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Sudanese refugees fleeing Darfur find safety in Chad


Sudanese refugees fleeing Darfur find safety in Chad

After fleeing horrific violence in Sudan’s West Darfur, refugees are arriving to Chad traumatized and with children who are often malnourished.
29 September 2023
A woman dressed in yellow sits on a mat adjusting her headscarf in a straw shelter.

Zeinab escaped to Chad with her two children after armed men attacked her home in El Geneina and killed her husband.

Zeinab, 22, recalls the morning in May when armed men attacked her house in El Geneina, capital of Sudan’s West Darfur State.
A woman and a young boy stand at the doorstep of a shelter covered in UNHCR-branded tarpaulin.

Zeinab and her son stand on the doorstep of their new shelter.

Rows of newly-built shelters in a refugee camp.

A new extension has been built at Farchana camp in Chad's Ouaddaï province, where over 4,000 Sudanese refugees have been relocated from the border.