People with disabilities in Darfur IDP camps lead a difficult life


March 5, 2020 (El-Fashir) Thousands of people with special need in IDP camps in Tawila, North Darfur, face great difficulties in moving and obtaining their needs, amid unacceptable negligence from the authorities and humanitarian organizations.

Tawila locality – 80 km – west of  El Fasher,  North Darfur, is home to about 244 thousand displaced people,  3 thousand of whom are handicapped, who are scattered in five IDP camps , namely (Rwanda – Thali – Dabat Naira – Ramtulo – Warqu).

One of IDP community leaders , Mukhtar Bush, told Darfur 24 that people with special needs  residing in five camps in Tawila,  are facing  difficult humanitarian situations due to negligence and lack of social care services.

Mukhtar Bush pointed out that the preliminary statistics conducted by a number of mayors and sheikhs of the camps in coordination and cooperation with the Handicapped Association in the locality last week, revealed that there are about 3 thousand people with special needs inside the camp -1500 women, 1,000 men and 500 children.


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