At least 2 million refugees in Sudan are in desperate need of U.N. aid, but donor governments have failed to provide the money, Oxfam said this week. Government-backed Arab militias have been killing, raping, and driving out the black tribespeople who live in the Darfur region, and hundreds of thousands of people have fled their villages. The U.N. has asked for $350 million to feed and shelter them. While the U.S. and U.K. together have put up $140 million, Oxfam said, France has donated less than $4 million, and rich Arab countries less than half a million.
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