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White Nile

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White Nile state, capital town Rabak, is a very strategic state in Sudan. It is the only point of connection between the South and the North and many other States through the Nile. In 2001 and with support from USAID and FAO ADRA began a food security project for IDPs along the Nile River Corridor that served the displaced in three camps and two settlement areas in the Kosti area. Since then projects implemented include a primary health care, wet feeding for severely malnourished children, dry supplementary feeding for moderately malnourished children, growth monitoring, health education for lactating women, food for work to support health activities, garden project, pilot fishing initiative, water provision, sanitation (latrine construction and environmental clean-up. For 2 years FAO supported the fishing component of the project.

ADRA Sudan is currently implementing a food security and livelihood project funded by OFDA, two school construction projects, funded by UNHCR and UNICEF and a school construction project funded by A Better World, Canada.