In late 2010, the Referendum in Sudan brought a remarkable voter turnout of over 97% and an overwhelming 98.83% vote in favor of succession, issuing the birth of the world's newest state, South Sudan. American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
For more information, resources and references on this historical turning point, visit http://www.interaction.org/Sudan
The formation of the new state brings many new challenges to its people even as it is diverting attention away from the ongoing crisis in Darfur.
It is our hope that the resurgence of media coverage of the region will reinvigorate donations to the JCSR. We invite you to reach out to your community to alert them that the Jewish Coalition for Sudan Relief (JRF is a coalition member) continues to collect donations in support of our ongoing efforts to bring life-altering services to the vulnerable people of Sudan.
On Behalf of the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief