The Setback of Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan

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The Setback of Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan Have you ever thought that what will you do if genocide happens in your beloved country? Have you ever thought of leaving your home permanently because there is war happening in your country? These thoughts have never came across my mind before as I am really blessed living in Malaysia, the land without disasters, be it natural disaster like tornado or manmade disaster like genocide. The first genocide in 21st century unfolded in 2003, far away across the globe in Sudan, Africa. Sudan has undergone civil war not once but twice with only a ten-year pause since independence in 1956. Alex de Waal stated “When history repeats itself for a third time, it is beyond tragedy” (Alex de Wall, 2007 March 19). It all started of Sudanese Arab government which commonly referred practicing apartheid campaign against non-Arab Sudanese. Rebels fight back and causing the Darfur conflict which taken off hundreds of thousands lives (BBC News, 2010), yet, the dominos has slowly fallen and the effects like succession of south Sudan, refugees in Sudan and children as the victim of crisis have come up after humanitarian crisis in Sudan. All this had come to one end when Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), a political party from Southern Sudan has signed Comprehensive Peace Agreement (2005) with the government of Sudan in 2005. This not just indicating the end of second civil war and Darfur crisis, two catastrophic humanitarian crisis which ended at least a million of lives, but also the beginning of a newly born country in 2011, Republic of South Sudan. Republic of South Sudan’s independence status, worst health indicators and weakest economy are the effects of humanitarian crisis in Sudan. After years of being oppress by the northern government, South Sudanese has fought hard and successfully gained independence status from Sudan. At

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