Sudan - Complex Emergency: Situation Report #4, Fiscal Year (FY) 2009
In 2009, Sudan continues to cope with the effects of conflict, displacement, and insecurity countrywide. Since 2003, a complex emergency in Sudan's western region of Darfur has affected more than 4.7 million people, including nearly 2.7 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). In Darfur, fighting among armed opposition factions, the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), militias, and ethnic groups remains ongoing. According to the U.N., clashes have displaced more than 315,000 individuals within Darfur and to eastern Chad since January 2008.