percentage of males was 63.6% compared to females 36.4%. As far as educational level is concerned 37.2% literate while 62.7% were illiterate. Occupation is concerned 51.8% were farmers while 39.1% were livestock owners and the 9.1% were practicing different other jobs. The animal losses during war were 52.7% cattle, 30.9% sheep, 7.3% camel and 3.8% goats. An access land ownership before displacement 75.5% were inherited, 8.2% were purchased, 1.8% rent and 3.6% gift. While after displacement 13.6% inherited, 1.8% was purchased, 0.9% was rented and 2.7% were gift. The main source of food is as follows 84.5% received food aid, 4.5% were crop production, 4.5% were buying from markets, 3.6% were relative support and 2.7% were animal production. The main prevalent diseases were Malaria, Anemia, cholera, Malnutrition and Typhoid. According to health supervisor in camps The main source of income is as follows 55.5% were laborer, 22.7% were crops producer, 9.1% were animal producer, 4.5% were trade worked, 7.3% receive relative support while 0.9% from their own possession. As far as natives that preferred the life in camps about 5.5%.
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/8390
Date: 2007


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