Day 4 is ending. Some people are interested in how I am doing, but we need to be thinking of Darfur’s people. If my hunger brings focus to where it belongs, if more people know what is happening in Darfur and will raise their voices , then what I am going through now is well worth it.
In the camps Darfuris are already experiencing food shortages; grain is stockpiled at Port Sudan but with 50% of humanitarian aid severed, the remaining aid workers are not able to deliver it to all the camps. The port is very far from Darfur. In the camps the water pumps require maintenance but with Oxfam expelled that isn’t happening. Sanitation is a growing problem. Disease is stalking more than a million people.
I have received wonderful, amazing support from my family, friends, colleagues and from strangers. I am more grateful. Than I can say. And no support has been more meaningful than that of the Darfuri community here in the US.
Thank you everyone who has taken the time to come to this site.