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Honduras, Sudan, United States of America
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Sudan faces a number of environmental concerns.1 These include desertification, climate change, increasing water shortages, decreasing rainfall, riverbank erosion, and deforestation.2 Air pollution and environmental degradation, along with a country-wide shortage of clean water, have been attributed to causing the country's high mortality rate.3 Deforestation, caused by the heavy reliance that the Sudanese place on their environment for exports and the agriculture sector (which 80% of Sudanese people are a part of), includes a change in land type from semi-desert to desert, and the degradation of existing desert environments, including wadis and oases, caused by human action.4 These and other environmental problems have been closely linked to the long conflicts in Sudan, as many of these factors have been caused by Sudan?s political conflicts and ...See More their aftermath.5 Show Less

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1 http://postconflict.unep.ch/publications/sudan/03_disasters.pdf
2 Ibid
3 Ibid
4 http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article49702
5 http://www.unep.org/sudan/post-conflict/
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Sudan News

ArmyTimes.com 
Three American veterans have been detained trying to cross from Kenya into South Sudan, an Army official has confirmed to Army Times. See more..
Telegraph.co.uk 
He is Sudan, the last surviving male northern white rhino, and quite possibly the most famous animal on the planet. Sudan is now 43 (or 100 in rhino years) and it is feared only has months left to live. As the last male of his species, he receives 40 ... See more..
africanews 
Since the country gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, its first and current president, Salva Kiir, has always presided over a military parade and a celebration of its independence even at the height of the civil war that broke out four years ago. See more..
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Courier Mail 
ARMED with canoes, seeds and fishing kits, Australia has launched an extraordinary rescue mission for thousands of people in South Sudan trapped on inland ... See more..
South Sudan News Agency 
Washington, DC, June 22, 2017 — The Trump administration should delay a July decision on U.S. sanctions on Sudan, according to a report published today by the Enough Project. The report, “The July Deadline Won't Work: Why the U.S. needs to delay the ... See more..
WNCT 
FILE-- In this file photo of Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. South Sudan government soldiers in the town of Koch, Unity state, South Sudan. Fifty-two soldiers and rebels have been killed in recent fighting in South Sudan's contested state of Unity, a military ... See more..
AllAfrica.com 
Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced. The ... See more..
Aljazeera.com 
Khartoum, Sudan - She's seen it before. The images of dry, cracked lands; dead trees; animal corpses; hungry children and lines of people waiting for food assistance are not new to her. The current drought and resulting food crisis affecting millions ... See more..
The Guardian 
When Mary Cholil sought food and shelter after her village was torched, her three-year-old daughter died. In a country ravaged by hunger and conflict, such ... See more..
The Star, Kenya 
When he worked as a nurse in his native South Sudan, Joseph Deng saw many women suffering in pregnancy and childbirth, inspiring him to retrain as a midwife to help cut the number of maternal deaths, one of the highest in the world. High levels of ... See more..
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Geography

north-eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Egypt and Eritrea
Area

Total 1,861,484 sq km
Land NA
Water NA

Climate

hot and dry; arid desert; rainy season varies by region (April to November)
Natural Resources

petroleum; small reserves of iron ore, copper, chromium ore, zinc, tungsten, mica, silver, gold; hydropower ;
Natural Hazards

dust storms and periodic persistent droughts
Current Environmental Issues

inadequate supplies of potable water; wildlife populations threatened by excessive hunting; soil erosion; desertification; periodic drought

Demographics

Nationality
Sudanese
Population
34,847,910
Ethnic Groups
Languages
Religions

Finances

Sudan is an extremely poor country that has had to deal with social conflict, civil war, and the July 2011 secession of South Sudan - the region of the country that had been responsible for about three-fourths of the former Sudan's total oil production. The oil sector had driven much of Sudan's GDP growth since it began exporting oil in 1999. For nearly a decade, the economy boomed on the back of increases in oil production, high oil prices, and significant inflows of foreign direct investment. Following South Sudan''s secession, Sudan has struggled to maintain economic stability, because oil earnings ...See More now provide a far lower share of the country''s need for hard currency and for budget revenues. Sudan is attempting to generate new sources of revenues, such as from gold mining, while carrying out an austerity program to reduce expenditures. Agricultural production continues to employ 80% of the work force. Sudan introduced a new currency, still called the Sudanese pound, following South Sudan''s secession, but the value of the currency has fallen since its introduction. Khartoum formally devalued the currency in June 2012, when it passed austerity measures that included gradually repealing fuel subsidies. Sudan also faces rising inflation, which reached 47% on an annual basis in November 2012. Ongoing conflicts in Southern Kordofan, Darfur, and the Blue Nile states, lack of basic infrastructure in large areas, and reliance by much of the population on subsistence agriculture ensure that much of the population will remain at or below the poverty line for years to come. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$86.67 billion (2012 est.); $90.66 billion (2011 est.); $92.4 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

24.2% of GDP (2012 est.); 28.6% of GDP (2011 est.); 26.7% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

cotton, groundnuts (peanuts), sorghum, millet, wheat, gum arabic, sugarcane, cassava (tapioca), mangoes, papaya, bananas, sweet potatoes, sesame; sheep and other livestock
Industries

oil, cotton ginning, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, armaments, automobile/light truck assembly