Darfuri women and children rest in a school at Sirba town, ransacked during a recent government offensive to retake the area from Darfur rebels, near West Darfur's capital el-Geneina, February 21, 2008. Fighting has continued in Sudan's Darfur region despite an agreement to deploy the world's largest U.N.-funded peacekeeping operation there and people say they are losing faith in the international community's will or ability to help them.

Reuters - Khamisa Abdallah tried to wipe the
tears from her eyes as she described how she lost six of her children when armed men rode into her West Darfur town, killing, shooting and looting.

Originally from Yahoo! News: World - Africa on February 22, 2008, 1:36pm

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Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.