USAID Providing Humanitarian Assistance In ‘Dangerous,’ ‘Fluid’ Environment In Sudan, Agency Official Tells Lawmakers
Devex: USAID in ‘constant scenario planning mode’ for Sudan
“The U.S. government’s aid agency continues to monitor an ‘incredibly fluid’ and ‘very, very dangerous’ operating environment in Sudan, a U.S. Agency for International Development official told U.S. lawmakers Tuesday. In the wake of a coup in April that ended the 30-year rule of former President Omar al-Bashir, and a subsequent violent military crackdown against civilians on June 3, USAID has continued to provide humanitarian relief in a country facing widespread food insecurity — while battling challenges of access, bureaucracy, and rapid change…” (Igoe, 6/26).
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